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Pay Attention to the Symptoms of Burnout In Time to Make Adjustments


Nothing takes the satisfaction out of a job more insidiously than burnout. The symptoms of burnout appear gradually, but there are warning signs that can indicate trouble lies ahead. Burnout occurs when an individual becomes exhausted of physical strength or emotional motivation as a result of ...
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Take Steps to Decrease Your Risk of Computer Eye Strain


The amount of time today’s workers spend in front of a computer screen continues to increase, especially for jobs that previously may have focused solely on physical work. Eye strain from computer use can cause a variety of issues ranging from vision focus challenges to decreased ...
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Use These Lifting Tips to Protect Your Back From Injury


A lot can go wrong when it comes to lifting, which is why this action is one of the most common causes of workplace injury. Learning the correct techniques for lifting and handling heavy objects can help prevent back pain and other serious injuries. Plan the lift – ...
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Here Are Some Cost-Free Ways to Promote Wellness In Your Workplace


Businesses with little or no budget for a formal wellness program are finding ways to make their offices more health-friendly. In fact, introducing physical and mental wellness into a company’s culture doesn’t have to cost a penny. Depending on the type of work environment and safety ...
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Working Long Hours Are Probably Doing You More Harm Than Good


Workers who put in more than 40 hours per week or log extended shifts are increasing their risk of stress-related health issues and safety concerns, according to findings by researchers with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. In 16 of the 22 studies addressing ...
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Flu Shots, Staying Home When Sick Keep the Workplace Healthier


This week’s cold spell brings a reminder that the cold and flu season is here, and workers can take some simple precautions to prevent getting sick and spreading germs in the workplace. The medical community encourages every person to get a flu shot each year before ...
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