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CDC Traveler's Health

CDC Traveler's Health | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
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International business travel can present a variety of health risks to employees that can lead to economic consequences for employers.

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"Healthy people in healthy companies": A good moto for business success and sustainable companies.
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PLANNING TOOL FOR SAFE MANUAL HANDLING

PLANNING TOOL FOR SAFE MANUAL HANDLING | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

IRSST-2014

 

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This tool will help managers and employees gain a better understanding of the nature and complexity of handling situations and identify musculoskeletal disorder risks. It consists of five worksheets that can also help in targeting handling situations that need to be changed and in planning customized training in safe manual handling. Available at: http://tiny.cc/55xsjx

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CDC - NIOSH Publications and Products - Observation-Based Posture Assessment: Review of Current Practice and Recommendations for Improvement (2014-131)

CDC - NIOSH Publications and Products - Observation-Based Posture Assessment: Review of Current Practice and Recommendations for Improvement (2014-131) | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

The purpose of this document is to help practitioners assess working posture for the prevention and control of occupational musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). 

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An Evidence-Based Multidisciplinary Practice Guideline to Reduce the Workload due to Lifting for Preventing Work-Related Low Back Pain

Kuijer et al. Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2014, 26:16

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This multidisciplinary evidence-based practice guideline gives clear criteria whether an employee is at risk for LBP while lifting and provides an easy-reference for (in)effective risk reduction measures based on scientific evidence, experience, and consensus among OSH experts and practitioners.

For example: Training on manual lifting, pre-employment medical exams and back belts are ineffective (A level evidence)

Open access to the original article (http://tiny.cc/pticjx)

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Job retention and return-to-work of employees with chronic illness

Job retention and return-to-work of employees with chronic illness | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Event: Job retention and return-to-work of employees with chronic illness by the European Network for Workplace Health Promotion, Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main
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24 Aug Frankfurt. Free participation and a good opportunity to share and exchange information with peers. Don't miss it!  

Before the XX OHS World Congress.

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MiXie - Interactions toxicologiques

MiXie - Interactions toxicologiques | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
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Logiciel pour évaluer les multiexpositions aux substances.

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European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) - A policy wasteland: the strategic framework on health and safety at work 2014-2020 / News / Home

European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) - A policy wasteland: the strategic framework on health and safety at work 2014-2020 / News / Home | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
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ETUI describe the OSH strategy for 2014-2020 as "weak and insubstantial". This strategy focus on SMEs, prevention of work-related diseases and ageing. 

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Wellness Factors – The Health of Your Employees and Workplace Culture

How ready is your leadership to improve the health of your workplace? http://t.co/61owMuWUCy
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Target Depression

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The HR Leadership Forum to Target Depression in the Workplace is guided by senior HR and corporate health and medical executives from major European employers alongside international organisations working on health, labour and employment issues. Together the Forum will recommend concrete tools and resources that will enable HR professionals:

Better manage depression in the workplaceIdentify and support employees at risk of depressionPromote good workplace mental health
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An excellent initiative to follow!

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Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020 | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

European Commission - IP/14/641   06/06/2014

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WHO/Europe | Transport and health - Developing national action plans on transport, health and environment. A step-by-step manual for policy-makers and planners

WHO/Europe | Transport and health - Developing national action plans on transport, health and environment. A step-by-step manual for policy-makers and planners | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe
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How to easily create a free walking trail for your wellness program

How to easily create a free walking trail for your wellness program | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Walking is one of the simplest, cheapest, and most popular forms of physical activity for many adults. According to the Centers for Disease
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Promoting physical activity among workers is not expensive and can be very rewarding. 

