22Apr 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Preventing Tech Neck

Working with technology can be a real “pain in the neck.” Your neck is stiff. You notice a constant pain between your shoulder blades. You wake up with a headache or worse, a migraine. While stress is a likely cause, … Read more »

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22Mar 2016
State Fund

You Might Be Dirtier than You Think

Are you washing your hands the right way? Effective handwashing takes more than soap and water. Last week, we talked about cold stress and how to spot it. But cold weather and rain also increase the chance of getting sick. Handwashing … Read more »

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16Mar 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Spring Forward and Keep your Workplace Safe

Effects of daylight saving time can leave you feeling sluggish and fatigued. Beep! Beep! Beep! You reach over to hit snooze. The alarm says its 6 a.m. but your body says its 5. This week, we entered daylight saving time, … Read more »

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10Mar 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Cold Stress – Yes, a Real Concern in California

It affects employees working outside in winter and in refrigerated areas year round. Many across the country may laugh when told that Californians need to worry about cold stress. Clearly, they have never worked outside in the Sierras during a … Read more »

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