musculoskeletal


MOD to examine wearable technology for injury prevention

A Ministry of Defence agency has invited businesses to come forward with ideas on how wearable technology could help prevent soldiers from being injured in combat. Read More

NHS Trust saves £800k through staff physio provision

Medical evidence shows that early physiotherapy intervention on musculoskeletal injuries can prevent acute conditions becoming chronic and promote swifter recovery, Read More

Study finds smoking increases the risk of back surgery

A study of construction workers in Sweden has found that smoking increases the risk of lower back pain, which in turn can lead to surgery. Read More

2018 predictions: Smarter PPE will better protect all workers

As 2017 comes to an end, SHP asks Honeywell for its industry predictions for next year. Read More

Don’t ignore the aches and pains – musculoskeletal conditions can hurt your business

By Jan Vickery, Head of Clinical Operations for AXA PPP healthcare Many people haven’t heard of the term ‘musculoskeletal’ but Read More

DSE: keeping employees safe in the evolving digital landscape

Raquel Baetz says the digital evolution means that the workplace is no longer confined to a desktop computer, and explains the Read More

Logistics and occupational health

By Dr Lucy Wright Occupational health (OH) is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the relationship and interaction Read More

Home working: risks to physical and mental health

Home office workers are risking serious damage to their physical and mental health by doing computer work in appropriate home Read More



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