With more than half a million in Britain suffering with back
strain, employers will welcome a new survey, which recommends...
For The Post Office's Employee Health Services team the challenge is to provide a high standard of healthcare to 200,000 people at different locations across the UK
Upper limb disorders including neck pain and repetitive strain injuries are
one of the most common work-related ailments affecting European...
Annual event sees launch of projects to raise awareness on the prevention and treatment of backpain
This month’s news
Breath of fresh air
The Health & Safety Executive has produced guidance on ventilation to
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...