If you can work from home you're less likely to take a sick day, and that could be a problem.
Some 70-80% of health-care workers testing positive to COVID-19 in Victoria's second wave were infected at work, compared with 22% in the first wave.
Proposals in NSW to force someone who spits at or bites a frontline worker to be tested for HIV and other blood-borne viruses are a real problem - for workers and the public.
Compliance with occupational health and safety requirements is already poor and few inspections of workplaces are being done.
Changes in South Africa's higher education sector have increased the number and intensity of roles academics take on. This has led to a spike in workload and associated stress.
Starting Feb. 6, 2020, California farmers will be barred from using chlorpyrifos on their crops. The Trump administration says more study is needed, but other states are also moving ahead.
What lessons can Australia learn from tackling asbestos to manage this latest preventable occupational hazard?
More than 500 Australians died in the Vietnam war and 3,000 were wounded, but the damage from Agent Orange was much more far-reaching, as Tim Fischer's death last week reminded us.
Security guards won't protect paramedics and community nurses from violent patients. And in hospital, some security guards can unwittingly escalate violence, unless they're specially trained.
Five years on from the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, improvements have been made. But workers compensation is still to happen.
Standing in meetings offers the opportunity to sit less and move more.
A recent study found the largest cluster of advanced black lung disease ever recorded among coal miners in central Appalachia. Two doctors who treat black lung patients explain how miners contract it.
Here's how reporting of the world's first specific advice on reducing inactivity at work has overplayed the role of standing desks.
Taking a power nap on a night shift can leave you feeling groggy. And eating a large meal can reduce your alertness. So, what's a tired shift worker to do to make it through the night?
We're seeing the resurgence of an old lung disease in people who make and install the type of engineered stone product you might find in your kitchen or bathroom.
Millions of people who shoot, for work or leisure, risk lead poisoning, according to new research.
We're increasingly afraid of missing work – even when sick. New research reveals why.