Tag Archives: preventing workplace illness

06Jun 2017
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Risks of Working with Hazardous Chemicals

Exposure to harmful substances can happen to all of us. It was 2009 and I had been newly married for about a month. My wife tasked me with cleaning the downstairs shower, a glass enclosed stall measuring 3 feet by … Read more »

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25Oct 2016
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The Office Door Opened and Influenza

Flu shots and handwashing keep your workplaces healthy and productive. Each year, the influenza virus costs businesses 111 million workdays, resulting in $7 billion in sick days and lost productivity. It’s no secret the flu is contagious, but urging workers to … Read more »

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23Aug 2016
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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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09Aug 2016
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Quench Your Thirst – Prevent Dehydration in the Workplace

Milk may do your body good, but water is essential. Insufficient amounts of water can lead to serious dehydration. Recently we talked about smart sun protection for outdoor workers and ways to avoid heat illness during the hot summer months. … Read more »

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