The dimensional structure of the functional abilities in cases of long-term sickness absence
- Poor promotion of rehab schemes may lead to prolonged sick leave. // Occupational Health;Nov2006, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p9
The article presents findings of a study on the awareness of rehabilitation programmes offered by occupational health (OH) departments for employees in Great Britain. Nearly two-thirds of employees, who had all been on long-term sick leave, said they were not aware that rehabilitation was...
- TOP 10 tips for occupational health reports. Addley, Ken; Hannah, Isobel; McQuillan, Patricia // Occupational Health;May2009, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p28
The article offers suggestions for the authorship of occupational health (OH) reports. The authors suggest that OH reports should utilize clear language and should include medical information if authorized by employees. Employee disabilities that can affect job performance should be noted and...
- Employers sceptical about benefit of fit notes. // Employers Law;Mar/Apr2010, p4
The article reports on the result of a survey which reveals that only 20 percent of employers feel that the fit note can help reduce sickness absence.
- High sick rates for waste workers. // Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Feb2010, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p6
The article reports on the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) research that found an above average sickness absence rate among waste and recycling employees in Great Britain in February 2010.
- Employers lack faith in fit note. // Occupational Health;Apr2010, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p4
The article reports on the results of a survey conducted by occupational health (OH) service provider Aviva UK Health, which showed that only five percent of employers think that the fit note, which was introduced in April 2010, will reduce the absence rates of employees.
- Psychosocial factors at work and sickness absence in the Gazel cohort: a prospective study. Niedhammer, I.; Bugel, I.; Goldberg, M.; Leclerc, A.; Guéguen, A. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Nov1998, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p735
Examines whether psychosocial factors at work can predict rates of sickness absence of employees of the French national electricity and gas company. Association of low levels of decision latitude with sickness absences among men and women; Implication of low levels of social support at work for...
- Sickness absence at lowest rate for 20 years, says CBI. // People Management;6/17/2010, p14
The article discusses the findings of the Absence and Workplace Health Survey conducted by CBI, in cooperation with Pfizer, which revealed that the average days of absence by a worker due to sickness in 2009 stood at 6.4 days, the lowest level since 1987.
- Payout for disabled DWP employee. // People Management;Dec2015, p16
The article focuses on the decision of an employment tribunal on the case Powell v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions where the tribunal awarded more than Â£30,000 to a public sector worker who was dismissed because of absences related to her disability.
- Clean bill of health? Thomas, Daniel // Employers Law;Mar/Apr2010, p12
The article examines whether the fit-note system that replaced the sicknote system effective April 6, 2010 can solve the sickness absence in Great Britain. The main changes in the fit-note system include an option for doctors to advise if an employee may be fit to work with some support and the...