Conditions

The magic touch

1 Dec 2001

Lack of training in the correct use of a keyboard leads to poor posture and unnecessary musculoskeletal strain. It is time for all of us to take typing lessons?

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Workplace death rate rising

1 Dec 2001

Statistics on workplace deaths make grim reading with levels at their highest for a decade

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Portable problems

1 Nov 2001

Staff working away from the office are often simply issued a laptop and left to get on with it but they have very real health needs that should not be ignored

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Portable problems

1 Nov 2001

Staff working away from the office are often simply issued a laptop and left to get on with it but they have very real health needs that should not be ignored

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Call centres – the reality

1 Nov 2001

The call centre is a unique working environment where good management is vital to the health and happiness of its staff

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Learning for life: ergonomics

1 Nov 2001

Life Long Learning and Continuing Professional Development are the processes
by which professionals, such as nurses, develop and improve their...

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Absent without leave

1 Oct 2001

The second article on sickness absence gives advice on how OH professionals can positively influence an organisation's sickness absence record

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On the spot

1 Oct 2001

An on-site occupational physiotherapy service brings relief to sufferers of musculoskeletal disorders and makes real savings for employers

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Learning for life: Musuloskeletal disorders

1 Oct 2001

Life Long Learning and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are the
processes by which professionals, such as nurses, develop and improve...

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Getting the message across

1 Sep 2001

For any health promotion programme to have an impact it must be creative and innovative or it will simply be ignored. A good knowledge of your workforce will help a tailor-made approach to reach the target and bring real results

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Training

7 Aug 2001

This week’s training news
Learning from errors
Making mistakes is one of the best ways of learning online, according to...

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Laptops can damage your health

1 Jul 2001

Staff who use laptops on a daily basis are reported to have the highest
incidence of musculoskeletal symptoms, according to...

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Toyota drives safety home

1 Jul 2001

Making OH a top priority has earned a prestigious safety award for Toyota UK's Derbyshire division

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A new agenda for musculoskeletal disorders

1 May 2001

Matthew Trigg MIOSH, ergonomist with JDA Associates, proposed a new agenda
for managing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in his presentation "Get...

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Culture of disillusion sweeps OH profession

24 Apr 2001

Many occupational health staff are
disillusioned with the profession, according to a survey by Personnel Today’s
sister magazine, Occupational Health....

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