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Infographic - Institute of Medicine

Infographic - Institute of Medicine | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
RT @GoHealthyPeople: #Obesity: Complex but Conquerable: [via @theIOM] #Obesity: http://t.co/KmbJ0C7HYi http://t.co/zArckAg1Fp
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Survey Analytics Blog: Top 5 Infographics of the Week: Employee Wellness

Survey Analytics Blog: Top 5 Infographics of the Week: Employee Wellness | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
The benefits of having a corporate wellness program go way beyond the immediate benefits, it can lead to less absenteeism and increased productivity. Check out the 5 infographics of the week on Employee Wellness.
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Maternity leave: Tips for returning to work - Mayo Clinic

Maternity leave: Tips for returning to work - Mayo Clinic | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Maternity leave about to end? Here's help making a successful transition back to work.
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Good recommendations. 

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CDC - Bicycle Saddles and Reproductive Health - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic

CDC - Bicycle Saddles and Reproductive Health - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
NIOSH worked with several police departments with bicycle patrols to conduct reproductive health research. In these studies NIOSH did more than assess a problem; it also tested a solution and published recommendations.
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Potential health effects of prolonged bicycling in police bicycle patrol units. To consider as occupational risk in this and other professions.

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IARC Report Prioritizes Agents, Exposures for Evaluating Carcinogenic Risks - Occupational Health and Safety

IARC Report Prioritizes Agents, Exposures for Evaluating Carcinogenic Risks - Occupational Health and Safety | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

An advisory group to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has published a report recommending and prioritizing chemicals, complex mixtures, occupational exposures, physical agents, biological agents, and lifestyle factors for IARC Monographs during 2015–2019. 

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Full report is available at http://tiny.cc/qmq3ix

Besides chemicals, they assign for example a high priority to Obesity and overweight, Physical inactivity and sedentary work, Poor oral health and shift work ...

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NIOSH Launches Total Worker Health Affiliate Program - Occupational Health and Safety

NIOSH Launches Total Worker Health Affiliate Program - Occupational Health and Safety | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
NIOSH Launches Total Worker Health Affiliate Program Occupational Health and Safety "At NIOSH, we recognize the benefits of integrating traditional workplace safety and health programs with newer worker health promotion programs to achieve total...
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Sitting, the newly realized occupational health and safety risk | News ...

Sitting, the newly realized occupational health and safety risk | News ... | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
The data showing a link between sitting and chronic disease has left occupational health and safety (OH&S) departments scratching their heads. On one hand OH&S boffins know that increased chronic disease means ...
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Examples of interventions promoting less sitting.

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CDC Traveler's Health

CDC Traveler's Health | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
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International business travel can present a variety of health risks to employees that can lead to economic consequences for employers.

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LEGOSH: Global database on occupational safety and health legislation

LEGOSH: Global database on occupational safety and health legislation | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
RT @OITinfo: Une nouvelle base de données sur la santé et sécurité au travail (en anglais) #CIT2014 http://t.co/vYTdtDqpZt
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The Ultimate Guide to Workplace Health Promotion

The Ultimate Guide to Workplace Health Promotion | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
A comprehensive guide and resource list for workplace health promotion.
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Really comprehensive!

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The American Heart Association's Worksite Wellness Kit

The American Heart Association's Worksite Wellness Kit | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
The American Heart Association?s Worksite Wellness Kit encourages companies to give employees an excuse to get away from their desks. (A8: Start a walking program! Walking is the easiest way to start exercising, & add activity to the work day.
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Report compares dietary fat intake among countries

Report compares dietary fat intake among countries | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

April 17, 2014—Harvard School of Public Health Report

"Poor diet is believed to be the single leading modifiable cause of poor health in the world. By 2020, it likely will contribute to about 75% of all deaths from such chronic diseases as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cancer.

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Bullying: Myths, Prevention & Suicide | SAMHSA.gov

Bullying: Myths, Prevention & Suicide | SAMHSA.gov | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it
Multi-disciplinary response to bullying prevention, including a media guide for more accurate reporting, released by SAMHSA and HHS.
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CDC - Healthy Aging - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic

CDC - Healthy Aging - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic | Worplace health promotion | Scoop.it

NIOSH has released a new topic page titled "Healthy Aging at Work" that provides a series of recommendations and information relating to conditions associated with aging,

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