HSE leaflets for employers on managing the risks of musculoskeletal disorders updated
Two short HSE leaflets for employers on managing the risks of musculoskeletal disorders, are now live and available for download from the HSE website. The leaflets are:INDG143 Manual handling at work: A brief guide (revision) INDG171 Managing upper limb disorders in the workplace: A brief guide (revision)
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Good work for good health: the difference occupational therapy makes
The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) has just published a new report: Good work for good health: the difference occupational therapy makes (available here) which demonstrates the role and impact of occupational therapy in helping people to stay in and return to work.
Evidence shows that good work is good for our health. It benefits the individual, society and wider economy. Ill health costs the UK £100 billion each year, but the benefits of work are greater and economic reward, work is recognised as an essential occupation which supports longevity, health and well-being.
Recruitment to the NICE advisory committee for Workplace health quality standard
NICE are looking for experts to join our quality standards advisory committee (QSAC) to develop the Workplace health quality standard.
They need a Human Resources Director.
Information on the posts is available on the NICE website, please follow this link for details:
The deadline for applications is Thursday 13 February 2020 at 17.00.
New ACPOHE website now LIVE!
The new ACPOHE website which is hosted by the CSP is now LIVE!
The new web address is acpohe.csp.org.uk.
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CSP among leading organisations commit to a shared vision for healthy ageing
The CSP is one of the signatories of the new Consensus Statement on Healthy Ageing, which aims to make England the best place in the world to grow older.
Every Mind Matters
This week Public Health England launched Every Mind Matters, a clinically assured campaign aimed at helping adults to take care of their own mental health. CSP is backing the campaign, which coincides with World Mental Health Day today, 10 October.
CSP launches exciting strengthening initiative using National Lottery Funding
The CSP has announced an innovative project with Sport England and the Centre for Ageing Better to find the best ways to promote the benefits of maintaining and improving muscle strength for people visiting their physiotherapist.
Business in the Community Mental Health at Work Report 2019
Two in five (39%) of UK workers report experiencing poor mental health symptoms related to work in the last year.
Physiotherapy UK 2019
ACPOHE is an integral part of Physiotherapy UK 2019, the flagship conference for physiotherapy professionals, being held at the Birmingham ICC between 1st & 2nd November 2019. ACPOHE were asked to facilitate the theme of Fit for Work for and were delighted to do so.
Grading, Pay and Conditions of Employment 2019
One priority of ACPOHE is to recommend minimum terms and conditions of employment of its members working in occupational health or ergonomics, be they working on a full or part-time basis. ACPOHE also gives guidance to those members who are self-employed. A review of this document is undertaken annually in conjunction with the CSP and the latest update is now available to view. Follow the link.......