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 Obesity in the workplace: What role should your employer be playing? We’re constantly bombarded with info telling us being overweight is dangerous. But what should your employer be doing to encourage healthy living? More in Healthy workplace News Sex scandal rocks UNAIDS: 'Executive Director must step down' How your 'better half' can increase your job success 'Grey's Anatomy' not like real ER Here’s why you should take your houseplant to work Healthy workplace Why people eat these 5 stinky foods at the office Some of the smelly things your colleagues eat at work may actually be good for you. See all Healthy workplace » 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 » 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? 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 » advertisement From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Mental health & your work » How open are you about mental illness in the workplace? Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips. Sleep & You » Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia 6 things that are sabotaging your sleep Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.