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James K H Jung and others. Examining lung cancer risks across different industries and occupations in Ontario, Canada: Long work hours linked to diabetes in women Clocking up 45 or more working hours in a week is linked to a heightened risk of diabetes in women, a study has found. Published online 2 July The statement prompted a sharp rebuke from the TUC, which said the government was guilty of a decade of inaction since an earlier review identified the need for immediate action.
Job strain knocks years off your healthy life Individuals with job strain have a shorter health expectancy compared with those without job strain, a new study has found.
Job strain and loss of healthy life years between ages 50 and 75 by sex and occupational position: Union win, as government bans sexist dress codes Following years of trade union campaigning against sexist dress codes in the workplace, the Government Equalities Office GEO has now published dress code guidance for employers and employees.
Unions and safety campaigners have been at the heart of the campaign against sexist dress codes, highlighting the discriminatory and sometimes hazardous nature of the codes. Standing problemHazards magazine, August Work stress is more deadly in men Having a stressful job is far more likely to kill men with heart and metabolic problems like diabetes than women, a study found.
Men with heart problems are six times more likely to suffer an early death if they have a stressful job - even if they keep fit and eat a healthy diet — the research suggests. Work stress and risk of death in men and women with and without cardiometabolic disease: Stressful jobs linked to deadly heart rhythm disorders Having a stressful job is associated with a higher risk of a heart rhythm disorder, according to new research.
The study found the most stressful jobs, linked to a higher risk of atrial fibrillation, are psychologically demanding but give employees little control over the work situation — for example, assembly line workers, bus drivers, secretaries, and nurses.
ONS life expectancy figures for security guards WHO global mortality figures. Top experts back major reforms on work disease prevention An international meeting of occupational health experts has called for a major global shake up to improve the prevention of work-related diseases.
Dublin statement on occupational health: New avenues for prevention of occupational cancer and other severe occupational health hazardsICOH, May It said it had members who had been left sick, unconscious or unable to drive after treating prisoners who had taken the illegal drug, which is a potent synthetic cannabis substitute.
Pieter Coenen and others. Do highly physically active workers die early? A systematic review with meta analysis of data from participantsBritish Journal of Sports Medicine, published Online First, 14 May Unite news release and cabin air campaign.
Why Matt died website. The global value and evidenceSOM, May FBU officer Les Skarratts noted that at every turn the union faces barriers. PCS member Barrie Caulcutt, who suffers from anxiety, chronic asthma and eczema, was given the written warning for taking 2. HRW news release and report, A bitter harvest: Child labor and human rights abuses on tobacco farms in ZimbabweApril Hull recycling workers strike for sick pay Recycling workers working for FCC Environment in Hull have taken industrial action for decent pay sick pay.
Macmillan Cancer Support news release. The Supreme Court ruling means that if an employer has been negligent and that negligence causes a physiological change in the body, and that change results in economic loss, an employee may be entitled to claim compensation, even though the individual is symptomless.
Leigh Day news release. Supreme Court Ruling21 March The move is part of wholesale reforms to its gig-working model sparked by the death of a driver, Don Lane, who was handed the cash penalty for attending a medical appointment to treat his diabetes and who later collapsed.
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Heart disease risk from lead at very low exposures Exposure to lead at levels a fraction those permitted in UK workplaces puts workers at a greatly elevated and previously grossly under-estimated risk of deadly heart disease and other health effects, a study has found.
The US study that those individuals in the top 10 per cent for their initial blood lead concentration had a 37 per cent increase in all-cause mortality and a 70 per cent increase in cardiovascular disease mortality compared to those with a blood lead concentration falling in the lowest 10 per cent.
Low-level lead exposure and mortality in US adults:In Adam Osborne founded Osborne Computer Corporation with Felsenstein, who designed the company's first product, a portable computer. Inspired by the NoteTaker computer developed at Xerox PARC and based on the Zilog Z80 microprocessor, the Osborne-1 used a 5-inch CRT display and could fit underneath an airplane seat.
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The Osborne Computer Corporation (OCC) was a pioneering maker of portable initiativeblog.com was located in the Silicon Valley of the southern San Francisco Bay Area in California.. Adam Osborne the founder of the company, developed, with design work from Lee Felsenstein, the world's first mass-produced portable computer in Industry: Computer Hardware.
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