Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Royal Opera House to appeal against musician’s hearing loss ruling

The Royal Opera House has been granted permission to challenge a landmark High Court ruling in favour of a musician...

Call for better health screening for Grenfell workers and survivors

An academic studying the potential contamination in the area surrounding the Grenfell Tower has joined calls for the NHS to...

Workers spend 67 days a year sitting at their desks

Eight in 10 (81%) office workers spend between four and nine hours a day sitting at their desks – equating...

Toolkit launched to help health professionals promote physical activity

A toolkit that will help health professionals advise patients on how physical activity can help manage their conditions and aid...

Fifth of arthritis sufferers quit work because of unsupportive employers, warns charity

More than a third of people with arthritis or related conditions are out of work, with a fifth being forced...

Three in 10 would not attempt CPR if they witness cardiac arrest

Almost a third (30%) of adults would not attempt CPR if they saw somebody suffer a cardiac arrest, according to...

Study highlights health and work benefits of sit-stand desks

Office workers who are equipped with a sit-stand desk are more productive, healthier and happier than those who are not,...

More than a third of homeworkers suffer back pain

More than a third (37%) of homeworkers have experienced new back pain since they began working remotely, with many receiving...

Promoting workplace wellbeing

The cost of mental and musculoskeletal ill-health in the workplace in terms of lost productivity and absence is well-documented. But...

How to manage mental health in a time of uncertainty

Economic uncertainty can have a huge effect on employees’ mental health, whether they are an EU national worrying about what...

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