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Nurses call for annual health checkup

Nurses have called for a yearly health and well-being check up. Delegates at the Royal College of Nursing conference in Liverpool said the “MoT” could take place at the same time as their annual appraisals. The check-up, which would assess their physical and psychological health, would set a healthy example to patients, they said. Claire…

Employers are being encouraged to start 2009 with a resolution to keep their staff healthy. That is the advice issued by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), which has suggested that employers should look to promote a “good safety culture” and encourage a healthy work life balance. According to the IOSH, keeping employees…

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has launched a new guide designed to help employers learn from workplace accidents and prevent reoccurrences. Examining both serious accidents and deaths at work, the Learning the Lessons guide covers issues such as preparation and planning, initial response and internal investigations and competence. Ian Waldram, chair of…