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
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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.
From minor ailments to more severe wounds, a first aid kit is necessary for any medical emergency at home. A first aid kit isn’t an alternative to medical care provided by experts in a hospital setting—but it does play a vital role in saving someone’s life. According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and
As lockdown restrictions ease up, businesses are looking at a new challenge: how to make workplaces safer for employees. The COVID-19 crisis has shaken the entire world in just a few short months. Recovery will take time, and while companies might be in a rush to go back ‘business as usual,’ that might not be