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UK sickness absence rate reaches all-time low

Some 131.2 million working days were lost due to sickness in the UK in 2017, new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.  

Effective return to work programmes after cancer are ‘essential’, says EU-OSHA

European businesses need to do more to support employees return to work after a cancer diagnosis, according to a new report.


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Power suits

Organisations may soon be giving workers ‘outside’ assistance to manage biomechanical hazards. 

Tideway: On the tools

We look at how health measurement scoring systems with leading and lagging indicators have been adapted for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project. 

Dermot Dolan, Pfizer

The biopharmaceuticals group’s director of environment, health and safety systems talks about managing risks presented by a changing business model, prizing wellbeing and the pleasures of site auditing.