Video: Is your office making you sick?

Dr Nicola Jones is concerned for her patients' health at work as the recession increases stress and office hours.

From back pain, to anxiety, depression to addiction, Dr Jones has seen patients whose health is suffering because of the office.

Web resource

BBC Video

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In-Depth Study on Health, Environment and Safety

In this final section of Tracks 2 we invite you to do a cross-disciplinary (tverrfaglig) project. The topic is extremely important – a matter of life and death – in all possible professions. 
You will find lots of inspiring and instructive texts via the links here, but first, read the introductory article “Safety at the Workplace” on pages 233-238.

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Web resource

Safety sign quiz

http://osha.europa.eu/en/campaigns/ew2006/risq/quizzes/5/

Worksafe Smart Move

http://www.worksafe.wa.gov.au/smartmove/index.htm

Regelhjelp: Kravene til din bransje

http://regelhjelp.no/

Government site

Teens workers: Safety and health information

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/teenworkers/index.html

Workplaces and occupations (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)

http://www.cdc.gov/node.do/id/0900f3ec8000ebc0

Young worker safety and health (CDC)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/youth/

Health & safety (TUC)

http://www.tuc.org.uk/h_and_s/index.cfm

Health and safety at work (The Site)

http://www.thesite.org.uk/workandstudy/working/workersrights/healthandsafety

Safety & Health (US Dep. of Labor)

http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/youthlabor/safetyhealth.htm

Working safely

http://familydoctor.org/454.xml

Workplace safety and health guidelines

http://www.gov.mb.ca/labour/safety/guidelines.html

'It really is quite safe' (BBC)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4576351.stm