Burnout, which can cause employees to become distracted and feel lethargic, can create workplace safety issues. Proper office ergonomics, workplace wellness programs and protective gear like hardhats, exoskeletons and safety glasses — are tools and practices that come to mind when employers think about preventing injuries.
"The time is always right to do what is right." Martin Luther King Jr.
Move over, smartphone. You’ll have company in the workplace next decade.
AR/VR headsets will be as common as smartphones in the workplace by 2029, according to 55% of the 1,000 or so workers who took a Mojo Vision survey on AR/VR in the workplace. “That itself is telling us that people are looking out for the future and realizing that the form factors are shifting, and they will be doing work in a different way,” Steve Sinclair, senior vice president of product and marketing at Mojo Vision, told CMSWire. “They’ll be collaborating in a different way and using different tools, and that’s OK.”
Build a safer workplace by fostering conscious and subconscious employee behavioral change. You recently deployed a training course on slips, trips and falls. Everyone took the training and now you can “check the box,” so to speak, and say to OSHA that your company is working to prevent future falls. But, did your employees’ behavior actually change, and did you really reduce the number of falls?
HR Dive asked the experts for their views on what’s to come in a new decade of learning potential.
New Year’s resolutions are undoubtedly on the minds of millions of American employees hoping to kickstart new healthy habits both inside and outside of the workplace—and employers can play a role. The findings of a new comprehensive study conducted in partnership between Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) and the University of Southern California (USC) reveal insights about how corporate wellbeing programs can help reinforce many of the healthy habits employees start as part of their New Year’s resolutions.