Category: health

5 Basic Flu Survival Tips for DSRs

DSRs and salespeople in general are especially susceptible to getting sick, as are their customers. When you consider all of the handshaking, surface-touching and traveling that occurs on a daily basis, the likelihood of contact with flu-infected people as well...

Helping Your Customers Reduce Flu Incidences in Just 30 Seconds

Helping Your Customers Reduce Flu Incidences in Just 30 Seconds

Now in full swing, this year’s flu (H3N2) in particular has been quite severe- with a 6.2% increase in incidence over last year, as shown on the map to the left. With your customers surely looking for ways to minimize...

Happy World Toilet Day!

Happy World Toilet Day!

World Toilet Day has been celebrated since 2001, and according to the website, was created as an “international day of action (that) aims to break the taboo around toilets and draw attention to the global sanitation challenge.” Such a simple...

Review Food-Handling Safety Procedures

In addition to our series of articles on food safety, The Daily Meal has an excellent slideshow focusing on the the “15 Things You Need to Know to Practice Food Safety.” A good review of the steps when handling food,...

National Food Safety Month Wrap-up

National Food Safety Month Wrap-up

Week 4 of National Food Safety Month is Preventing Cross-Contamination During Storage, Preparation, and Cooking. In conjunction with this, Week 5 is Preventing Cross Contact. This catchy animated video, set to the tune of Queen’s “We Will Rock You”, serves...

NFSM Week 3: Can 9,000 Deaths a Year Be Avoided?

NFSM Week 3: Can 9,000 Deaths a Year Be Avoided?

Editors Note: This is the third installment of a special series related to September’s National Food Safety Month. View the postings for Week One and Week Two to stay caught up on all things food safety! Welcome to Week Three...

Cleaning Shortcuts Come at a High Cost

Cleaning Shortcuts Come at a High Cost

There is a new trend sweeping the nation called “skip cleaning” that’s gained popularity in the post-recession world of cleaning. The idea is, by cutting back on cleaning, you’ll save money on electricity, cleaning supplies, and commercial cleaning labor costs....