Social media

Javascript is required to use HSE website social media functionality.

Category: Sickness absence

Workplace stress costs Great Britain in excess of £530 million

Monday, November 12, 2007

Statistics released last week by the HSC show a dramatic increase in the number of workers suffering from work

Read more

Occupational health standards in the construction industry

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

HSE estimates that two million people within the UK currently suffer from an illness caused by, or made worse

Read more

Food industry case studies

Friday, September 28, 2007

New information and case studies are now available on managing sickness absence in the food manufacturing industry. View information

Read more

Managing sickness absence in the police

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

The Home Office and HSE are working together to reduce the number of working days lost

Read more

Nurses working together

Friday, April 27, 2007

The Director of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in Scotland, Stewart Campbell, has highlighted to nurses the

Read more

Sickness absence recording in NHS trusts

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

In the year 2005, sickness absence rates in the NHS ranged between 2.5-6.0% with

Read more

Don’t mix it!

Thursday, January 4, 2007

A guide for employers on alcohol at work. This guides will help small and medium-sized businesses deal

Read more

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Thursday, December 14, 2006

The NHS Plus website has published new guidance for employers and employees on chronic fatigue

Read more

Triggers for non-specific symptoms

Monday, December 11, 2006

Non-Specific Symptoms (NSS) are symptoms that are not related to any given disease and include fatigue,

Read more

Absence management toolkit for line managers

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), working with HSE and Acas, have launched

Read more

Working days lost down by a quarter

Thursday, November 2, 2006

Statistics published today by the Health and Safety Commission (HSC) reveal that the

Read more

Better Backs campaign – reducing workplace back injuries

Monday, October 9, 2006

This years Better Backs campaign started today. Building on the success of last year, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in partnership

Read more

The costs and benefits of active case management and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal disorders – RR493

Thursday, September 28, 2006

This study sought to identify the evidence on cost-effective case management and rehabilitation principles for MSDs that could be applied by employers and healthcare providers to help those with MSDs stay in work or return to work. Read the research report 

Read more

Research Report RR483 – Survey of tools and resources available to employers to manage, record and monitor sickness absence

Friday, August 4, 2006

This study was established under the Government Setting an Example (now part of the wider Public Services Programme) programme of work set up by the Health and Safety Commission (HSC) as part of their commitment to improving health and safety management in the public sector. The report provides an essential guide to sickness absence recording […]

Read more

MISC743 – Healthy workplace, healthy workforce, better business delivery

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Universities and colleges need healthy and well-motivated workers if they are to

Read more

E073:06 – Survey results question difference in public/private sector sick leave

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

The popular view that public sector workers take more sick leave than their private sector counterparts is misleading says an HSE report. The results of a recent HSE survey suggest that there is evidence of higher rates of employer under-recording of employee absence within the private sector, this being concentrated within smaller businesses. Read the […]

Read more

RR469 – Lay conceptualisations of occupational disease

Friday, June 30, 2006

Objectives People’s beliefs about the causes, treatments, symptoms, and duration etc. of an illness from a model that influences what they define as illness and how they respond to it (treatment seeking, absenteeism) View Report RR469

Read more

RR 464 – Identifying and evaluating the social and psychological impact of workplace accidents and ill-health incidents on employees

Friday, June 30, 2006

This research, and the literature review that preceded it, was commissioned by HSE. The review confirmed that there are few studies that have explicitly examined the impact of serious workplace-related injury and ill health on individuals, their families and their immediate social network. View RR464 report

Read more

Page 2 of 212