Can employees work whilst in pain?


When your employees are in pain, it can be hard to know what to do for the best, particularly when it comes to working duties.

Pain isn’t necessarily a reason to stop working and activity altogether. In fact, we know that physical activity and completing normal everyday tasks, can help to reduce pain and promote recovery. However, it may also be beneficial to modify work activities for a period of time.

The resources in this section are designed to help you understand how to support your employees that are in pain.

Back Pain advice for employers

Managing return to work

Work related pain – Tips for employers

Learn about work-related pain, potential causes and discover practical tips to assist your recovery

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