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Body Image and Body Dysmorphic Disorder

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) is ‘Body image – how we think and feel about our bodies’. We shed some light on the behaviours people living with Body Dysmorphic …


Looking after your lungs

We explain the causes of occupational lung disorders, the ways in which employers can reduce or avoid employees’ exposure to hazardous substances, and current health assessment restrictions during the pandemic. Simon Jukes, our Deputy Chief …


Managing workplace skin problems

MOHS’s Deputy Chief Occupational Health Advisor explains possible causes of workplace skin problems and how to help employees. Skin problems can be some of the most complex and difficult workplace issues to manage. When an …


Shining a light on stress

As part of Stress Awareness Month, we highlight the symptoms of stress and the importance of creating a work culture supportive of mental health. As national restrictions begin to ease once again, there is a …


The importance of being active

Physical inactivity can lead to many health issues and costs the NHS over £1 billion each year. There are things we can all do to improve our activity levels. People in the UK are living …


Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and an opportunity to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer. April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and is a great opportunity to raise awareness of …


Is it too hot to work?

Whilst are currently no laws on maximum working temperatures, however we have lots of tips to make working in the heat more bearable. Current laws do not include a maximum working temperature or legislation for …


How to get better sleep

Many of us will have experienced a bad night’s sleep at some point and will feel the effects the following day. However, if poor or disrupted sleep continues over prolonged periods it can negatively impact …


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