Tips for Shift Workers

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TIPS FOR WORKERS WHO MUST WORK SHIFTS DIETARY AND EATING PATTERNS

■ Afternoon workers should have their meal in the middle of the day instead of the middle of their work shift

■ Night workers should eat lightly throughout the shift and have a moderate breakfast

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Diabetes and Employment


The  integration  of  diabetics  into  Industry  poses  a  significant  challenge  to  Industry, especially type I diabetics. Up until a few decades ago, fear and ignorance of diabetes, coupled with lack of awareness and education by the public and patients led to diabetics being excluded from the work force.

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Road to resilience


A combination of factors contributes to resilience. Many studies show that the primary factor in resilience is having caring and supportive relationships within and outside the family. Relationships that create love and trust, provide role models, and offer encouragement and reassurance help bolster a person's resilience.

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Manage your job stress

In this difficult economy, you may find it harder than ever to cope with challenges on the job. Both the stress we take with us when we go to work and the stress that awaits us on the job are on the rise – and employers, managers, and workers all feel the added pressure.

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Effective workplace health management

It can be argued that the workforce is the most important human asset for any corporation and certainly, the health of the

workforce has been an increasing area of concern over the last two decades.

With rapid industrial expansion , the subsequent changes in the nature of work available to regional populations,has seen

employment practices grow around these new industrializing needs,

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Obesity in the workplace


Overweight and obesity are classifications of a person’s excess body fat and are commonly assessed using the Body Mass Index (BMI). The BMI is derived from a person’s weight (in kilograms) divided by their height (in meters) squared (kg/m²). An adult is considered overweight if their BMI is greater than 25 kg/m²

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Noise and Pregnancy

Working in a noisy job when you’re pregnant can affect your hearing and increase your stress levels. When the noise level is very high, like a jackhammer or at a rock concert, it may increase your chances of having a baby with hearing problems. Here, you can learn more about noise at work and what you can do to reduce your exposure for a healthier pregnancy.

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