Many people associate the cause of psychological issues to the work-related stress in their workplace. However, as a matter of fact, the modern workplace can hold solutions to provide relief from several psychological and stress related issues rather than aggravating them. For example, the misuse of alcohol and drugs are known to be triggers for depression or other mental issues. But with a drug and alcohol awareness programme in your organisation, it can lead to a better quality of life allowing individuals to work to their full potential by reducing their dependency on drugs and alcohol. Continue reading “Drug and Alcohol Awareness Programme”
As a designed first aid responder at your workplace, it’s imperative you’re prepared for anything and everything – from a small cut to a loss of consciousness. Most workplace accidents are relatively minor, but other problems such as anaphylactic shock (anaphylaxis) can be deadly.
It’s imperative that you understand the outcomes that come from this infrequent but serious reaction to allergies because it could save a person’s life. The life of the next person you meet could be in your hands, so know the causes, the symptoms and what needs to be done.
It literally can mean the difference between life and death! Continue reading “Anaphylaxis: What You Need To Know About This Potentially Fatal Condition”
Epilepsy is one of the most common brain disorders, which is also the most neglected and misunderstood. In this disorder, our brain feels a sudden transitory disturbance, which can lead to generalized fits in the whole body, all at once, including our face and the four limbs. In certain cases, it can cause fits on a certain limb or its part; for example, on an arm, foot or muscle of the face. In addition, it may also affect a certain part of your body at first and then the other part of the body also shows the same symptoms. The aim of this article is to offer suggestions on how to help inform others about the disorder increasing Epilepsy awareness worldwide.
A healthy and safe atmosphere exerts positivity and relaxation irrespective of the fact whether it’s your workplace or your home. However, employers need to take special care for the health, safety, and well-being of their employees. Not only does it increase the productivity of their employees but it is an obligation that they must follow and non-adherence to it can get them in trouble legally.
Apart from legal restrictions, providing a healthy and safe environment to the employees should be the top-most priority of the employer owing to the following reasons.
There are many benefits that an employer can derive by giving their employees a safe and healthy environment. Some of these benefits include positive work environment, lower staff turnover, enhanced productivity etc. Continue reading “Why we need Health & Safety in the workplace”
A Free Guide on Managing Stress (for health care workers) by Online Care Courses – www.online-care-courses.co.uk
Ironically, jobs devoted to improving the wellbeing of others can be extremely stress-inducing themselves. The health care industry requires excellent problem solving skills, a deep level of sensitivity towards other people’s needs and high attention paid towards time management. Which begs the question, how does someone eliminate stress in the health care sector without sacrificing the quality of the work performed? Continue reading “Managing Stress for Health Care Workers”