Workplace “Presenteeism” and Self-Care

September 7, 2021


September is National Self-Care Awareness Month, and self-care has never been more important than it is right now. Employers can help employees embrace self-treatment and a healthy lifestyle by encouraging a self-care program as part of workplace wellness efforts. The …

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Workplaces and the Delta Variant

August 24, 2021


As we all know, the Delta strain has spread rapidly through America in the past few months. With the impact on the economy, how will this affect the workplace? Employers are concerned with the possibility of another contagious outbreak which …

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Happy National Disability Independence Day!

July 26, 2021


Today is National Disability Independence Day, which honors the anniversary of the passing of the ADA act by Congress on July 26, 1990. The act is the first comprehensive law in the US that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities …

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Reconfigurable Workspaces

June 8, 2021


In our last blog, we explored how employers should weigh the advantages and disadvantages of a hybrid work environment. We also touched on how companies might approach striking a balance between employees’ desire for more flexible work schedules while retaining …

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Hybrid Workplaces

June 1, 2021


With businesses now fully opening their doors, there’s a difference in opinion between most workers and employers over flexible work schedules that were the norm during the initial COVID-19 pandemic. According to Harvard Business School, 70% of employers want employees …

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10 Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction

December 27, 2020


A work environment can be supportive, stressful, boring or anything in between. At the end of the day, it is management’s responsibility to decide which of these it will be. When aiming to create a positive environment, here are 10 …

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Workplace Age Divides and How to Overcome Them

August 26, 2020


Every facility employs people of multiple generations; from the “Silents” to the “Baby Boomers” to Generations “X” and “Y.” There are several principles of generational differences and, in order to overcome these, it is important to understand them. Many of …

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How incident reports help to prevent accidents

February 5, 2020


Accidents and incidents are not the same. An accident results in personal injury or property damage, while an incident in the workplace is an unplanned event that doesn’t result in injury, but does cause damage to property, or has enough …

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Clear the air with HEPA and ULPA filters

July 24, 2019


In health care facilities, cleaning instruments and surfaces may not be enough to achieve maximum cleanliness and maintain patient health. It is a good idea to focus on indoor air quality to keep facilities free of contaminants. Air that contains …

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Ergonomic workstations ease unnecessary muscle strain

July 10, 2019


In a previous article, we looked at why standing desks and adjustable workstations are healthier, more productive options for employees. Today, we’re going to look at how to make workstations more ergonomic. Ergonomic design seeks to minimize strain on the …

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