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14 Ways to Promote an Active Lifestyle in the Workplace
It's no secret that having healthy employees are important to a successful company so it's critical employers provide employees opportunities in the workplace to promote active lifestyles.
Don't Get Ticked Off: Ticks and Lyme Disease Prevention
Lyme disease can be transmitted to humans if they are bitten by a tick that has previously fed off an infected animal.
Ontario Workplace Health and Safety Records Now Available Online
WISB recently launched a new online tool to make health and safety a matter of public record. Compass lets Ontarians find and compare health and safety statistics for businesses across Ontario.
The Staggering Cost of Workplace Bullying
Almost 40% of workers report having been bullied. Bullying can cause emotional and physical damage to employees; such damage often includes feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem.
Health Effects of Working in the Cold
Workers exposed to extremely cold conditions are at risk of serious health problems, including hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration, and muscle injuries.
November is Fall Prevention Month
Approximately 215 older adults are hospitalized each day because of falls. Falls are a cause of serious injury in older adults and it's critical to learn ways to keep loved ones safe.
5 Ways to Eat Healthier At Work
Good nutrition is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, and eating healthier can increase your productivity, lower the number of sick days you take and reduce your risk of being in an on-the-job accident.
The Importance of Proper Lighting
When working in the manufacturing industry, proper shop lighting is key to preventing employee injuries. Specifically, improper lighting can create the following exposures:
Noise: The Not-So-Silent Workplace Hazard
Excessive workplace noise can cause hearing damage that is disabling and often permanent.
Heat Illnesses and How to Protect Employees
While it’s best not to work outside in high temperatures, the nature of certain jobs—like construction or landscaping—sometimes makes it unavoidable.