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Occupational health research round-up: May 2019

Short breaks between nurses’ shifts linked to workplace accidents
Being provided with only a short break, defined as less than...

CPD: stress and conflict in the workplace – a case study

3 May 2019

It has been well-documented that the cost of work-related is significant, and rising all the time. As Tholakele Sindisiwe Gcumisa...

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Joint pain? Why we need a better evidence base for musculoskeletal disorders and work

3 May 2019

What do we know about musculoskeletal disorders and work, and what do we need to know? Karen Walker-Bone looks at...

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CPD: The heat is on – managing thermal comfort and the menopause

5 Apr 2019

Menopausal symptoms can affect all older women and some aged below 45, and can pose challenges for individuals and employers...

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Occupational health research round-up: April 2019

5 Apr 2019

Poor sleep and job stressors
Employees reporting high numbers of job stressors, and who say they need longer to unwind...

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CPD: Supporting a young woman living with mental ill health

1 Mar 2019

It can be challenging for an employer to know how best to support an employee living with a mental health...

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CPD: Minimising exposure to hand-arm vibration

1 Feb 2019

Effective health surveillance and risk assessment and management are key to preventing and mitigating hand-arm vibration. But occupational health also...

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Message centre – understanding and articulating the occupational health ‘brand’

7 Dec 2018

Occupational health practitioners are, rightly, always focused on delivering excellence. But with government reviewing the future shape of OH, Nick...

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CPD: The importance of engaging with environmental controls

7 Dec 2018

Environmental management and oversight is not traditionally something considered to be within occupational health’s remit. But environmental management can have...

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Occupational health research round-up: November 2018

2 Nov 2018

Older workers with chronic disease
More people will be working with a chronic disease and poorer self-perceived health as working...

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How new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing could change the workplace health landscape

2 Nov 2018

October saw the launch of the new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing. What exactly is it, how will it work...

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CPD: Occupational health’s role following a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

2 Nov 2018

As our workforce ages and becomes more sedentary, type 2 diabetes is increasingly prevalent. As Soroyo Barnes and Anne Harriss...

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Occupational health research round-up: October 2018

5 Oct 2018

Developing a workplace mental health checklist
North American academics have developed a checklist to help line managers recognise changes in...

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Crohn’s disease: considerations for a return to work following sickness absence

5 Oct 2018

It is estimated the incurable, inflammatory bowel condition Crohn’s disease affects at least 115,000 people in the UK. Managing it...

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Disappearing spires – why have OH university courses dropped by half this year?

5 Oct 2018

As the new academic year gets underway, shock new statistics have revealed that university occupational health courses are down by...

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