Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace Healthy workplace All sections in Healthy Workplace » Workplace Basics » At the Office » Dangerous Jobs » Employee Wellbeing » Health at work » Work and Stress » Work behaviour » Your new job » Workplace News Germs co-workers bring from home It's not just your colleagues' dirty cups in the kitchen or their filthy desks that pose a germ risk to you.They could be bringing serious germs with them from home. Healthy workplace News Rudeness in workplace costs companies dearly In a study, researchers asked employees a series of questions to assess how rude behaviour affects their productivity as well as corporate culture. More in Healthy workplace News Good vibe with co-workers may boost your health Unhappiness at work may lead to ill health Work takes high toll on Americans ‘Smart drugs’ are making workplaces more competitive Healthy workplace How long has your doctor been on duty? Doctors are working 30-hour shifts, and enough is enough, says the South African Medical Association. See all Healthy workplace » Work behaviour Study on 15 000 people suggests workaholism linked to mental health issues A large study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, and issues such as depression, anxiety or OCD may be connected. See all Work behaviour » Employee wellbeing Psychopaths at work and the 10 jobs that attract them Not all psychopaths are cold blooded killers. In fact, most of them live ‘innocently’ beside us and some of them are even our friends or colleagues. Take a look at their inherent traits and the careers where they're most often found. See all Employee wellbeing » Circulation Stroll around the office to restore blood flow to the legs Taking short walks around the office during the course of the day can help restore blood flow if you've been sitting at your desk for a while. See all Circulation » Take action Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » 6 ways sexy shoes damage your feet How much energy do you burn at work? Health in the workplace Long work hours may hurt your health Being at work more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds. See all Health in the workplace » At the office Health risks of prolonged sitting debunked Sitting for hours on end may not increase mortality risk as previous studies suggested. See all At the office » About healthy workplace Fidgeting while you work might be good for you People who can't resist fidgeting while they work may want to stop trying to kick the habit, because a new study suggests all that toe tapping and pencil rapping may be good for their health. See all About healthy workplace » Health in the workplace The easy way for employers to test if their workers are taking drugs South African organisations need to have no-drug policies in place – enforced by means of drug testing, especially saliva testing. How does this work and is it legal? See all Health in the workplace » advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Choose wisely... » Healthy diet may extend kidney patients' lives Healthy diet protects teens against later weight gain Finding the right diet for you With so many fad diets out there, it’s difficult to separate fact from fiction. Dietitian Mpho Tshukudu gives advice on how to find and follow the right diet. Decor danger! » Sick building syndrome FAQ: Sick building syndrome What is sick building syndrome? Your wallpaper might be making you sick Fungus growing on wallpaper might contribute to 'sick building syndrome', causing symptoms similar to flu and allergies.