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Employees are Afraid to Talk About Mental Health at Work

Suicide Prevention At Work Isn’t Working: Companies Need To Stop Waiting For A Crisis James had been working in the financial industry for decades at prominent, reputable banks. He was friendly, outgoing, magnanimous and generous. The first time we met, he invited me to have lunch near his hometown. James […]

Do you know the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack?

Many people use these terms interchangeably. That is not correct and the different emergencies need to be addressed differently. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is blocked and can occur suddenly or may come and go over a longer period of time – hours, days, or […]

Suicide is Preventable

Fear of disappointing others is the reason 49% of Americans are not seeking help. The stigma around suicide causes many who have lived experiences of suicide to internalize their feelings of shame because of this perception of how they’re viewed by their peers and society. Stigma also affects those bereaved […]

Parking Lot Safety Matters

Slippery conditions, uneven surfaces, and poor lighting can make parking lots hazardous. A well-maintained and properly lit parking area can help keep everyone safe from potential injuries. Make sure employees have a way to report conditions in the parking lot that feel unsafe or dangerous. A quick response will make […]

WARNING

Do you know the warning signs of suicide and what to do? Be aware of the below, when a person is suicidal these are common observances. Talk – Being a burden, experiencing unbearable pain, feeling trapped, no reason to live, killing themselves. Behavior – Withdrawn, increased use of alcohol or […]

Does your desk need a makeover?

Are you noticing neck and back pain, sore wrists and fingers, blurred vision, or headaches? It might be time for a makeover. Office ergonomics is something we are all aware of, but can easily be overlooked. Slight changes over time can start to add up leading to pain and discomfort. […]

E-Presenteeism & 3 Ways to Combat it

3 Ways to Combat E-Presenteeism The “always-on” digital culture is fuelling a new type of presenteeism: e-presenteeism.   1 –  Mitigate Burnout – Be proactive, educate employees on the warning signs of burnout Findings show that four in five (79%) think that the extended period of remote working has encouraged […]

Do You Have Zero Accident Vision?

There are 4 pillars to success when it comes to safety in the workplace Commitment Communication Culture Learning Are you committed to keeping your employees safe? The following article shares the viewpoint stating that no one ought to be injured as the result of an accident in the workplace. READ […]

When is the Last Time You Took a Mental Health Test?

Online screening is a great way for a quick check-in. This screening is not a formal diagnosis and no single resource can solve everyone’s mental health problems. Online screening provides information and resources to start taking charge of your own mental health. It’s important to take time often to see […]

Mental Health Care is Self Care

Caring for Your Mental Health – National Institute of Mental Health   Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, act, make choices, and relate to others. Mental health is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s essential to your overall health and […]