We have collected some useful information concerning health in the workplace for both employers and employees. Please take a look at the links below to find out more.
Information for employees.
Information for Employees
Fit for Work Leaflet
These Fit for Work posters and leaflets, available in English and Welsh, are designed to offer physiotherapy tips and advice for workers and promote the use of physiotherapy to counter work-aggrevated health problems.
Health and Work
This leaflet is about helping you get back to health and work.
The Back Book
Aimed at those with back pain, this booklet offers evidence-based advice on coping with back pain and leading a normal life.
Beat Stress at Work
If you’re stressed, whether by your job or by something more personal, the first step to feeling better is to identify the cause.
Change 4 Life
Fun ideas, recipes, top tips and activities to help your kids stay healthy. Make a change today with Change4Life!
Other Useful Resources
The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE) is a Professional Network of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. The group was founded in 1947.
Faculty of Occupational Health Medicine
Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians.
Occupational Health Literature
A selection of OH related literature provided by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Guidance, advice and information services for health, public health and social care professionals.
Information for employers.
Information for Employers
Physiotherapy is clinically effective and cost effective in the provision of occupational health services getting people back to work. Available in English and Welsh.
Health and Safety Executive – Musculoskeletal Disorders
The term musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) covers any injury, damage or disorder of the joints or other tissues in the upper/lower limbs or the back.
Health and Safety Executive – Stress
Over 11 million days are lost at work a year because of stress at work. Employers have a legal duty to protect employees from stress at work by doing a risk assessment and acting on it.
Health and Safety Executive – Health Surveillance
Health surveillance allows for early identification of ill health and helps identify any corrective action needed.
Laptop Workstation Set-Up
How to reduce the risk of long term injury using your laptop.
Ergonomic Workstation Set-Up
Most of us spend hours at our desk every day. Bad habits and incorrect posture can lead to short-term pains and aches that can turn into long-term injuries.
The Art of Sitting
Always sit back and move your chair close to the desk to maintain contact between your back and the seat back to help support and maintain the inward curve of the lumbar spine.