When the physical and psychosocial demands of a worker are greater than their ability to cope with them, they experience stress. While a certain level of stress can be healthy and productive, too much stress can cause a variety of physical, mental and behavioural responses - which increases the risk of poor health outcomes, musculoskeletal disorders and pain.
The health and safety of your workforce is no longer simply about avoiding injuries and environmental hazards. Chronic disease and poor health is a huge risk that deserves investment.
If you don't have anything planned as yet, Health by Design can help you get ready for National Safe Work Month with our range of health and safety initiatives. How can we assist your workplace?
Did you know?
Diabetes and pre-diabetes results in an increased risk of experiencing blurred vision, black spots and holes in vision
Did you know?
Uncontrolled blood sugar levels can lead to blindness, hearing loss, fatigue and an increased risk of suffering a heart attack
The health and safety of your workforce is no longer simply about avoiding injuries and environmental hazards. Chronic disease is now an emerging and important risk for the industry and prevention is proving a valuable investment for workplace health and safety professionals. Type 2 diabetes is an extremely common chronic disease that is having a big impact on the health and safety of your workforce.
Joining the dots between excess weight and injury risk.