Monday, 07 February 2011 12:50pm
Employers must invest in wellbeing initiatives that support older workers, or risk a spate of early retirements and skills shortages, Finnish researchers have found.
Thursday, 03 February 2011 12:03pm
An Australian study has found that workers' compensation "claims activity" tends to increase during an economic recovery, and not when times are tough, as is often believed.
Tuesday, 25 January 2011 12:02pm
Workplace health and wellbeing interventions must include measures that reduce the "conflict" between employees' work and private lives, say Belgian researchers.
Monday, 24 January 2011 1:35pm
Agriculture workers have lower overall cancer rates than the general population, but an increased risk of ovarian or prostate cancer, a US Study has revealed.
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 3:11pm
Nearly all of Australia's sedentary workers are not doing enough to reduce the risk of chronic disease, and many don't even realise it, a Monash University study has found.
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 12:41pm
US researchers are calling for "vigilant" adherence to safe-handling practices after a study found hazardous drugs used to treat cancer patients are contaminating workplaces.
Thursday, 18 November 2010 3:50pm
Inflexible hours and weekend work could be making workers put on weight, according to Australian researchers, who say reversing the trend will improve productivity.
Tuesday, 09 November 2010 2:00pm
Employees who have the option to work from home when ill are nearly 30 per cent less likely to attend the worksite and spread disease, US researchers have found.
Friday, 29 October 2010 11:33am
US researchers have identified an association between formaldehyde exposure and leukaemia that is stronger among professionals than industry workers.
Thursday, 14 October 2010 3:16pm
Researchers measuring the biological effects of welding have found even short-term exposure to fumes can cause a significant decline in lung function.