A different approach

1 Mar 2004

How
using a new tact has helped transform the approach to musculoskeletal disorders
at Clifford Chance.  By Lucia
Walker
At...

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Women suffering as a result of ‘male-friendly’ workstations

3 Feb 2004

Women not only suffer more work-related health and safety problems than men;
research has shown that workplaces are actually designed...

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Policing sickness absence

1 Feb 2004

The
police force’s OH departments face the immense challenge of maintaining the
physical and mental health of officers while battling...

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Flying the flag for women’s health

1 Jan 2004

Marks & Spencer's breast screening programme predates the NHS's scheme, and is still going strong after more than 27 years

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OH key to getting sick back to work

1 Dec 2003

“We
don’t intervene early enough when someone is off sick from work,” said Dr
Philip Sawney, principle medical adviser at...

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Learning for Life: Stress

1 Dec 2003

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

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HSE must divide enforcement and advice

1 Dec 2003

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) must ensure there is more detachment
between enforcement and advice when dealing with small...

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Work-related illness up

4 Nov 2003

Absences due to work-related illness are getting longer, according to recent
research.
The Self-Reported Work-related Illness Survey by the Health...

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News in brief

1 Nov 2003

This
month’s e-leaning mews in brief
UK
eUniversities has launched a new BSc third-year top-up degree in Health
Sciences developed...

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Improved ‘job matching’ could help to reduce MSD difficulties

1 Nov 2003

Matching the demands of work to individual capabilities, both mentally and
physically, is a key factor in dealing with musculoskeletal...

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Stress and its symptoms

21 Oct 2003

Dr
Sayeed Khan gives us a whistlestop guide to the symptoms that may indicate
stress among employees
Stress
has always...

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Stressful crimes

21 Oct 2003

The
HSE’s handing down of an improvement notice to an NHS trust moves the whole
issue of work-related stress from...

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Out on a limb

1 Oct 2003

When a team of podiatrists complained of work-related upper limb disorders (WRULD), an OH nurse carried out a survey to investigate the source of the problem

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HSE launches online tool to help employers assess MSDs

1 Oct 2003

An
online chart to help managers identify high-risk manual handling jobs has been
unveiled by the Health and Safety Executive...

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Teamwork approach is key to halting ‘sicknote syndrome’

16 Sep 2003

A consultant in occupational medicine says there is an obvious solution to the escalating problem of GPs issuing sicknotes without any serious consideration of the consequences for employers

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