8 Avoidable Workplace Safety Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

Not all businesses are serious about their workplace safety. Unfortunately, they only realize the importance of workplace safety when a serious accident occurs. Create a secure and positive work environment by avoiding common safety mistakes in the workplace given below.

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How To Handle Burnout And Toxic Stress In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Overall, stress in the workplace can go on to make you feel burned out. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies burnout to be a consequential syndrome caused by workplace stress, with symptoms of feeling exhausted, being mentally detached, and having poor performance.

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5 Surprising Benefits of Bringing Dogs In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Aside from providing flextime benefits and the option to work remotely, more offices are starting to see the value of allowing dogs in the workplace. Take a look at these five surprising benefits of bringing your dogs in your workplace! Happiness Workplace

2020 244

How Video Gaming Could Improve Your Cognitive Health And Skills

Dumb Little Man

It is, however, a lesser-known fact that video games can help to improve cognitive skills and general mental health and for any individual spending an extended period indoors, those can be very vital factors. Long Term Health. Brain Featured Fun Health

2020 166

7 Ways Health and Safety Training Can Benefit Your Business

Dumb Little Man

You need to ensure that your team is adequately trained on how to abide by the relevant industry health and safety practices. Read on to find more about how providing your staff with Workplace Health and Training (WHS) can benefit your business. Minimizes Workplace Illnesses.

2019 182

6 Simple Ways You Can Start Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Depression, panic attacks, mood disorders, personality disorders, and eating disorders — these are just a handful of mental health issues that over three-quarters of the United States deal with by the age of 24. Offer inexpensive out of pocket health insurance.

2019 207

The Surprising Benefits of Giving Back on Your Mental Health

Dumb Little Man

If you are still not convinced, here are more benefits of giving back to your mental health. Apart from that, volunteering enables you to develop essential skills that can go a long way in helping you land a new job or get a promotion in your current workplace. Brain Happiness Health

2019 199

The Positive Mental Health Effects of Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

The study - The Effects of Self and Temporary Employment on Mental Health: The Role of the Gig Economy in the UK - found that gig workers are about 33 percent more likely to self-report positive traits in terms of mental health than those in traditional jobs.

2019 198

Is Your Job Putting Your Health At Risk? 8 Ways To Survive Cubicle Lifestyle And Take Care Of Your Health.

Dumb Little Man

Instead we work in offices and many of us automatically assume that cubicle jobs are harmless to our health. So, how can an office job like that be harmful to our health? Workplace Health Business Energy How To Stress Happiness

The Future of Health Insurance And Healthcare: What Everyone Needs to Know

Dumb Little Man

While health insurance began as an added workplace benefit, it quickly became something working Americans relied upon to afford healthcare. Healthcare and Health Insurance: How They Relate to Different Generations. Health Money EMTALA

2019 165

5 Essential Tips on How to Overcome Burnout in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Whether you’re the former or the latter, the fact is that everyone is susceptible to falling victim to workplace burnout. As such, understanding the root cause and the ways in which to battle workplace burnout are two things which go hand in hand. How To Stress Workplace

2019 233

Is Your Workplace Toxic?

On The Job

Is your workplace toxic? For one thing, such an atmosphere can damage your physical and emotional health, and for another.well, it's just wrong. There are several ways to combat toxicity in your workplace: 1.

2019 141

5 Benefits of Starting a Green Health and Wellness Program in the Workplace

Eco-Office Gals

After seeing so many people bring in fast food bags at lunch time and drinking Cokes all throughout the day, are you a manager who is wondering if you should start a green health and wellness program at your workplace? Guest Post education exercise health healthcare cost productivity

2012 188

5 Reasons Why Wearing Safety Boots at the Workplace is Crucial

Dumb Little Man

Surprisingly, however, safety boots offer a lot of benefits not just for your feet but your general health as well. Safety boots are often made of durable materials to withstand a wide range of workplace hazards. Extreme weather conditions can result in a lot of health problems.

2016 238

Is Workplace Drug Testing Changing?

Dumb Little Man

Workplaces that practice regular drug testing enjoy improved morale, communication, and safety. 86% are concerned about marijuana making its way into the workplace. Limits To Workplace Drug Testing. Workplace drug testing isn’t here to fight the war on drugs.

