Tuesday, 01 September 2009 3:56pm
Workplace physical activity programs can reduce cardiovascular risk factors and musculoskeletal pain symptoms, according to a recent study from Denmark.
Tuesday, 25 August 2009 2:30pm
Protecting workers from "unusual" physical exertion and modifying time-urgent activities can significantly reduce the chances of compensable heart attacks occurring in the workplace, researchers say.
Thursday, 20 August 2009 3:52pm
Police officers are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease even at a relatively young age, according to a recent study.
Thursday, 13 August 2009 3:50pm
Employers can face high-cost, long-term workers' compensation claims if decisions for claims lodged by its workers are delayed by more than two weeks, according to a recent study.
Tuesday, 11 August 2009 11:57am
Workers who quickly take up light or modified duties after suffering musculoskeletal or similar chronic-pain injuries are more likely to return to their regular full-time duties within a year, according to a US study.
Tuesday, 04 August 2009 12:02pm
Employers must look beyond the duties OHS laws impose on them if they're to reduce workplace stress, absenteeism and compensation claims, according to Curtin University research.
Monday, 27 July 2009 1:11pm
Workers actively involved in goal setting, problem solving and the identification and elimination of hazards in the workplace are less likely to suffer from stress, a Japanese study has found.
Tuesday, 21 July 2009 12:58pm
A health study of clean-up workers, business occupants and residents in post-September 11 New York has offered a unique insight into the hazards of frequent or concentrated exposure to dust and fumes.
Thursday, 16 July 2009 11:59am
Chronic disease management and health promotion programs can provide employers with significant savings, particularly for lost productivity, US research has found.
Thursday, 09 July 2009 1:00pm
Female vets who work with ionising radiation are up to five times more likely to have children with birth defects, according to Australian researchers.