SUN SAFETY

Posted by Kate Boundy on 12 July 2017

Following on from our sunny chat this morning with the lovely Ian Norris at http://www.rwsfm.co.uk/the-midweek-morning-show-2/ here are our top links for advice on sun safety:- http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/skin/Pages/Sunsafe.aspx http://www.bad.org.uk/…/sun-awareness-ca…/sun-awareness-week http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/…/ways-to-enjoy-the-sun-saf… And outdoor workers particularly remember to keep sun safe #slipslapslopseekslide #skincancer #sunprotection #abcdeofmoles   Interested in hearing more? Listen to us on the health and wellbeing slot on Radio West Suffolk 103.3 http://www.rwsfm.co.uk/ Every second Monday of the month between 10.20–10.40 am with Ian Norris. Alison Lambert RGN Dip OH Occupational Health Advisor ...

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SMOKING

Posted by Kate Boundy on 10 February 2017

Latest research Scientists are now able to measure the catastrophic genetic damage in different organs of the body caused by smoking. Before now, there was a large body of epidemiological evidence linking smoking with cancer, but now scientists can observe and quantify the molecular changes in the DNA due to cigarette smoking. Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have found that people who smoke a pack a day develop an average of 150 extra mutations in their lungs every year which explains why smokers have such a higher risk of developing lung cancer. E-Cigarettes Whilst still relatively little is known about e-cigarettes, studies suggest that electronic cigarettes may help smokers quit and there are no serious side effects associated with their use (BMJ News,14 September 2016)....

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Latest Testimonials for WorkFit UK Limited

Posted by Kate Boundy on 13 October 2016

• “… I have had reason to use WorkFit recently for a team member and have been very impressed with their effectiveness …” (research institution, Cambridge) • “Dr Weston was so lovely, efficient and professional yet understanding. She is an asset to your company. Please tell her that I send a big thankyou!” (employee referred through third party OH provider) • “Can I just take a moment to thank you and your team for a fantastic job on the two apprentice medicals today. The paperwork was spot on and having everything mailed over within a couple of hours of the appointment is unheard of. Whenever we have need for medicals in the area you will be the first person we contact. A truly first-class service.” (manufacturer, London) • Can I just say how refreshing it is...

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