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 Sit-stand desks good for the mind. What about the body? Getting up on your feet may be just what you need at work. More in Healthy workplace News 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 The key to good teamwork is a big cup of coffee, study finds Would you trust a doctor with tattoos? 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 Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Quit smoking » How to beat triggers that make you crave a cigarette You need to learn how to beat the behavioural, environmental and emotional triggers if you want to succeed in quitting smoking. Hygiene » Your showerhead may be bathing you in germs You probably think showering will wash away dirt and germs, but your showerhead might dump nasty bacteria on you instead that may cause lung infections.