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  • Jan 20, 2017
    Commentary

    EHSFIT: Finding Your Passion

    Staying active in cooler temperatures and avoiding cabin fever can be quite the challenge. For me, it’s always a balance between the cold and precipitation this time of year. It’s not much different than assessing risk in the workplace. I always ask a set of questions: What is the temperature? If it is between 30°F and 40°F, what are the conditions of the trails in the park? Is there ice? Are the roads and sidewalks clear? What clothing do I need to keep my skin and body protected?...More
  • Jan 12, 2017
    Commentary

    EHSFIT: Finding Time for Fitness

    Get up. Let the dogs out. Make coffee. Figure out breakfast. Shower. Commute. Work. Run. Home. Clean the house. Find time for friends and family. From the time I wake up in the morning to the time I get to the office, two-and-a-half to three hours of the day already is gone. Deadlines. Commute home. Dinner.  Friends? Cleaning. Sleep. Finding time for fitness can be hard. Juggling obligations and prioritizing things that need to get done can be difficult. So, where do I find 8 to 10 hours per week to run? The simple answer is I don’t....More
  • Jan 5, 2017
    Commentary

    EHSFIT: New Year, New You

    New Year’s resolutions. Diet. Exercise. Quit smoking. Eat right. As EHS professionals, health and safety go hand-in-hand. There are a mass of articles right now touting how 2017 finally will be your year to get fit or be healthy. They’re published to get you excited and make you sign the dotted line for that year-long gym membership....More

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