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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: 23/03/2017

Key Resources

Department for Work and Pensions: Fit for Work guidance
  • Guidance on using the Fit for Work services to help employees stay in or return to work.
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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2009) Mental wellbeing at work: NICE guideline PH22, London: NICE.
  • NICE guidance is officially England only.
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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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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2007) Smoking: workplace interventions: NICE guideline PH5, London: NICE.
  • NICE guidance is officially England only.
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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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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2012) Workplace health: NICE advice LGB2, London, NICE.
  • NICE guidance is officially England only.
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Occupational health nursing: career and competence development: RCN guidance Royal College of Nursing (2011) Occupational health nursing: career and competence development: RCN guidance, London: RCN
Roles and responsibilities of occupational health support workers: RCN guidance 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
We would like to thank the RCN Public Health member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

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.
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.
Ludhra S (2014) Common sense guide to health and safety at work, Abingdon: Routledge. Ludhra S (2014) Common sense guide to health and safety at work, Abingdon: Routledge.
Palmer K, Brown I and Hobson J (editors) (2013) Fitness for work: the medical aspects, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Palmer K, Brown I and Hobson J (editors) (2013) Fitness for work: the medical aspects, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
A shift in the right direction: RCN guidance on the occupational health and safety of shift working nurses and health care assistants Royal College of Nursing (2012) A shift in the right direction: RCN guidance on the occupational health and safety of shift work in the nursing workforce, London: RCN.
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) (2014) Contemporary occupational health nursing: a guide for practitioners, Abingdon: Routledge.  Thornbory G (editor) (2014) Contemporary occupational health nursing: a guide for practitioners, Abingdon: Routledge.

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