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The elephant in the boardroom

How depression and stress kill productivity
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In a hypercompetitive global economy, organizations must be “on” 24/7. Yet this scramble for perpetual performance is taking a harsh toll on employees. They relentlessly push to get ahead and stay ahead—working longer days, emailing after hours, taking fewer vacations—often with little acknowledgment for their efforts.


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Perceptions about work-related stress

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Europe continues to lead the U.S. in a sharp and continuing focus on workplace stress – excluding NIOSH’s research. OSHA is silent on the subject of work-related stress. Cultural differences are at play here: stress is infrequently publicly discussed in corporate corridors in the U.S., where a combination of potential disability claims and the go-it-alone John Wayne tend to silence talk about job stress. 


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A stressed- out nation

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More than half of Americans, 55 percent, said they feel stressed during their everyday life, according to a Healthy World Report released by TeleVox entitled "A Stressed Nation: Americans Search for a Healthy Balance."


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CarbonX to introduce new PPE solution at the NSC Expo

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CarbonX will introduce its latest innovation in personal protective equipment, CarbonX® RepelTM, at the NSC Congress & Expo, September 30–October 2, in Chicago.


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Five ways to keep your memory sharp

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The way you live, what you eat and drink, and how you treat your body affect your memory as well as your physical health and wellbeing. Here are five things you can do every day to keep mind and body sharp.


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What's giving EHS pros headaches?

State of the EHS Nation- Exclusive results from ISHN’s 28th annual White Paper Reader Survey
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State of the EHS Nation- Exclusive results from ISHN’s 28th annual White Paper Reader Survey:


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European companies failing to manage psychosocial risks

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Despite widespread concern about work-related stress and workplace violence, most European companies still don’t have procedures in place for managing psychosocial risks, according to two new reports from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).


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Pregnancy and occupational hazards: What you need to know

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Most women who are pregnant can keep working during their pregnancy. Some women are able to work right up until they are ready to deliver. Others may need to cut back on their hours or stop working before their due date.


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The stress pandemic and you

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Paul Huljich co-founded Best Corporation, a pioneering organic foods company of which he was chairman and joint-CEO. The company’s value grew to more than $100 million, but Paul eventually developed a number of severe stress-related conditions.


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Watch out for unhealthy responses to stress

It’s better to connect than consume
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You probably have your own ways of dealing with stressful times. Some may be healthy, such as calling a friend, cooking a comforting dinner, or curling up in bed earlier than usual, according to Harvard Medical College’s HealthBeat newsletter.


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