Menlo Park, CA – The holiday season brings with it a mix of joy and stress for workers: 51 percent say they’re more cheerful at work this time of year, but 35 percent feel more work-related pressure, according to the results of a recent survey recent conducted by Accountemps, a finance staffing firm.
London – Worldwide environmental, health and safety professionals budgets will increase about 5.4 percent in 2018 – with investment in technology driving much of the expected increase – according to the results of a recent survey of EHS directors.
Los Angeles – Sleep deprivation may disturb brain cells and trigger temporary mental lapses that affect memory and visual perception, according to a recent study from researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Washington – Although tobacco use continues to decrease among working adults overall, a significant number of workers in the construction, mining, and transportation and warehousing industries still use some form of tobacco product, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Boca Raton, FL – Workers who do not get paid sick leave may experience a level of psychological distress that interferes with their daily lives and activities, according to a study by Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University researchers.
Burnaby, British Columbia – Engaging in 30 minutes of moderate activity – including household chores and walking to work – most days could decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, according to a new study.