2018 194

Get On The Road To Better Health By Building Healthy Habits At The Office

Dumb Little Man

Workplace Health Development How To Happiness All of us know the feeling of complete mental and physical exhaustion after sitting through an 8+ hour workday. It’s not fun, and has a more profound effect on the rest of our lives than we’d like to admit.

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Clutter is Bad For Your Physical and Mental Health. This Portable Wand Scanner Can Help Get You Organized.

Dumb Little Man

Workplace Technology Health Productivity Shopping Clutter Focus Organization Does clutter have you ready to pull your hair out? Are all those receipts and stacks of papers lying around your home or office making it difficult to concentrate?

2013 276

How To Clean A Blood Spill: Safe and Proper Blood Cleanup from Workplace Accidents

Dumb Little Man

The harm caused by blood led the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to publish the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. The BPS is a set of guidelines that aims to protect workers against health hazards made by bloodborne pathogens. One way of being a good citizen is to comply with government regulations that put importance on the health and safety of everyone. Call your local health department for proper disposal. Health Workplace OSHA

2017 158

How to Prioritize Workplace Safety

Small Business CEO

There’s no doubt that workplace injuries are likely to happen anywhere, whether you are working at an office building or a construction site. Sure enough, there are several ways you can reduce the likelihood of accidents and injuries and protect the health of your workers.

2019 83

How Businesses Can Promote Greater Workplace Safety

Small Business CEO

Promoting workplace safety should be a priority for any and all businesses. It has been estimated by OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) that overall, businesses pay about a billion dollars a week in workers’ compensation. Management workplace safety

Research: Twitter Reveals Workplace Stress

On The Job

People tweeted the most about health problems mid-week (researchers looked for terms like aches, itch, pain, sick, drug, etc.) , and found that people are less inclined mid-week to tweet good things about their jobs. Any suggestions on how to combat workplace stress that you've found helpful

How to Start a Workplace Garden

Eco-Office Gals

Although you may have never heard of it, workplace gardening has become increasingly popular over the past decade or so. A workplace garden can also provide a sense of wellness among employers and employees, as the emphasis on healthy living is quite strong these days.

2011 275

Eye Safety In The Workplace: Effective Ways To Protect Your Vision

Dumb Little Man

Eye safety in the workplace is a commonly overlooked issue. Working at an office or from home can also affect your eye health, especially if you spend long hours in front of a computer. No matter what your job is, your eye safety in the workplace should be a top priority. It won’t only ensure your health, but it can also boost your productivity and efficiency. Health Workplace

2017 137

Handling Ethical Issues in the Workplace

Office Dynamics

Have you ever thought about your responsibility and power to improve ethical standards in the workplace? Ethics in the workplace is a unique topic. The post Handling Ethical Issues in the Workplace appeared first on Office Dynamics. Author: Lisa Olsen.

2016 166

Preventing Blue Light-Related Health Problems

Dumb Little Man

Preventing the damage from occurring in the first place is the key to ensuring you won’t suffer severe health problems related to blue light exposure. See Also: Eye Safety In The Workplace: Effective Ways To Protect Your Vision. The post Preventing Blue Light-Related Health Problems appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Health TechnologyBlue light is everywhere.

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How to Overcome Stress in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

We encounter stress on a daily basis especially in our workplace. If we just let stress rule our lives, it can cause serious damage to our health and to our overall well-being. It is also a relief to have someone to talk to about what you are feeling especially in your workplace.

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Five Ways to Deal with Workplace Changes Positively

Office Dynamics

Change in the workplace is often very difficult to embrace. When they have to deal with workplace changes, it can become the perfect source of employee complaints and disgruntled comments. These can be anything from a switch in employee health insurance to a total company shakedown. It can be extremely challenging to deal with workplace changes and support an issue that you don’t know very much about or don’t believe in.

2017 134

Women In The Workplace

The Small Business Blog

Women In The Workplace by Stefan Töpfer on Apr 20, 2010 This weekend I watched a debate on BBC televisions’ ‘The Big Questions’ about working mothers and their cost to small businesses. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2010 238

Study: Workplace Autonomy Increases Job Satisfaction and Well-Being

Small Business Labs

A solid majority—64 percent of all independents and 70 percent of Full Time Independents—said working on their own is better for their health.

