Gerald Whitehouse is an Occupational Hygienist with 22 years experience of working with employers of all sizes, to help them look after their workforce's well-being This expertise covers both health and safety issues, such as DSE and HR issues such as mental health. Gerald has written and commissioned content for a range of online training courses in these areas. Gerald has trained thousands of computer users to work without discomfort at their desks and has trained hundreds of people to be DSE Assessors. Your can contact Gerald on +44 (0) 1822 819 786 or

IOSH reports on MHFA courses

MHFA is not perfect is my summing up of the Report carried out by the University of Nottingham into the effectiveness of MHFA Read the IOSH summary here:    Principal investigator Professor Avril Drummond, from the School of Health Sciences at The University of Nottingham, said:  “We found examples of excellent practice in rolling out…

Managing Back pain

Your back is stronger than you think. Click here to watch a two minute video from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy to see the best way forward with a poor back To read the full article full of hints and tips, go to: Where you can see 10 things you need to know about…

Mental health: Why it’s not about new year, new you, but new year, new view

My thanks to Helen Honeyman FCIPD, Head of Policy, Product & Governance . Board member of Dundee & Angus college who posted about the following on LinkedIn. The Independent has  good long article entitled as above and is a good read. Read it here: