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Occupational health is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the relationship and interaction between health and work; namely how an individual’s health affects their ability to work and how the work affects their health.    Effects of health on work Fitness for Task: assessing an individual’s fitness for the role they will be performing. This may be to standards that...

In any organisation stress and musculoskeletal issues are the common causes of absence and offices are no different. Often office work can cause stress that may not be as easy to see as in other environments. In the target driven organisations of today offices, staff have just as much pressure on their performance as those in more traditionally target driven...

Occupational health (OH) is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the relationship and interaction between health and work; namely how an individual’s health affects their ability to work and how the work affects their health.   This is very relevant to the work done by Logistics companies where fitness to drive and the ability to perform heavy lifting is important...

One in three people in the UK are living with high blood pressure, although at least 5 million people are not diagnosed. High blood pressure shows no symptoms but if it is undiscovered, could lead to heart attacks and strokes. Blood Pressure Week aims to encourage people (especially those over 40) to get their blood pressure checked, potentially saving thousands of lives...