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The Benefits of Taking a Break

Why Are Breaks Great For Productivity?

Taking a break is counterproductive to productivity. It’s common sense, right? People aren’t working during breaks, so they’re not productive. It’s obvious.  It’s also wrong.  In fact, pursuing such a management strategy is actually counterproductive to your overall business goals. This is because, over a long period of time, the amount of effort and level …

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treating sunburn at work

Treating Sunburn on the Job Site

Sunburn is a common illness, particularly during the summer, and it can have severe repercussions on both your health and productivity.  Unfortunately, there’s no quick, simple way of curing sunburn once it has occurred – sunburns are physical injuries, after all. However, there are some quick treatments that you can do that will alleviate the …

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asbestos in lungs

Recognising the Signs of Asbestos Poisoning 

As we’ve previously discussed, asbestos is an incredibly dangerous material. Over long exposure, it causes numerous illnesses, including several forms of cancer. Because of this risk, asbestos is a serious health hazard, and it must be removed as soon as possible to protect people’s health.  As part of our goal of teaching people useful and …

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Treating Heat Frustration

Treating Heat Frustration

Heat frustration is one of a range of heat-related syndromes. Specifically, heat frustration is when a person’s body loses too much water or salt through sweat. As a result, dehydration sets in. The symptoms associated with heat frustration can be very dangerous – particularly if left untreated. In this article from APT, we’ll be going …

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