Tags: workplace health

Employers report rise in employee mental illness

Mental illness among workers is on the increase a survey of employers has discovered. The 2015 Absence Management survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) found that heavy workloads, management style and difficult relationships with colleagues were the principle contributing factors to the rise in stress and anxiety levels.

Neal Stone:  Signs of improvement in HSE’s annual statistics report

Neal Stone, Director of Policy and Communications, British Safety Council HSE’s recently published statistics show strong signs of improvement in Great Britain’s workplace health and safety performance in 2010/11. Both the incidence and number of major and reportable workplace injuries fell significantly in 2010/11. Both the injury rates for major injuries and injuries over three…