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Tips To Improve Job Satisfaction

Article from EHS today

 

http://www.ehstoday.com/safety-leadership/15-ways-boost-job-satisfaction-infographic

 

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Mindful Employers

Great article from flipboard of a Drexel University research review and suggestions.

https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-a-new-study-shows-employers-need-to-be-/f-88ca92e8d4%2Finc.com

Link to the Drexel University page:

http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2017/November/Sitting-in-the-workplace-should-employers-be-held-accountable/

 

 

Using Total Worker Health® Concepts to Reduce the Health Risks from Sedentary Work

U.S. workplaces have become increasingly sedentary, with resulting negative health effects. Through its Total Worker Health® Program, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends an integrated approach to addressing sedentary work environments. An integrated approach is one that protects workers from work-related injury and illness and helps them advance their overall health and well-being, on and off the job. This document describes organizational practices that can reduce the risks associated with sedentary work.

Using Total Worker Health® Concepts to Reduce the Health Risks from Sedentary Work[PDF – 891 KB]

 

Can Yoga Help Musculoskeletal Disorders?

The practice of yoga is said to connect the participants’ body, mind and breath to create awareness, calmness and improved overall well-being. Previous studies have also found yoga to be beneficial for increasing strength, flexibility and decreasing stress, anxiety and pain related to musculoskeletal disorders. The 2016 Yoga In America Study conducted by the Yoga Journal (www.yogajournal.com/yogainamericastudy) claims 36 million people report doing yoga in the US with women making up approximately 72% of practitioners.

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What are Sprains and Strains?

Sprains and strains are injuries to tissue typically attributed to overexertion or traumatic type injuries. The names differ due to the type of tissue involved in the injury.

A sprain is an injury involving a ligament. Ligaments are tough connective tissue bands that connect bone to bone. These tissues hold the joints together throughout the body. The most common, and the one people are most familiar with is an ankle sprain.

A strain is an injury involving the muscle or tendon. The muscle is the contractile portion responsible for creating motion. The tendon is the terminal fibrous component of the muscle, which attaches it to the bone. Most commonly and familiar is a strain of the low back. Read more