2017 158

HR How-To: Tips to Handle Common Workplace Controversies

Office Dynamics

Whether you’re teacher or an HR Manager, you will encounter high-tension moments in the workplace that require deescalation skills. Sexual harassment is a common workplace issue. Brush up on workplace rules and the specifics that indicate a case of sexual harassment.

2016 134

Revisiting What You Need To Know About Eye Health

Dumb Little Man

To help preserve your eye health for the rest of your life, here are some of the most important things you need to do. See Also: Eye Safety In The Workplace: Effective Ways To Protect Your Vision. This is why getting regular eye exams is crucial to maintaining your ocular health. If you are eating poorly, it can affect several areas of your health. Diabetes and hypertension are two good examples of health problems caused by poor dietary choices. Health

2017 172

First Aid Hazards to Watch for in the Workplace

The Small Business Blog

So it’s important to be aware of the dangers lurking at work and it’s always useful to get a few of your team members on first aid training… Read the full article here: First Aid Hazards to Watch for in the Workplace on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

2013 179

4 Ways to Handle Your Workplace Jealousies

On The Job

Most of us have had feelings of jealousy or envy in our lives, but nowhere may it be more difficult to deal with than in the workplace. Suddenly, it seems as if a co-worker’s off-handed comment about how your messy desk is a health threat doesn’t seem like a friendly quip but a direct insult.

2012 237

5 Ways Graphic Shades Can Help Improve the Workplace

Eco-Office Gals

If you’re looking for a custom solution that can boost creativity in the workplace, consider graphic shades – a perfect way to add personality and style to any office. Graphic shades offer a versatile, customized and insulated shading solution for any workplace.

2014 170

The Benefits of Chair Massage Therapy in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

Employees in competitive work environments often suffer under the demands and burdens of their office’s rapid fire culture, and this stress often negatively affects both work performance and personal health. And since stress can cause significant damage to workplace productivity, and the workplace is inherently stressful, a smart employer can put two-and-two together and realize that massage therapy is more than a worthwhile investment. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits.

2011 215

Dealing with Workplace Negativity: 6 Tips

Small Business CEO

These are questions to ask yourself, as an employer, when conducting health checks on your workplaces culture. How to Spot Workplace Negativity. … Management workplace negativity

2018 60

The Importance of a Positive Workplace Culture to Enable High Performance

Productivity Bits

The environment or culture within a workplace has a lot to do with how well or how bad the performance of the employees is. It is up to this person to set a workplace culture that the employees can benefit from. In workplaces, where it is seen that the employees and the employer have an equal amount of respect for each other, and for the way that the other works, the level of productivity within that firm is remarkably higher. GTD Hacks Productivity positive workplace

2017 126

5 Tips for Handling Unwanted Workplace Visitors

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 5 Tips for Handling Unwanted Workplace Visitors Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on July 7, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 158

How Helicopter Parenting is Invading the Workplace

On The Job

We tell ourselves that if we don't hover, our kids won't get into the right preschool and that will lead to the kid living at age 27 in a box somewhere with no dental health benefits.

2012 199

10 Ways Over-Productivity Can Affect Your Health

Simple Productivity Blog

Over-productive people are probably lauded at the workplace and appreciated by one and all. Here are 10 ways how over-productivity can affect your health. A balanced outlook is necessary to reap good health, both mental and physical. This post was written by a guest author.

2011 216

Healthy and Safe: How to Protect Your Employees in the Workplace

Small Business CEO

Safety in the workplace starts at the top and if owners and managers recognize and acknowledge the need for a proactive and vigilant approach to keeping their employees away from danger and serious injury it will help improve the odds of avoiding an incident.

2017 62

7 Ways to Stay Fit When You Have A Desk Job

Dumb Little Man

Today’s working world can make it hard to stay healthy and if you don’t know how to stay fit at a desk job, you’re compromising your health. Your daily food choices have a significant impact on your health. Adequate hydration is important for optimized health.

2019 211

Is Stress Affecting You in The Workplace?

Small Business CEO

Yet, stress is a serious condition and left untreated, it can have quite significant effects on our overall health and wellbeing. Whilst we all might claim to be ‘a bit stressed out’ from time to time, very few of us take the problem of stress seriously.