Staywell » Archives for August 2015

Working on Holiday – Useful or Harmful?

August 26th, 2015 posted by staywelloh

We live in a hectic and stressful world. Long commutes, overtime hours, ignored lunch breaks, weekend meetings – these all contribute to a jam packed lifestyle. As a result, no one argues that employees in all fields deserve at least a few weeks off from work per year, time to relax, go on vacation, spend…

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What is workplace health surveillance?

August 17th, 2015 posted by staywelloh

All employers in the UK have a duty of care to those who work for them and much of this is bound in law. Duties include making sure employees are not exposed to hazardous substances or circumstances, that they are equipped to undertake their duties safely and that their health is protected while they are…

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Occupational Health 101 – A Friendly Guide for Employers

August 5th, 2015 posted by staywelloh

If you have been an employer for any length of time, you will have heard the term “occupational health” bandied about myriad times – but it is not always clear exactly what is meant by this phrase. We get asked this question all the time, so here is a brief explanation of what “occupational health” means and how…