Monday, 23 January 2012 2:07pm
Workers who perform overtime or are distracted, rushed or fatigued are significantly more likely to sustain eye injuries, according to a new study, which also found that PPE slashed the odds of such incidents occurring.
Friday, 16 December 2011 3:42pm
In a study that could influence the types of employees targeted in wellbeing programs, Danish researchers have found that work pressure is more likely to be a predictor of stroke for men in white-collar occupations.
Wednesday, 07 December 2011 11:27am
Workers with depression and other mental illnesses cost employers billions of dollars a year in lost productivity, but measures that improve their performance cost virtually nothing, according to a Canadian study.
Wednesday, 23 November 2011 2:22pm
Bullying and ill-treatment by managers is rampant in the public sector and other industries, according to the authors of a British study, who have outlined four ways to eliminate the problem.
Friday, 18 November 2011 2:17pm
Health workers exposed to medical lasers are at risk of eye damage, burns and other injuries, and many aren't wearing PPE to prevent them, a US study has found.
Wednesday, 09 November 2011 3:55pm
An employer that uses "athletic trainers" in its return-to-work program has more than halved the average number of days it loses to workplace injuries.
Friday, 28 October 2011 2:19pm
A recently-published European study has found there is no significant link between long-term mobile phone use and brain cancer, but the study excluded data from hundreds of thousands of potentially heavy occupational users.
Friday, 07 October 2011 12:05pm
Employers that hand over control of wellness initiatives and incentives to worker representatives can reverse poor program participation rates, according to new research.
Tuesday, 04 October 2011 2:10pm
Work stress has emerged as a significant risk factor for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), according to a new study, which also found that job control reduced the likelihood of pain.
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 1:02pm
Researchers have found that every year in France about 3000 new cases of lung cancer are directly attributable to occupational exposures in such industries as mining, metal manufacturing and viticulture.