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Occupational Health

Use this guide to find information resources related to occupational health including books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 07/05/2019

Key Resources

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2009) Mental wellbeing at work: NICE guideline PH22, London: NICE.
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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2008) Physical activity in the workplace, NICE gudeline PH13, London: NICE.
  • NICE guidance is officially England only.
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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2006) Obesity prevention: NICE guideline CG43 (updated March 2015), London: NICE.
  • NICE guidance is officially England only.
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Public Health England (2016) Educating occupational health nurses: an approach to align education with a service vision for occupational health nurses, London: PHE.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2007) Smoking: workplace interventions: NICE guideline PH5, London: NICE.
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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2015) Workplace health: management practices: NICE guideline NG13, London: NICE.
  • NICE guidance is officially England only.
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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2009) Workplace health: long-term sickness absence and incapacity to work: NICE guideline PH19, London: NICE.
  • NICE guidance is officially England only.
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Royal College of Nursing (2011) Occupational health nursing: career and competence development: RCN guidance, London: RCN
Royal College of Nursing (2016) Personal safety when working alone: guidance for members working in health and social care, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2016) Personal safety when working alone: guidance for members working in health and social care, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2011) Roles and responsibilities of occupational health support workers: RCN guidance, London: RCN
Unionlearn (2012) Health, work and well-being toolkit, London: Unionlearn
Business in the Community: Toolkits
We would like to thank the RCN Public Health member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Cannon - is your job Cannon E (2018) Is your job making you ill?: how to survive and thrive when it happens to you, London: Piatkus.
Chadder P, Duncan M and Heighway P (2015) Health and safety at work essentials: the one-stop guide to health and safety issues in the workplace (9th edition), London: Lawpack Publishing Ltd. Chadder P, Duncan M and Heighway P (2015) Health and safety at work essentials: the one-stop guide to health and safety issues in the workplace (9th edition), London: Lawpack Publishing Ltd.
Cooper - how to design Cooper C and Hesketh I (2019) Wellbeing at work: how to design, implement and evaluate an effective strategy, London: Kogan Page.
Dewe P and Cooper C (2012) Well-being and work: towards a balanced agenda, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Dewe P and Cooper C (2012) Well-being and work: towards a balanced agenda, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Guzik A (2013) Essentials for occupational health nursing, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Guzik A (2013) Essentials for occupational health nursing, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Hobson - fitness to work Hobson J and Smedley J (2019) Fitness for work: the medical aspects, (6th edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Ludhra S (2015) Common sense guide to health and safety at work for the medical professional, Abingdon: Routledge. Ludhra S (2015) Common sense guide to health and safety at work for the medical professional, Abingdon: Routledge.
Smedley J, Finlay D and Sadhra S (2013) Oxford handbook of occupational health, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Smedley J, Finlay D and Sadhra S (2013) Oxford handbook of occupational health (2nd edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Thornbory G (editor) (2017) Contemporary occupational health nursing: a guide for practitioners, Abingdon: Routledge.  Thornbory G (editor) (2017) Contemporary occupational health nursing: a guide for practitioners (2nd edition), Abingdon: Routledge.

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Journals

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