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The Modern Day Holy Grail… Leading a Stress-Free Working Life


The total number of cases of work related stress, depression or anxiety in 2014/15 was 440,000 cases, a prevalence rate of 1380 per 100,000 workers. Ref: -HSE. While in many cases you can’t change your workplace, the way workplace stressors effect you can be dramatically improved with how you decide to react. Self-help and coping […]

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Combat Stress?


Yoga, alexander technique. mindfulness, gardening, walking, nature, all very good to provide distraction and often advised as self-help and coping strategies. Supportive help is often advised as CBT or talking therapies. How do you feel if the stress is totally due to work? You can’t change the workplace but you can change the way you […]

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A Guide To Absence Management


Reduction of people who are ‘on the sick’ can be made by implementing an Occupational Health policy along side the companies Health and Safety policy. Unfortunately, most business do not pay as much attention to Occupational Health and yet it is just as important as safety at work. Absence management is nothing new and good […]

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The Role of the Occupational Health Advisor (OHA)


Occupational health advisors work in a variety of settings mainly industry, health services, commerce, and education. They can be employed as independent practitioners or as part of a larger occupational health service team, often attached to a HR department. OHA’s are considered to be leaders in public health in the workplace setting. The OHA role […]

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