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November 5, 2015

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Throwback Thursday: musculoskeletal disorders

In a Throwback Thursday from June 2008, Andrew Baird asks whether traditional approaches to musculoskeletal disorders are too limited in their scope and argues for a move towards a more sophisticated bio-psychosocial model.

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Sleep and Fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Fatigue is common amongst the population, but particularly among those working abnormal hours, and can arise from excessive working time or poorly designed shift patterns. It is also related to workload, in that workers are more easily fatigued if their work is machine-paced, complex or monotonous.

This free director’s briefing contains:

  • Key points;
  • Recommendations for employers;
  • Case law;
  • Legal duties.
Barbour EHS

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