National Audit Office criticises government’s approach to disability employment

4 Apr 2019

The government has not yet fully considered how it will get a million more disabled people into work by 2027,...

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Cost and poor understanding discourage investment in occupational health

3 Apr 2019

Cost, concerns about value for money and a lack of knowledge about what occupational health involves are among the reasons...

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Shift work ‘increases coronary artery disease risk’

1 Apr 2019

Shift work has a harmful effect on cardiovascular function, with the risk of developing coronary artery disease increasing the longer...

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A tenth of women experience ‘unmanageable’ stress

1 Apr 2019

One in 10 female employees in the UK are finding their stress “unmanageable”, with heavy workloads and financial worries among...

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Nearly half with bowel concerns reluctant to visit GP

1 Apr 2019

Almost half of workers avoid going to their GP if they suspect they have a bowel problem, with many preferring...

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Sedentary working linked to a tenth of deaths

26 Mar 2019

Sitting for long periods of time during the day has been linked to around one in 10 deaths each year...

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Intervention needed to improve construction worker sun safety

25 Mar 2019

Construction workers’ desire for a sun tan is putting them at risk of skin cancer, a study has found, prompting...

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Two in five men avoid talking about mental health worries

21 Mar 2019

The charity Samaritans has launched a campaign to encourage men to seek help if they have a mental health worry...

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One in six endometriosis sufferers gives up work

21 Mar 2019

As many as one in six women with endometriosis could be giving up work because of the effects of the...

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How to Exercise Efficiently From Home with Treadmills

20 Mar 2019

PROMOTED CONTENT |What is the number 1 used excuse for not exercising for a minimum of 30 minutes per day? That's right...

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Managers feel ill-equipped to support staff mental health

18 Mar 2019

Six in 10 managers are not receiving enough help from their organisation to support the mental wellbeing of their staff,...

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Women in stressful jobs more likely to receive diabetes diagnosis

18 Mar 2019

Women in mentally-tiring jobs are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who suffer from little or no...

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Noisy offices affect wellbeing for four in 10 staff

13 Mar 2019

Almost half (44%) of office workers say that noisy working conditions have a negative effect on their wellbeing, significantly affecting...

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Construction firms should train staff in occupational health awareness

13 Mar 2019

Construction companies have been urged to train at least one employee in occupational health awareness to increase understanding of OH...

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Study suggests type 2 diabetes is “reversible” with weight loss

7 Mar 2019

Type 2 diabetes could be a “reversible condition”, researchers have suggested, after a study found a third (36%) of people...

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