Skin Cancer Awareness Month Skin Cancer awareness month is an annual awareness campaign that takes place every May. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the dangers of unprotected sun exposure and educate the public about the ways to help prevent skin cancer. UV exposure from the sun is one of the main causes of…

Increase In Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Between 2015-16 and 2017-18, an additional 23,000 work-related hearing problems were reported in the UK. The increase in reports means the occupational hazard of noise is becoming a priority, particularly in sectors including construction and food manufacturing. However the music industry has previously been overlooked as a hazardous industry despite…

Bowl Cancer Awareness Month April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, a fantastic annual opportunity to raise awareness of bowel cancer and funds to support our work. Young, old, female or male – it affects us all. This Bowel Cancer Awareness Month we’re shining a light on the varied and many people affected by bowel cancer….

  Risk Factors In Heart Disease The more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop heart and circulatory diseases. The good news is that you can do something about most risk factors. High Cholesterol Cholesterol is a fatty substance found in your blood. If you have too much cholesterol in your…

Mental Health – Understanding Some Of The Terms It can be confusing so here is a simple guide to common terms used Taken from https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/about-mental-health/types-problems Anxiety & panic attacks Anxiety is a normal emotion that we all experience but becomes a mental health problem when someone finds they are feeling this way all or most of…

What Is Health Surveillance? Health Surveillance is a system of ongoing health checks. These health checks may be required by law for employees who are exposed to noise/vibration, ionising radiation, solvents, fumes, dusts, biological agents and other substances hazardous to health, or work in compressed air. Why is Health Surveillance Important? Detects ill-health effects at…

Officers Life Saved by Pioneering Project From 2005 to 2008 the Home Office Research study overseen by Imperial College London started its Airwave Health Monitoring Study – looking at the effects of the then new Airwave radio on the UK Police Force. Workare ran the first ever clinical trial and screened over 6,000 police staff….

Workare offers Safety Critical Medicals that comply with National Standards including Constructing Better Health and we can ensure that your company is compliant with contractor requirements. This is a cost effective way of ensuring that your workers are fit to carry out their jobs. What Are Safety Critical Worker Medicals? ( Fit For Work Medicals…

Cancer Awareness Latest research from the charity Cancer Research UK has found that over 40% of all cancers are due to lifestyle – avoidable life choices including smoking, drinking, being overweight and eating the wrong foods – these are things we mostly have the power to change! The researchers based their calculations on the predicted…

Take care of your back – move more, sit less By being more active during the day you can help protect yourself from back problems and improve your overall health and wellbeing. Sitting down all the time, or for long periods of the day, can have a detrimental impact on your posture, which in turn…

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