Tag Archives: healthier workplace

14Dec 2016

Stress Happens, Especially During the Holidays

How to cope with holiday stress at work The holiday season can bring family, friends, and co-workers together. But it can also bring unwelcome guests, including stress. Workplace stress costs more than $300 billion annually due to absenteeism, diminished productivity, … Read more »

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23Aug 2016

Breathe Easier – Avoid Work Related Asthma

Butchers, bakers, and candlestick-makers all work with some form of allergen or irritant. Many workers across a wide range of occupations breathe in substances that, without proper protection, could cause occupational asthma. Workplace irritants can cause asthma in those who … Read more »

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07Jun 2016

Disco May Be Dead, but It Still Saves Lives!

Perform Hands-Only CPR to the beat of “Stayin’ Alive” The Bee Gee’s classic disco song provides the perfect beat for this easy form of CPR. According to the American Red Cross, more than 350,000 people experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in … Read more »

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22Apr 2016

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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