Your Health at Work Book

Your Health at Work


  • Author : Trades Union Congress TUC
  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780749481513

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Your Health at Work Excerpt :

Your Health at Work is your fully researched and up-to-date guide to the most common health risks at work in the UK and how you can tackle them. The TUC expertly explains your legal rights, how to avoid injury and illness and what support is available to you. Covering the full range of industries, Your Health at Work provides guidance for everyone. Both physical health (e.g. aches and strains, hazardous substances, accidents) and mental health (anxiety, depression, bullying) are comprehensively discussed to provide you with reliable help and advice on the full range of potential health problems at work. The stories of real workers who have encountered health issues at work are included to make sure that this book is fully representative of real life and gives practical, and sometimes inspirational, insights to support you and your health every day at work.

Yes  You Can Talk About Mental Health at Work Book

Yes You Can Talk About Mental Health at Work


  • Author : Melissa Doman
  • Publisher : Welbeck Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2021-10-12
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781801290364

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Managing Health at Work Book

Managing Health at Work


  • Author : C. Wilkinson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000162097

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Managing Health at Work Excerpt :

Managing Health at Work reviews recent developments in the field of workplace health from a practical point of view. It is aimed at managers and health specialists concerned with initiating new policies to develop and improve workplace health. The book provides essential guidance in managing health at work, gives specific examples of good practice and alerts the reader to relevant guidelines surrounding issues such as stress, cancer, HIV and AIDS, RSI, health eating and exercise. The author argues that increasing attention should be paid to the use of workplace health especially with the growing number of employees making claims against their employers for a wide range of health problems.

Your Health at Work Book

Your Health at Work


  • Author : HOWARD. ALLEN TRADES UNION CONGRESS (TUC). FIDDERMAN (BECKY.)
  • Publisher : Kogan Page
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 0749481501

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Your Health at Work Excerpt :

Serves as your indispensable guide to dealing with and understanding physical and mental health problems at work in the UK.

Sit Less Book

Sit Less


  • Author : Stefan Zavalin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-01-03
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9798985541533

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Wellbeing at Work Book

Wellbeing at Work


  • Author : Jim Clifton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781595622426

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Wellbeing at Work Excerpt :

What if the next global crisis is a mental health pandemic? It is here now. One-third of Americans have shown signs of clinical anxiety or depression, and the current state of suffering globally has risen significantly. The mental health pandemic manifests everywhere, not least in your workplace. As organizations around the world face health and social crises, as well as economic uncertainty, acknowledging and improving wellbeing in your workplace is more critical than ever. Increasingly, leaders and managers must support mental health and cultivate resilience in employees — not just increase engagement and performance. Based on more than 100 million Gallup global interviews, Wellbeing at Work shows you how to do just that. Coauthored by Gallup’s CEO and its Chief Workplace Scientist, Wellbeing at Work explores the five key elements of wellbeing — career, social, financial, physical and community — and how organizations can help employees and teams thrive in those elements. The book also gives leaders ideas and action items to help employees use their innate talents and strengths to thrive in each of the wellbeing elements. And Wellbeing at Work introduces a metric to report a person’s best possible life: Gallup Net Thriving, which will become the “other stock price” for organizations. In a world where work and life are more blended than ever, maximizing employee wellbeing takes on greater urgency. Wellbeing at Work shows leaders how to create a thriving and resilient culture. If you and your leaders don’t change the world, who will? Wellbeing at Work includes a unique code to take the CliftonStrengths assessment, which reveals your top five strengths.

Unhealthy Work Book

Unhealthy Work


  • Author : Peter L. Schnall
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351840842

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Work, so fundamental to well-being, has its darker and more costly side. Work can adversely affect our health, well beyond the usual counts of injuries that we think of as 'occupational health'. The ways in which work is organized - its pace and intensity, degree of control over the work process, sense of justice, and employment security, among other things - can be as toxic to the health of workers as the chemicals in the air. These work characteristics can be detrimental not only to mental well-being but to physical health. Scientists refer to these features of work as 'hazards' of the 'psychosocial' work environment. One key pathway from the work environment to illness is through the mechanism of stress; thus we speak of 'stressors' in the work environment, or 'work stress'. This is in contrast to the popular psychological understandings of 'stress', which locate many of the problems with the individual rather than the environment. In this book we advance a social environmental understanding of the workplace and health. The book addresses this topic in three parts: the important changes taking place in the world of work in the context of the global economy (Part I); scientific findings on the effects of particular forms of work organization and work stressors on employees' health, 'unhealthy work' as a major public health problem, and estimates of costs to employers and society (Part II); and, case studies and various approaches to improve working conditions, prevent disease, and improve health (Part III).

Mental Health at Work Book

Mental Health at Work


  • Author : James Routledge
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241486832

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Mental Health at Work Excerpt :

Paying attention to workplace mental health has never been more important. With one in four people experiencing poor mental health right now, we need to start talking about it. Penguin Business Expert James Routledge has worked with CEOs, HR directors, managers and people at all levels on successful mental-health strategies. In this book, he shares his stories, learnings and guidance. Learn how to: - Talk comfortably about mental health - Create a more open and inclusive community in your workplace - Implement unique changes that are authentic to you and your business Filled with honest and relatable stories, 'conversation starters' and exclusive case studies from a diverse range of businesses and their people, Mental Health at Work will support anyone with their mental health in the workplace journey.

