You may be familiar with the sudden aching pain in your calves that can sometimes stop you in your tracks or wake you from sleep. It’s more commonly known as a “charley horse.”
Depending on their geographic location, summertime can expose workers to physical hazards they don’t encounter at other times of the year. It is important for employers to recognize these hazards and mitigate risks associated with each of them by taking preventive, protective measures.
Did you know adequate hydration provides cushioning for your joints? It also maintains your body temperature. Staying hydrated reduces cavities and tooth decay. It helps flush toxins and waste out of your body. Drinking water may alleviate some headache symptoms and can aid in weight loss.
Food poisoning affects nearly 50 million people annually. While most cases resolve without the intervention of a healthcare provider, food poisoning can be serious – the CDC estimates that each year 128,000 people are hospitalized and 3,000 people die from food poisoning.