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New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) reveals that frequently being the target of workplace aggression not only affects the victim’s health but can also cause them to behave badly towards others Workplace aggression is a significant issue particularly in the healthcare sector, where nurses can be targeted by both their colleagues and co-workers through bullying, and by patients and their relatives through ‘third-party’ aggression. Continue →
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The attitudes and behaviours of colleagues towards people returning to work from sick leave can have a big impact on whether or not a worker feels they are fairly treated by their organisation According to the Organizational justice and health: Studying mental preoccupation with work and social support as mediators for lagged and reversed relationships study by researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Stockholm University, there is a clear link between a person’s health and their perceptions of fairness at work over time. Continue →
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The recent scorching weather provides a timely reminder of the importance of protecting workers from the power of the sun’s potentially deadly rays Workers may be exposed to harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, particularly while working outdoors, WorkSafe advises. Continue →
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The world’s largest crane service organisation has introduced new on-site training programmes designed to update technicians on standards compliance and extend their knowledge and expertise in areas such as operator skills, service, maintenance and complex crane electrics. Continue →
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