How employees should operate on staff illness
- Mental ill health absence rates make for depressing reading. Paton, Nic // Occupational Health;Jul2007, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p4
The article focuses on a research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and occupational health provider Active Health Partners that found the average time taken off work for depression was 30 days for each spell of sickness absence, 21 days for stress, and 21 days...
- License to ill. Simms, Jane // Director;Aug2005, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p27
Comments on the absenteeism of employees in Great Britain. Average days of sick leave a year consumed by employees according to the sixth national survey by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development; Impact of workplace absence on British economy; Background on an attendance...
- Ergo injuries. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jun2001, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p16
Presents data on ergonomics injuries in the United States. Number of musculoskeletal disorders requiring recuperation away from work; Occupations with high numbers of ergonomics cases.
- Mental health problems as a cause of long-term sick leave in the Norwegian workforce. Nystuen, Pål; Hagen, Kåre B.; Herrin, Jeph // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Sep2001, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p175
Aims: There has been a growing concern about the proportion and socioeconomic consequences of work incapacity due to mental health problems. The aim of the present study was to describe the incidence and duration of different categories of mental health problems with at least two weeks of...
- Sick-leave and disability pensions among female assembly workers. Pålsson, B.; Horstmann, V.; Attewell, R.G.; Ohlsson, K.; Skerfving, S. // European Journal of Public Health;Jun97, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p162
Presents a study on illnesses, sick-leaves and disability pension of women working in the industrial setting. Statistics on working aspects, sick-leaves and disability pensions for women; Effect of repetitive muscular movements on work and on the number of sick-leaves; Need for preventive measures.
- If you're under the weather, do us a favor and stay home. Reed, Robert // Crain's Chicago Business;10/12/98, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p13
Opinion. Comments on the importance of protecting employees health by encouraging the use of sick leaves to avoid compromising office productivity. Recognition that sick employees who report for work might pass on their disease to their co-workers, thereby affecting productivity; Need for...
- Excuses, Excuses. Arellano, Jonah // Rural Telecommunications;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p9
The article reports on the results of a survey conducted by the Society or Human Resources Management on the excuses of employees for not going to work. Employees cited several non-health related reasons for calling in sick with a fake excuse. The percentage of workers calling in sick for...
- Employees feel pressure to work through illness. Crabb, Steve // People Management;06/29/95, Vol. 1 Issue 13, p7
Reports on Institute of Personnel and Development (IPD) survey stating that employees feel obliged to go into work even when they are ill. Results of the survey; Duties of employers to ensure reasonable workload; Factors that take tool of employees health and safety.
- All in a day's work? // Coaching at Work;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p10
The article discusses the "Absence Management" survey from the British Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Simplyhealth, showing that stress is the top cause of sick leave in Great Britain. The role of coaching is as an intervention or as a tool for line managers to...