Staywell » Archives for September 2017

Listen up! The Importance of Hearing Health Surveillance in Noisy Workplaces

September 27th, 2017 posted by staywelloh

The danger of noise and its impact on health doesn’t generally figure highly on most people’s list of workplace hazards. Many don’t realise there are Noise at Work Regulations that all companies need to comply. Neither do they understand that prolonged exposure to certain levels of noise can cause irreparable hearing damage. The following statistics…

Staywell » Archives for September 2017

Supporting Employees to Work Through: Cancer

September 20th, 2017 posted by staywelloh

According to the Office of National Statistics, in 2013 alone, over 350,000 people were diagnosed with cancer. Estimates suggest that by end of the next decade there could be as many as 4 million of us coping with the disease. While 10% of people within the 25 to 49 age group are likely to contract…

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It’s Time to Talk About Mental Ill Health in the Workplace #ITSOKAYTOTALK

September 12th, 2017 posted by staywelloh

Sunday, 10th September was World Suicide Prevention Day and the #itsokaytotalk hashtag has been used widely across various social media platforms in recent days. Talking about mental health is key to better understanding but, unfortunately, it’s something far too many of us tend to shy away from, particularly when we’re in the workplace. All too…