Articles Tagged with ''job stress''

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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Feds cut train crew hours to avoid fatigue-related accidents

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a final rule limiting the number of consecutive hours passenger railroad workers can be on the job. 


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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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