Hydration… How much is enough?

Water is an essential nutrient for all living things. It makes up 70 percent of planet Earth and 60 percent of our bodies. It keeps us functioning at optimal performance levels by regulating our core body temperature, carries key nutrients … Continued

Is your Workplace Civil and Respectful?

Does your office pass the “civility test”? Workplaces that are civil and respectful have employees who are caring, considerate and courteous in their interactions with co-workers, clients and the public. “For workers, a civil and respectful workplace can translate into … Continued

Workplace Housekeeping Tips

Workplace Housekeeping Tips To some people, the word “housekeeping” calls to mind cleaning floors and surfaces, removing dust, and organizing clutter. But in a work setting, it means much more. Housekeeping is crucial to safe workplaces. It can help prevent … Continued

Eyestrain

Do you ever find yourself rubbing your eyes, blinking repeatedly and looking away from your computer screen? You may be experiencing eyestrain. Eyestrain is a common condition that can develop from reading for long periods without taking breaks to rest … Continued

Combustible Dust Explosions

Combustible dust explosions: Don’t ignore the hazard Between 2006 and 2017, 111 combustible dust incidents resulted in 66 worker deaths and 337 injuries in the United States, according to data from the Chemical Safety Board. So, what is a combustible … Continued

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Produce less waste by practicing the 3R’s: 1. Reduce the amount and toxicity of trash you discard. 2. Reuse containers and products, repair what is broken or give it someone who can repair it. 3. Recycle … Continued

Good Housekeeping

Prevent workplace Injuries with Good Housekeeping. Good Housekeeping in a work setting can help prevent injuries and improve productivity. Poor housekeeping can be a cause of accidents, such as: • Tripping over loose objects on floors, stairs and platforms. • … Continued

Sun Safety Tips

Sun Safety Tips Beside the immediate effect of sunburn, excessive exposure to UV radiation over time can cause skin cancer, eye damage, immune system suppression, and premature again. Protect yourself from the sun. Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen that protects against … Continued

Prevent Eye Injuries

Prevent Eye Injuries There are 500,000 eye injuries every year in the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that American businesses spend $450 billion each year on about 70,000 workplace eye injuries. The majority of these injuries occur … Continued