Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards 2020 shortlist: OH team of the year (public sector)

A week today (on October 2) we will be revealing the winners of the Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards 2020....

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Include asbestos risk awareness in NHS staff training, study recommends

Awareness of asbestos risk and the possibility of a mesothelioma diagnosis should be added to the mandatory training for new...

‘Immediate action’ needed to prevent more silicosis deaths, MPs told

MPs have been told that immediate action is needed to prevent deaths and illnesses caused by exposure to respirable crystalline...

Occupational health & wellbeing Awards 2020

Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards 2020 shortlist: Best wellbeing initiative

The clock is ticking down to next month’s “big reveal” of the winners of the 2020 Occupational Health & Wellbeing...

Why small businesses are best placed to manage post-Covid mental health

Because of closer relationships with their employees, small firms are in an ideal position to spot if and when somebody...

HSE missing ‘thousands’ of opportunities to investigate work-related Covid-19

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) may be missing ‘thousands’ of opportunities to investigate work-related Covid-19 cases because of gaps...

Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards 2020 shortlist: OH team of the year (private sector)

The Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards 2020 celebrate the achievements of OH practitioners and employers in developing healthier working practices...

Fewer eye tests during pandemic means staff risk serious eye problems

Missed eye tests during the lockdown and reduced optometrist capacity could mean serious eye conditions including glaucoma and macular generation...

Health staff urged to get flu vaccine to minimise sickness absence this winter

Senior clinicians and health leaders have urged frontline health and social care staff to get their annual flu jab as...

Occupational health & wellbeing Awards 2020

Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards 2020 shortlist: Best musculoskeletal initiative

During September, we are recognising excellence in the delivery of occupational health by profiling the shortlisted entries for all six...

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