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Work vibrations linked to pregnancy complications, and work stress linked to infections, in major studies

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
Work tasks causing whole-body vibrations should be addressed in risk assessments for pregnant workers, researchers have warned in an "alarming" study. Meanwhile, another study has found work stress makes employees vulnerable to a range of infections.

Employer ignored doctors' recommendations for relocating injured worker, caused incapacity

Workers' compensation, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
A major government employer ignored "clear warnings" and recommendations from a worker and its own doctor on minimising the impact of a major workplace change, exacerbating the vulnerable worker's psychological injury and incapacitating her for work, a tribunal has found.


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