Mental Health and Work Sick on the Job  Myths and Realities about Mental Health and Work Book

Mental Health and Work Sick on the Job Myths and Realities about Mental Health and Work


  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-01-17
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264124523

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Mental Health and Work Sick on the Job Myths and Realities about Mental Health and Work Excerpt :

This report aims to identify the knowledge gaps and begin to narrow them by reviewing evidence on the main challenges and barriers to better integrating people with mental illness in the world of work.

Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy Book

Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy


  • Author : Johannes Siegrist
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319329376

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Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy Excerpt :

This book provides a comprehensive, updated summary of research evidence on the effects of stressful working and employment conditions on workers’ health, as based on one of the worldwide leading theoretical models, effort-reward imbalance. It offers three innovative features that are appealing for research as well as for policy. Firstly, it presents and discusses comparable research findings from different continents, in particular from Japan, China, and Latin America. Secondly, it extends the conceptual framework of research on this topic by analysing associations of work stress with health in a life course perspective, and by linking these associations to the macro-level of national labour and social policies. Thirdly, the book helps to strengthen programs and policies that aim at promoting healthy work locally, nationally, and internationally, by providing solid facts on which such programs can be based.

Is Work Good for Your Health and Well being  Book

Is Work Good for Your Health and Well being


  • Author : Gordon Waddell
  • Publisher : The Stationery Office
  • Release Date : 2006-09-06
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 9780117036949

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Is Work Good for Your Health and Well being Excerpt :

Increasing employment and supporting people into work are key elements of the Government's public health and welfare reform agendas. This independent review, commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions, examines scientific evidence on the health benefits of work, focusing on adults of working age and the common health problems that account for two-thirds of sickness absence and long-term incapacity. The study finds that there is a strong evidence base showing that work is generally good for physical and mental health and well-being, taking into account the nature and quality of work and its social context, and that worklessness is associated with poorer physical and mental health. Work can be therapeutic and can reverse the adverse health effects of unemployment, in relation to healthy people of working age, for many disabled people, for most people with common health problems and for social security beneficiaries.

Work  Family  Health  and Well Being Book

Work Family Health and Well Being


  • Author : Suzanne M. Bianchi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-04-21
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135605865

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Work Family Health and Well Being Excerpt :

Work, Family, Health, and Well-Being grew out of a conference held in Washington, D.C. in June 2003 on "Workforce/Workplace Mismatch: Work, Family, Health, and Well-Being" sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The text considers multiple dimensions of health and well-being for workers and their families, children, and communities. Investigations into the socioeconomic gradient in health within broad occupational categories have raised important questions about the role of specific working conditions versus the role of conditions of employment such as wages and level of job security afforded a worker and his/her family in affecting health outcomes. Organized into seven parts, this text: *provides an overview of changes in work and family time and time use; *dedicates a section focusing specifically on employers and workplaces; *explores disciplinary perspectives on work, family, health, and well-being; *focuses on the most studied work and family nexus, the interrelationship between parental employment, especially maternal employment and the child's well-being; *examines gender differences in the division of labor, the effect of marriage on health, the shifting nature of care-giving throughout life, and the role of work on various health and well-being outcomes; *explores occupational health literature; and *focuses on the unique work-family issues faced by low-income families and workers in low-wage jobs. This book appeals to anyone in the fields of psychology, sociology, family studies, demographics, economics, anthropology, and social work.

Making It Work  Managing Your Health Condition Through ADA Workplace Accommodations Book

Making It Work Managing Your Health Condition Through ADA Workplace Accommodations


  • Author : Sheryl Ellis
  • Publisher : Augmented HR Solutions, LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-04-25
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 555
  • ISBN 10 : 9781733503013

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Making It Work Managing Your Health Condition Through ADA Workplace Accommodations Excerpt :

Managing a health condition or disability that affects your performance at work can be challenging and even frightening. This book can help you be successful at work while managing your health condition. Making it Work is an easy-to-understand guide to workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act. It will help you: · Understand how the ADA applies to you and your job · Research, request, and negotiate a reasonable accommodation with your employer · Learn about special cases: service animals, temporary workforce, veterans’ issues, and the mature workforce (workers over 55) · Understand how to use leave and other benefits · Find your path to working and living well with a health condition Author Sheryl Ellis offers guidance from her own experience as a human resource professional, a certified ADA compliance facilitator, and an employee with a health condition. Book and workbook are available in print on Amazon.

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work Book

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work


  • Author : Phil Hughes Mbe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN 10 : 0367638355

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Introduction to Health and Safety at Work Excerpt :

"Introduction to Health and Safety at Work covers the fundamentals of occupational safety and health for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety each year. This 7th Edition closely follows the NEBOSH National General Certificate syllabus which was updated in 2019 and comes into use in 2020. The highly illustrated content covers all of the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and also includes checklists, report forms and record sheets to supplement learning. It also has an extensive summary of current health and safety legislation. Aligned to the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Practice questions and answers to test knowledge and increase understanding Complete with a companion website containing extra resources for tutors and students The book is suitable for all students following a level 3 Health and Safety course and a source of reference and guidance for managers at work in the UK. Written by renowned authors, this book is often provided as part of the Certificate course and is essential reading for a student"--