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Health at work is a very broad church…
With lots of solutions, professions and approaches, plus myriad qualifications and accreditations, it can be a complicated and confusing area to absorb - even for the most experienced amongst us. And there is always plenty of fresh info to keep up with!
In this section our expert members react to the latest industry developments, offer up-to-the-minute thinking and encourage proactive solutions that help bring about better health at work. Let’s get started...
Essex police is one of the largest non-metropolitan police forces in the UK. The staff respond to over 1 million calls a year. They understand that maintaining this level of service, while controlling costs, is heavily reliant on the health and safety of their personnel.
Office workers sit for 10 hours each day (on average).
By 2020, people aged fifty and over will represent 48% of the adult population and 32% percent of the working age population (ONS). That’s less than five years away. Current thinking must change and, in light of the ageing workforce, employers are well placed to help make this change happen.
Introducing OH software can help you improve the quality of your OH data, eliminate wasted time and enrich your service.
Would you drive a car without adjusting the seat, mirrors and steering wheel? Are you sitting comfortably right now? The chances are you are not! Please read these tips and then follow the advice given!
MANY occupational health (OH) nursing courses are failing to fully prepare OH nurses (OHNs) for practice, a national survey of OHNs finds.
"The number of people receiving sickness benefits in the UK has remained steady and stubbornly high despite fluctuations in unemployment and decades of government interventions.
From process to timescales, “Brexit” has led to severe political and...
Employers shouldn’t rely on the NHS to keep staff healthy...
Trident Medical Services (TMS) has launched a new free...
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