Houston – Working more than 45 hours per week may increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, according to a study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Baltimore – Workplace health promotion programs are most effective in organizations that develop a consistent, all-inclusive culture of health and a clear communications strategy, according to a recent study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Waco, TX – Taking a work break in the mid-morning, rather than waiting until the lunch hour or midday, may “replenish more resources” such as concentration and energy and lead to better health, according to recent research from Baylor University.
Helsinki, Finland – Sleeping between seven and eight hours a night can decrease the possibility of missing work because of illness, a recent study from the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health indicates.
Washington – A new manual from the Center for Progressive Reform claims current occupational health and safety laws and policies need reform and predicts that progress on worker safety issues will likely occur at the state and local levels rather than at the national level.