Workplace health

Boost your health at work

Improve your health at work, with tips on dealing with stress, RSI, back pain, exercise and healthy eating.

Back pain at work

Avoid back pain at work, with tips on desk organisation, adjusting your chair and lifting safely.

Prevent RSI

Prevent repetitive strain injury (RSI), with tips on relaxation and adjusting your computer.

How to sit correctly

Prevent back pain and other related pains with these tips on setting up your work station correctly.

Common posture mistakes and fixes

Sitting and standing habits that can cause back pain and other complaints and how to fix them.

Beat the workplace energy slump

How to beat afternoon energy slumps at work, including drinking water and taking breaks.

Laptop health

How to use a laptop safely to prevent back, neck and shoulder problems.

Safe lifting tips

A step-by-step guide to safe lifting and handling to avoid injuries at work.

Bullying at work

Workplace bullying is common. How to identify if you're being bullied at work and what you can do to stop it.

Asbestos and lung cancer

Exposure to asbestos can cause lung cancer. Ian Wright is supporting a campaign to raise awareness.

Is work good for your health?

Studies suggest work is the best way to recover from conditions such as back pain and stress.

Sally Gunnell's healthy working day

See how Olympic champion Sally Gunnell lives the healthy lifestyle despite the demands of a busy work schedule.

Returning to work after mental health issues

Find out how to get back into work if you've been off because of mental or emotional health issues.

Tools

Work and pregnancy

How to keep safe and well at work in pregnancy, and what to do if your job involves chemicals, X-rays or heavy lifting

Long-term conditions advice for employees 

Advice for employees with a long-term medical condition (PDF, 230kb)

Long-term conditions advice for employers 

Advice for line managers on supporting employees with long-term conditions (PDF, 421kb)

Your rights at work with a long-term health condition

What to tell your employer if you have a long-term health condition such as arthritis or diabetes

Stress management

Learn to spot symptoms of stress and get practical tips on keeping stress under control

Back pain

Tips to keep your back healthy and avoid pain, including exercises and advice on good posture