Tag Archives: musculoskeletal disorders

Fit for Work – health and work advice, health assessments and return to work plans

Sickness absence is a major problem for the UK economy – 131 million days were lost due to sickness absences in the UK in 2013[i]. It incurs significant costs for employers (e.g. the cost of temporary cover, lost productivity, etc.) … Continue reading

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HSE figures show extent of illness related to work in UK

Figures from the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) annual statistics for 2012/13 have helped shed some light on the extent of the issue ill health related to work. The report has shown that 22.7 million working days were lost in the … Continue reading

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