Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace > Health in the workplace Health in the 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 Sick leave myths busted Unsure whether to bring a sick note after two or three days of taking off ill, or are you simply unsure of what it means to be sick after the weekend? Here are the facts. Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » A day in the life of a rural doctor in SA Wasting time and money Is your office chair affecting your health? Have you ever wondered if your office chair can affect your health? Health24 readers show us theirs, and we let the experts decide. How a desk job puts stress on your body You might be surprised to know that the way you sit at your desk may be the cause of some of your aches and pains. Here's what you need to know. Obesity ruled a disability in Europe Obese people can be considered as disabled, according to a European court and may lead to companies having to provide greater support to obese staff. 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. Safety at work your own problem Everybody knows that the employer has obligations to ensure safe working conditions but few recognise the obligations of the employee regarding workplace safety. Play the office doc Check out these physical signs of what health problems your colleagues could have. “ Latest comment on Health24 Jake Isham says... Yes, great information indeed! They were one of the foods listed in the bible and for that Reason alone gives me assurance Olives were a food that not only healthy but great... 20 health benefits of olives ” Sick building syndrome When Mia started getting headaches at work, she put it down to new-job stress, especially as the symptoms eased whenever she left the building. Workplace safety: need-to-know info Safety in the workplace is an important issue for workers and employers. But who is responsible for what? Here is a breakdown of the employer's duties to safety in the workplace. Too sick for work? If you wonder whether you should go to work or not, you are probably well enough to go. But sometimes you wake up and you just know you can't. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Migraines – more than just a headache Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Live healthier » Novel health supplement now available in SA stores Omega Caro-E, a locally developed and patented fish oil supplement is now available in South Africa. » Reduce bladder leakages by clenching Stirling Gravitas, gold medallist at life, explains how to beat those bladder leakages!