Occupational health

Maintaining a healthy workplace is important for employers and employees. Everyone should be aware of work environments that can lead to accidents or long-term injuries.

Discomfort, pain and injury

Prevent and manage discomfort, pain and injury effectively, and your employees will be happier, healthier and more productive. Injury-related costs can go down, and you can more easily meet your legal requirement to protect your employees from harm.

Manual handling

A discomfort, pain and injury (DPI) article on manual handling and musculoskeletal problems.

Fatigue in the workplace

Fatigue is a workplace hazard, even though someone’s fatigue may be the result of work or out of work factors. The only cure for fatigue is sleep, but it’s better to avoid fatigue in the first place.

Noise induced hearing loss

Information on noise induced hearing loss, including what it is, prevention, managing it and research into the subject.

Last updated: 16 December 2015

Last reviewed: 16 December 2015