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 How to decide when you're too sick to work As a general rule, if you have a wet cough, a runny nose, fevers or aches, you should probably stay at home, says an infectious disease specialist. More in Healthy workplace News How to destress and still get stuff done Sit-stand desks good for the mind. What about the body? 7 simple tips to nix eye strain that don’t involve getting specs The 7 common causes of job burnout – and how to avoid them Healthy workplace Can the air conditioner make you sick? You and your colleagues are convinced it's the air conditioning in the office that's making you sick. Here's what the experts have to say. See all Healthy workplace » 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 » 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 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 » advertisement From our sponsors Don’t just stop smoking, start something amazing Do you suffer from red, itchy eyes? Effective treatment for ADHD is available What is allergic conjunctivitis? FAQs Live healthier » Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles IVF kids may have higher risk of autism Progesterone gel as good as injection for IVF Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications For most women who cannot conceive naturally, in vitro fertilisation is very safe and effective, but it may involve a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Heart health » Another day at the office – thanks to a defibrillator close at hand Statins help the heart, no matter what your age Even the smallest fitness gains could help you reduce the risk of a heart attack 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.'