Tag Archives: shift work
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported good news with regard to walking-more Americans are doing it! The percentage of adults who went on a 10 minute walk once a week increased from 56% in 2005 to … Continue reading
We very often write about the impact that sleep (or lack of it) has on every aspect of our lives, especially the lives of shift workers. The results of a new study have been released which might further explain the … Continue reading
As though there aren’t enough reasons to eat a healthy balanced diet, researchers have come up with one more-Vitamin B6. A study just published in the Journal of Nutrition shows a strong association between chronic inflammation and Vitamin B6; those … Continue reading
Many of us are aware of the advantages of physical activity ..and we also know how hard it can be to fit it into our already busy days (and nights)! However, researchers are discovering even more reasons why we should … Continue reading
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) has just released the 1st poll to examine sleep among four ethnic groups in the United States: Asians, Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics and Whites-the 2010 Sleep in America Poll. Although significant differences in the sleep habits … Continue reading
One major factor in the development of migraines is lack of sleep. Migraine headaches are associated with more than double the likelihood of the most common kind of stroke â€“ those occurring when blood supply to the brain is suddenly cut off by the buildup of plaque or a blood clot.
The Connection Between Safety and Teamwork – It’s all about Communication and Taking Workers’ Individual Differences into Account!
The importance of teamwork in the workplace and the resulting impact on safety, job satisfaction, and employee health is discussed. Continue reading