How To Stay Safer In The Workplace

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Any workplace environment can pose potential threats. From employee arguments to safety hazards, there are lots of ways a person could feel unsafe in the workplace. Wherever you work, you should always feel comfortable and secure. If you do not, then here are some tips for how to feel safer in the workplace.

Any workplace environment can pose potential threats. From employee arguments to safety hazards, there are lots of ways a person could feel unsafe in the workplace. Wherever you work, you should always feel comfortable and secure. If you do not, then here are some tips for how to feel safer in the workplace picture

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Always know there’s help

The workplace environment may not be a place you feel comfortable talking to people, especially if you do not know them as well as your friends and family. But, always know that there is someone you can talk to. For example, if you have had an incident then you can talk to your boss, a colleague, or a federal criminal defense lawyer. If you were the victim of the incident, it needs reporting. If you were involved, the latter option may be the best choice.

Be communicative

In workplaces where there is a fear-based regime, there are secrets. Parenting provides a great metaphor; it is easy to mistakenly think that a spanking will elicit a behavioral change. While it might appear to work in the short term, the long-term ramifications are far too costly. The same goes for the workplace. When everyone is walking on eggshells, employee concerns are buried deep under the surface. This increases the risk of a sudden argument or disagreement. 

Regular cleaning

Regular cleaning of any workspace is key to keep hazards at a minimum. For instance, it is easy to suffer a slip accident in any workplace, from a warehouse to an office if there is something on the floor. Daily cleaning services will prevent or reduce the risk of incidents like this. 

Be aware of the risks

Regardless of where you work, you need to understand the potential risks and issues that you might encounter. If your workplace has particular hazards or dangers, then you need to make your staff and co-workers fully aware of what they are and how to avoid those problems. Once you’ve made everyone aware of the hazards, you can work more safely knowing that you and your staff understand the risks in your workplace. They don’t have to be obvious and immediate dangers either like power tools, it could be something specific such as a loose step on the stairs or a faulty power outlet. Make sure these are disabled if possible, or that warning signs are placed around them.

Understand the equipment

If you work in a hazardous workplace, such as a spray painting factory or a chemical plant, then make sure you know how to properly use your safety equipment and how to maintain it. Even if you know how to put the gear on, you might not fully understand how to use it when a situation occurs. Never slack with the process of putting on and maintaining your gear because it’s there for a reason. It’ll save your life and protect you from medical conditions and problems should you encounter them.

 

Product Review: Ellia Patchouli Essential Oil

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I have been using Ellia Patchouli Essential Oil for many months and it is such an amazing essential oil. This oil is so calming, earthy and spicy. I use it in a variety of ways and it is a really great essential oil. It is a 100% pure essential oil and every drop is so precious. Patchouli Essential Oil by Ellia is sourced from Indonesia and bottle in the USA.

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Ingredients

100% pure patchouli (pogostemon cablin) essential oil.

Product Description

Patchouli essential oil is calming, earthy, and spicy. Diffuse it by itself to promote a peaceful, centered state of well-being, or get creative and make your own blends. Its familiar scent acts as the perfect “base note” for other essential oils, such as lavender, orange, and lemongrass. For topical use, dilute with a carrier oil.

PROS
  1. I love the earthy, spicy fragrance. It smells great.
  2. A little goes a long way.
  3. It blends really well with other essential oils like Lavender and Orange.
  4. This essential oil promotes a peaceful and calm state of wellbeing.
  5. I love the fact that it comes in a larger than usual bottle (15ml) for essential oils.
  6. The bottle comes with a child proof lid which is very handy because essential oils can be very harmful when used incorrectly.
CONS

None.

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If you are interested in trying out essential oils, I recommend this Ellia Patchouli Essential Oil. It is a great way to get familiar with essential oils as it is a calm and earthy fragrance. You can try it for yourself by clicking on the link below –

A word of caution

Please take care while essential oils. They can be very harmful when used incorrectly. If you are not sure how to use essential oils, please seek out more information before you do.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week ahead.

 

4 Things To Look Forward To Ahead Of A Family Holiday In Summer 2021

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After being locked indoors for the best part of a year owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the prospect of some sunshine and a beach holiday this summer has never been more appealing. If you’re looking to take your family away on vacation in 2021 when restrictions ease, then here are four exciting things to look forward to so that you can start feeling ready for your holiday! 

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  1. Meeting New People

When you finally get to go away, one of the best things about a foreign holiday is meeting new people from different countries and cultures. So, why not preserve those travel memories by keeping up with those that you’ve met while abroad on a family vacation? This could result in making life-time friendships or even result in a new pen pal. Sending cards, gifts or photos in the post is a great way to remain in touch. For example, sending flowers to Germany or any other European country couldn’t be easier online with so many websites offering the service at very attractive prices.

  1. Guaranteed Sunshine

We’ve had a bit of a bleak winter this year, with long cold spells and plenty of rain only dampening our moods further, so the prospect of a summer break bursting with guaranteed sunshine is exactly what’s in order! If you’ve been longing for a tan, then this is your chance to get on the sun beds and give yourself that gorgeous golden glow that you’ve been longing for. Just don’t forget your suncream – and make sure you apply plenty on the kids too! Giving them a cap and reminding them to drink plenty of water will help them to avoid heatstroke too. The last thing you want is a sick child on holiday!

  1. Discovering Somewhere New

Months of being locked away in our homes have made many of us sick of the sight of our own four walls. Therefore, a family vacation gives you all the chance to discover somewhere new and enjoy the feeling of being away from home for the first time in a long time. Travel is one of life’s most fulfilling experiences so don’t spend the fortnight sat by the pool – get out there and explore an entirely new country, city or culture to that of your own! Why not pick up a pocket travel guide before your trip so that you can get to grips with your vacation destination and really make the most of the holiday?

  1. Quality Time Together

While you and your family have probably spent a lot more time together than you would have previously over the past twelve months, a holiday abroad allows you to enjoy some quality family time that you’ve probably been lacking recently. There’s only so much enjoyment that can come from constantly working from home whilst also trying to look after your kids. A vacation rids of all of that and gives you some time away from the office, allowing you to enjoy quality family time together with your partner and children.

 

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