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Your Health at Work

Your Health at Work

An Indispensable Guide to Physical and Mental Wellbeing

TUC, Howard Fidderman, Becky Allen


Serves as your indispensable guide to dealing with and understanding physical and mental health problems at work in the UK.

Available to pre-order from 3rd June 2018
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About the book

Your Health at Work is your fully researched and up-to-date guide to the most common health risks at work in the UK and how you can tackle them. The TUC expertly explains your legal rights, how to avoid injury and illness and what support is available to you.

Covering the full range of industries, Your Health at Work provides guidance for everyone. Both physical health (e.g. aches and strains, hazardous substances, accidents) and mental health (anxiety, depression, bullying) are comprehensively discussed to provide you with reliable help and advice on the full range of potential health problems at work. The stories of real workers who have encountered health issues at work are included to make sure that this book is fully representative of real life and gives practical, and sometimes inspirational, insights to support you and your health every day at work.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
  • Section - ONE: Mental Health and Wellbeing;
    • Chapter - 01: Good Mental Health and How to Secure it at Work;
    • Chapter - 02: Tackling Stress;
    • Chapter - 03: Legislation & Regulations for Mental Health at Work;
    • Chapter - 04: Suicide;
    • Chapter - 05: Bullying;
  • Section - TWO: Physical Health;
    • Chapter - 06: Occupational Cancers and Hazardous & Dangerous Substances;
    • Chapter - 07: Musculoskeletal Disorders;
    • Chapter - 08: Disability and Reasonable Adjustments;
    • Chapter - 09: Physical Health for an Ageing Workforce;
    • Chapter - 10: Night and Shift Work;
    • Chapter - 11: Working Time;
    • Chapter - 12: Physical Wellbeing and Health Initiatives;
    • Chapter - 13: Driving;
    • Chapter - 14: Occupational Health Services;
  • Section - THREE: Health and Wellbeing for Specific Groups;
    • Chapter - 15: New Ways of Working;
    • Chapter - 16: New Hazards;
    • Chapter - 17: Young, New and Returning Workers;
    • Chapter - 18: Accommodating Specific Conditions;
    • Chapter - 19: Migrant Workers;
    • Chapter - 20: Violence;
    • Chapter - 21: Gender and Transgender Issues;
  • Section - FOUR: Legal Rights and Expectations;
    • Chapter - 22: Your Protections & Responsibilities in Law

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749481506
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd September 2018
  • Paperback
  • Format: 216x138
  • 272 pages

About the Author

The TUC - 'the voice of Britain at work" - is one of the best-known and most influential institutions in public life. With nearly 60 affiliated unions, and six-and-a-half million members between them from all walks of life, it campaigns for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad.


Howard Fidderman

Becky Allen

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