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Tag Archive: occupational health

  • There will be certain circumstances where you may need the help of occupational health services before your employee is able to return to work. How can occupational health support a return…

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  • Workplace adjustments can help ill, injured or disabled employees return to work. However, there may be some circumstances where you need to seek additional advice or support. Occupational health services Occupational…

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  • Returning to work after time off can sometimes be difficult. By managing absence effectively, and keeping in contact, your employees should understand what is expected from them and be more…

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  • Fit for Work’s free online resources (blogs, guides on the Advice Hub, ability to ask a question by email/web-chat etc.) and the free telephone advice line (0800 032 6235) can…

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  • Employee burnout is when an employee feels physically and mentally exhausted as a result of prolonged stress at work. As there is currently no widely accepted tool to measure burnout, it…

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  • Talking openly and honestly to your employer about your health is just as important when you’re off work as it is when you’re at work. Your employer needs to understand…

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  • Who is eligible? Fit for Work offers an assessment service for people who are currently employed. Employees are eligible to be referred if they have been off sick from work for…

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  • Being off work is known to have a harmful effect on your health and wellbeing. With the support of Fit for Work, your GP and/or employer, it may be possible…

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  • If you’re experiencing ill health, nursing an injury or struggling with difficulties at home, your employer’s occupational health provider can support you. Not all employers provide, or have access to,…

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  • From today, all employers across England and Wales will be able to offer their employees a referral to Fit for Work.   According to new research, 74% of employers and 63%…

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