Occupational Health News & Alerts

20/03/2020

Healthwork COVID-19 UPDATE

Dear Colleague,

The latest data on UK COVID-19 figures are as follows:


08/10/2019

15 - Clinical Update: Influenza 'Flu'

Influenza
Clinical Update

The ‘flu'

Influenza is a virus that is found in animals and humans. Many strains are recognised; an important characterisation of the organism is its propensity to undergo minor or major changes in genetic profile (antigenic drift or shift). Influenza is highly infectious and spreads rapidly in closed communities. The incubation period 1-5 days (average 2-3 days) though may be longer especially in people with immune deficiency.


11/09/2019

Occupational health merger creates regional heavyweight


Two firms have merged to create one of the largest occupational health firm in the North West.

Manchester based Healthwork and Stoke-on-Trent firm Hobson Health have joined forces.

24/04/2019

'Hear The Music'

The Royal Opera House (ROH) in London has been found liable for hearing damage sustained by one of its viola players in a landmark ruling. 

07/02/2019

Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome - Case Study

Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)


An engineering company in Rochdale has been fined after a 29 year old worker was diagnosed with Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome.

Healthwork are committed to protecting the health of working people – are you doing everything you can to protect the health or workers?  We can assist you with appropriate health surveillance…….