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While the causes of workplace stress differ from worker to worker, experts agree that it is the things we can’t control that cause the greatest amount of stress. To help manage your workplace stress: Create a “to-do” list to help plan and prioritize your work. Set realistic deadlines. Consider alternatives designed to save time and… Read more »

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About 25,000 house fires and 300 deaths are attributed to space heaters each year. They’re mostly caused when a heater is placed too close to curtains, bedding, or upholstered furniture, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. In addition, 6,000 people end up in emergency rooms with burns from touching a heater’s hot surface. (Consumer… Read more »

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At the end of the calendar year, workplace holiday celebrations are an experience that many employees look forward to as a highlight of the season. These celebrations are often a long-standing tradition allowing employees to celebrate with their colleagues—and sometimes family and guests. However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are evaluating how… Read more »

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Lots of activity is positive in the retail world, signifying more business. When this happens, our workplace is full of action with many workers performing different operations simultaneously. Imagine the chaos that would result if workers did not clean up after themselves. Our workplace would become a hazardous obstacle course as trash and debris piled… Read more »

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve, one guideline that is likely to last beyond this year is social distancing. Employers have a responsibility to keep employees healthy and safe, and that duty is shaping their return-to-work strategies. As organizations take steps to prioritize health and safety, many of these measures, including social distancing, staggering… Read more »