Psychology

Abusive boss may harm workers' home life, too

The stress and tension caused by an abusive boss can follow a worker home and affect his relationships with family members, according to a new study.


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Trends to watch in 2012

This is a public service of ISHN — keeping you informed and hip to the trends shaping our culture and the (mostly off the job) behaviors and attitudes of your workforce.


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Stress: it ain't all that bad

The December 5, 2011 issue of Time carries a lengthy article about anxiety. Here we go again with another reminder of how stressed-out our lives are.


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All quiet on the safety and health front

Maybe it’s just me, but have you noticed how quiet things seem to be on the job safety and health front?


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Are you sure about that?

10 tips to overcome willful blindness
How often do you ignore facts staring you in the face because they conflict with your preconceived worldview? 


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“Reality traps” can doom teams

5 essentials to avoid failure
Chances are that you have a safety team — or likely many safety teams — within your organization.


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Many do not talk about their hearing loss

Many people with hearing loss choose to keep their problems to themselves, and do not get the support and help in the workplace that they require, according to a UK study.


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Comments on replacing an aging EHS profession

I would echo that in the next 5-10 years we will lose a very large portion of our experienced professionals. The numbers in my company reflect the same. We could lose 70% of our SHE pros in 7 years. Universities are not able to attract quality students to SHE programs.


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Baby boomers’ appetite grows for nonmedical use of prescription pain drugs

A study presented at last week’s American Public Health Association meeting in Washington DC by researchers at the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, examined trends in nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers among adults aged 50 or older in the U.S.


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Drug & alcohol use falls when personal sense of purpose and meaning is strong

University of Michigan researchers issued findings last week at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Washington on a complex issue: Purpose and meaning in life have been linked to higher levels of psychological well-being, yet the association between purpose and meaning and alcohol and other drug use (AOD) remains unexamined.


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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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