The World Health Organization considers stress as the health epidemic of the 21st century. Chronic and high levels of stress can lead to heart diseases, high blood pressure, weakened immune functions, impaired cognitive performance, and problems in metabolism, among others. Nearly half of the workforce report suffering moderate to severe stress at work, and this is alarming as it has tremendous and encompassing effect on individuals, families, and organizations. Stress is one of the major causes of absenteeism and turnover in companies, costing American businesses up to $300.
Accidents and unintentional injuries are among the leading causes of death in the United States. Being awake and alert is one key factor to avoid such unfortunate incidents. Unfortunately, 50-70 million adults in the US have a sleep disorder, with insomnia as the most common. Thirty percent reported having short-term insomnia, while 10% had the chronic kind. Insomnia is the perception or complaint of poor-quality or insufficient sleep, which is due to a number of factors such as difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep, waking up too early.
The US Labor Law continues to evolve right in front of our eyes and it is imperative for both employers and employees to get updated on the changes involved as they affect company policies that surround employment, training, anti-discrimination and anti-harassment training, injury and illness claims, and compensation, among others. Here are just a few of the developments in labor law this year. Discrimination Title VII, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, is considered to be the cornerstone of equal.
In 2016, millennials composed a third of the workforce in the US, making it the largest generation in the labor force today. With ages ranging from 21 to 36 in 2017, millennials are starting to take on leadership roles, as well. So much has been said about this generation, especially by the ones that came before it, in terms of work ethics, values, and belief system. Millennials grew up at a time of 24-hour news, exposing them to events from all over the world, and as they entered.
Being well-rested and having a full night of sleep are two of the most important things to have in your everyday life. You’re more alert, and your reflexes are faster when you’ve had a full night of sleep, you’re also more aware of your surroundings. Improved memory, lowered blood pressure, better mood, and reduced stress is some of the other benefits of being well-rested. Sleep enables you to perform your tasks better; this is why insomnia can be detrimental to not only your well-being but also to your.
Businesses should always consider their employees’ overall well-being. An employee’s health is a big factor that affects their productivity and capacity to interact with other employees to facilitate teamwork within an organization. A worker’s physical health is important since it plays a big role when it comes to doing physical tasks at work, being physically fit also means that employees are not going to miss a day of work because of sickness. Determining the status of a person’s physical health is quite easy and often the primary concern.
Back pain is responsible for about one-third of disability arising from occupational risk factors worldwide according to a study published by the Global Burden of Disease. Back pain is also one of the leading causes of people missing work and the second most common reason for doctor visits. No matter what kind of back pain a person is experiencing, whether it’s a consistent dull ache or a sharp stabbing sensation, it makes concentrating on your job hard and performing physical tasks become impossible. The common causes of back.