Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace > News News 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 Bogus doctor's notes costing SA millions Among other things, the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) is addressing the problem of local doctors who write fraudulent sick notes, costing the country millions of rands in lost productivity each year. Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » How much energy do you burn at work? Wasting time and money Nestle admits Thai seafood suppliers abuse workers A report commissioned by Nestle SA found that impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in the global food giant’s supply chains. 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. Health risks of prolonged sitting debunked Sitting for hours on end may not increase mortality risk as previous studies suggested. 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. Why fidgeting may be good for your health Researchers found that women who did a lot of sitting, but were either moderately or very fidgety had a risk of early death that was similar to that of more active women. Healthy work environment lowers obesity risk Implementing a healthy environment at work, with exercise equipment and healthy meals will protect young employees from obesity risks. 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. 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? Taking micro breaks at your desk - does it work? Studies have found that taking micro breaks at your desk can improve your work performance, reduce your fatigue as well as reduce your aches and pain. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Cipla Nutrition- Dummies Guide to Enduro Prep 4 clever ways to stay active this winter Key signs you need a change in diet Clear your head with fast-acting, long-lasting Sinutab® Nasal Spray Live healthier PMS, depression & suicide » Don't let PMS get you down Symptoms of PMS Diagnosing PMS The link between PMS, depression and suicidal thoughts The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide. A vegan marathon runner » Comrades: don't run if you're ill Fuel your body for the Comrades Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.