Managing Asthma in the Workplace
Learn how to manage work-related asthma.
If you are experiencing difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, coughing and wheezing in the workplace, there’s a chance that you may have work-related asthma. If contributors to asthma in the workplace aren’t addressed, they can negatively impact your overall quality of life and your ability to work.
Work-related asthma can occur in a number of different industries and typically falls under one of two categories:
5 Ways to Avoid Contracting the Flu
Flu season is coming. Learn how to limit your chances of getting sick.
Although flu season traditionally peaks in winter, it can start as early as October and put employees out of work for an extended period of time.
The flu is an infection of the nose, throat and lungs caused by the influenza virus—with symptoms including fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, loss of appetite and a runny or stuffy nose.
The flu is quite common and most people recover in about a week; however, it can severely limit your body’s ability to ward off infection. This is especially concerning for those with underlying medical conditions, as the flu can lead to more serious health complications or even death.
To help limit your chances of getting or spreading the flu, consider the following tips:
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