July 18, 2020
As an employer, it’s important to prioritize the health and safety of your employees. There are many benefits to having a culture of safety and respect within an organization. It prevents accidents, improves motivation levels and loyalty among employees. Those working at construction sites, in warehouses, and manufacturing facilities, in particular require safety measures to
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR is a technique that can prove to be life-saving for individuals going into cardiac arrest. However, to perform this technique well, you need to learn it from a professional. CPR certifications among the guidance of experienced professionals, prove to be valuable life-skills that can potentially help you save a
Musculoskeletal issues are common in the workplace. Employees often ignore pain and body aches which can often lead to long-term issues. Musculoskeletal disorders, also known as MSDs, account for a major proportion of workplace injuries. These injuries not only affect performance and productivity, but can also have long-lasting effects if not addressed in time. Common
The importance of mental health has been recognized in recent years. The taboo of mental health has slowly shifted and people from all walks of life are now more open with their struggles. Mental health issues are more common than we realize. One in five adults experience some form of mental health problem, which affects
June 29, 2020
As an employer, you must ensure that your employees remain safe and healthy when a deadly contagion is claiming lives around the world. If your employees are coming to work, you need to do all you can to limit their chances of getting infected. Here are a few tips that may help you do so:
Businesses around the world are opening up, and employees are going back to work. While your digital marketing team can work from home, the warehouse staff can’t. Before they come back, here’s what you can do to ensure their safety:
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed how little we know about primary medicine and health. From crazy medical theories to outlandish “cures,” there’s been no shortage of misinformation about this illness. However, even a basic first-aid course can help you learn more about how our bodies work and fight off disease.
In Canada, nearly 40,000 cardiac arrests and 62,000 strokes take place every year. The majority of these incidents take place at home or in public places. CPR is a lifesaving procedure that doubles the survival rate if administered immediately. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how to properly perform CPR, which means that the current
To curb the accelerating spread of COVID-19 earlier in 2020, governments across the world had to establish emergency protocol and enforce lockdowns. In Canada, too, the government announced a complete shutdown of all activities in February, barring essential services. Although some provinces are slowly beginning to ease restrictions, the federal government is still advising people
Similar to basic first aid, Psychological First Aid (PFA) can be described as a way to ‘bandage’ the mental problem. It isn’t a substitute for mental therapy with an expert psychologist—but it’s an essential first response tool. A traumatic event can push individuals into a state of grief, shock, terror, uncertainty, which needs to be
The rapid spread of COVID-19 throughout the world is because the virus is highly transmittable. Physical contact with people, touching infected surfaces, and even walking through suspended particles in the air can increase your risk of contracting the virus.