Did you know the flu affects 5-20% of the population in the United States each year? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that influenza has resulted up to 960,000 hospitalizations in the United States. Now is the time to take action and learn how to be an effective flu fighter and win this winter in your office.
The average snowflake floats down at 3.1 mph. That’s pretty slow. While snow is beautiful when it falls once it settles it can become hazardous. On average over 136,000 injuries, occur in the United States from icy roads. Here are a few tips to help staff and visitors avoid slips and falls this winter.
According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study the peak month of the flu season is February. With brisk cooler temperatures every day the time to prepare facilities and offices for sniffles, sneezes and the flu is now. Please consider the questions below to anticipate the impact peak cold and flu season may have on your workplace.
It’s a jolly time of the year! The holidays bring cheer to offices with holiday parties, gift exchanges and more. This year, spread the love with useful gifts for your office gift exchange. If you’re still thinking about a gift to bring, these 5 themed gift package ideas may help. Choose gifts that help prepare your colleagues for a healthy and safe winter.
When the plumbing in your office needs attention a local plumber may come to the rescue. Focusing your efforts on supporting local businesses helps before you even make the call. In the long term, the benefits of shopping local plants seeds in your community that blossom over time. The well-known day of “Small Business Saturday” only comes around once a year. However, there are significant reasons to commit to shopping at local small businesses throughout the entire year. Here are four reasons why it benefits you and your community to buy from small local businesses.
Are you planning your next holiday luncheon or party? If you plan to have a gift exchange there are several ways you can spice it up and make it fun. The traditional Secret Santa gift exchange is a common method for every participant to give and receive a gift. Add a twist to your holiday gift exchange with these 5 nontraditional unique gift exchange ideas.
An office potluck can be a lot of fun for everyone who participates. It’s great to get the team together to share a nice hearty lunch at the office. Here are a few tips before, during and after to make your next office potluck a success.
You may have noticed pink merchandise in your local stores and sprinkled throughout your city. This is just one giveaway that breast cancer awareness month is now in full swing. According to the National Breast Cancer Organization, 74% of employees say their job is more fulfilling when they have ways to make a positive impact at work. Here are a few ways you can help raise breast cancer awareness in your office.
Rebates and coupons offer incentives to purchase select items during a specified time. It’s exciting to receive money back or gift cards for items you already purchase. These surprisingly odd facts about rebates and coupons may have you pondering for a bit and sharing with friends.
How many times have you touched only one single paper towel on the roll? It’s not impossible. But a perforated paper towel roll in breakrooms or restrooms can lead to spreading germs. Also, a study found only 12 percent of people wash their hands before eating. So your lunch may not be safe after touching common surfaces in the breakroom. Encourage everyone to wash their hands often and have a proper hand drying system available. This blog explores three things you should know when evaluating the hygienic experience in your office.