Articles Tagged with ''job stress''

EHS pros grapple with expanding workloads, says ISHN survey

There’s certainly no lack of challenges facing the EHS profession now and in the coming years, according to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey. Almost four in ten (39%) of ISHN subscribers say contending with an expanding workload is one of the biggest challenges they face on the job.


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5 ways to de-stress and help your heart

Constant stress — whether from a traffic-choked daily commute, unhappy marriage, or heavy workload — can have real physical effects on the body. It has been linked to a wide range of health issues, including mood, sleep, and appetite problems — and yes, even heart disease.


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“Achievers” are sometimes afraid to fail

Pitfalls of positive social labeling
It’s certainly common to attach positive labels to people and organizations following their notable success. Such labels can be quite beneficial, activating a sense of competence and enhancing self-motivation.


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Dangers of driving on autopilot

Snap out of it — develop your situational awareness
Autopilot is a nice little nuance of cognitive processing that allows us animals, especially humans, to plan, solve problems, or otherwise daydream while performing routine tasks.


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Low-cost safety tactics for tight budgets

In these challenging economic times, it is especially important to identify types of incentives that can be used effectively and economically, and to develop an understanding of how incentives can be infused into a safety process.


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Study: work environment affects workers’ mental health

Assignments without resources, conflicting roles cause distress

Employees who face high emotional demand and conflicting roles are more likely to report psychological distress — placing them at higher risk of mental health disorders and reduced productivity, reports a study in the June Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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How employers can help prevent job stress

Are stressful working conditions a necessary evil to remain productive and profitable in today’s economy?


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Five o’clock fatigue

How a day of decisions drains mental energy
Three safety professionals are asked to evaluate their company’s previous year’s 129 incident investigation reports. 


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Flying solo

Is independent consulting still a good option?
What would you do if you lost your job today? 


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Promote the worth of living well

Avoid after-the-fact healthcare costs
Employers have long sought the biggest bang for their healthcare buck. 


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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ISHN JAN 2015 COVER

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Check out ISHN's first issue of 2015, which features articles about hearing protection as well as the State of the EHS Nation 2015 Survey.

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For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. 

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