Local authorities’ lack of flexibility is pushing staff into taking early retirement.Research published this week shows that of those retiring...
In handling sickness absence, practitioners need to be watchful of the Disability Discrimination Act
Employers have been slow to recognise driving as a major risk factor to staff. But with shocking new statistics, practitioners are being forced to sit up and take notice
treatments for musculoskeletal problems hailed as answer to poor success rates
new generation of treatments for...
How do you provide healthcare to 21,000 staff spread over 70 UK sites? If you're Rank Hovis MacDougall you establish a nationwide network of home-based advisers
Ensuring pregnant staff and new mothers are comfortable and safe in the workplace is an important part of an OH practitioner's job, but what should a risk assessment cover?
The rising compensation awards in both physical and psychological injury cases underlines the importance of risk assessment, with the onus on the OH department
This month’s news
Employers will have a single address, telephone number, fax or web site for
assessment should not only aim to reduce the occurrence of accidents in the
workplace but also psychological illness in...
Recent absence statistics do not bode well for local authorities. Despite
aiming to lower sickness levels, the figures show the...
This month’s news
Occupational accident investigations need to be led by line managers rather
than safety professionals if...
A paper describing a project to tackle musculoskeletal injury in a large bakery made Joe Patton, nursing adviser with Rank Hovis McDougall, a highly commended runner-up in this year's Roche Diagnostics Occupational Health Award
Life Long Learning and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are the
processes by which professional people, such as nurses, develop and...