Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:41pm
When considering whether to adopt a wellness program, employers should ensure they have a willing "chief" and a worker who is committed to champion the initiative, US researchers have suggested.
Monday, 08 April 2013 2:16pm
Workers who are exposed to industrial cleaning products and latex are at risk of developing asthma, even if they never suffered from the disease as a child, an Australian study has found.
Tuesday, 12 March 2013 3:47pm
Researchers have urged employers to encourage injured workers to return to work more swiftly, after they found those who are absent on workers' comp for longer than six months are highly likely to gain weight, increasing the chances of further claims.
Friday, 08 March 2013 3:58pm
With winter and the flu season drawing closer, employers should consider implementing a flu vaccination program, after US researchers found work-based immunisation campaigns increase vaccination rates and reduce absenteeism.
Friday, 22 February 2013 3:44pm
Finnish researchers have identified the psychosocial work factors that increase - and decrease - the likelihood of workplace accidents and sick leave.
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:33pm
Workplace weight-loss plans that are designed, in part, by employees, improve productivity and reduce workplace costs, US researchers have shown.
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 3:27pm
Employers can prevent burnout and long-term absences by meeting with workers regularly to discuss their work-life balance needs, say German researchers.
Friday, 18 January 2013 3:42pm
Employers that provide mechanical lift equipment should not assume workers will take advantage of it and use it effectively, a US study has found.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 12:40pm
Employees who work with pesticides must be made aware of pesticide safety information and trained to prevent substances from entering their body, US researchers say.
Thursday, 15 November 2012 11:03am
Employers should implement "self-testing workplace stations" under their health and wellbeing programs, a US study has suggested.