Workplace mindfulness training programs can help workers manage stress and improve memory and focus. Training can be delivered in a number of ways including in-person and online, and according to a 2016 study by the National Business Group on Health and Fidelity Investments, 22 percent of companies have mindfulness training programs.
I’m not sure about you, but when I don’t sleep well, I can be pretty miserable. I’m not much fun to be around and I don’t work well – I can’t sustain my focus. We already know that sleep deprivation among workers is a billion-dollar problem across the globe. But how about the absence of sleep quality for your leaders – what impact does it have on subordinates?
Manufacturers, machine builders (OEMs) or system integrators who are proud of their company’s safety achievements can nominate themselves for the fourth annual Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards by Rockwell Automation Inc.
According to a new Dodge Data & Analytics SmartMarket study, contractors employing the greatest number of the most common "safety indicators" realize the most business benefits, Sprayfoam.com reported.
Most time-strapped executives know they should plan ahead and prioritize, focus on the important as much as the urgent, invest in their health (including getting enough sleep), make time for family and relationships, and limit (even if they don’t entirely avoid) mindless escapism.
Defined as the love and passion people have for certain work activities and the environment, vocational interest has been shown to successfully predict how well people perform in the workplace. However, will job applicants honestly report their vocational interests when they are told that their responses will be assessed for hiring decisions?
Workplace intervention shows return on investment for employers
September 14, 2015
An effective program to reduce work-family conflict (WFC) leads to reduced turnover and other cost savings for employers, reports a study in the September Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
The ergonomic design of workplaces and work routines will be a central issue at A+A 2015, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work. With over 1,800 exhibitors, A+A is the world’s leading market and communication platform for occupational health and safety and will be held from October 27 – 30, 2015 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.
How do you show that EHS is a positive investment as opposed to a cost? Attendees here at this year’s American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo in Salt Lake City are learning about making the business case for EHS in multiple sessions. Among the benefits: