Comment: Each year the flu affects millions of Americans. A typical case of the flu generally resolves itself after three to seven days although a cough and fatigue can persist for more than two weeks. Help protect yourself from the flu this season by either getting a flu shot or take protective steps as identified in the below summary of how flu can be curtailed. Dennis Hilton, Corporate Safety Council
General: The flu can have a significantly negative impact on employee’s productivity. Did you know that approximately 111 million workdays are lost each year to flu-related illnesses? Take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the dangers of the flu and steps you can take to avoid contacting the flu this year.
1. Below are some additional facts pertaining to the flu that you may not are aware.
2. What steps can an employers/individuals do to help minimize the spread of flu:
3. OSHA recommends additional safety precautions for employees:
Summary: Having the flu can be very discomforting and often can lead to more serious health conditions. The best way to prevent the flu is to take the flu shop. If you choose to not take a flu shot, then ensure that you are aware of some of the safe steps that you can employ to protect yourself, your family, and your fellow employee from the flu.