COVID 19: Working from Home Tips From Staff At SafetyLine Lone Worker, Part 2

In continuation of Part 1, here at Safetyline Lone Worker, we understand the challenges of working remotely. But since the public quarantine because of COVID-19, all of us truly understand what it’s like to be working at home and sometimes alone.

So we asked our team at SafetyLine ,“What is one tip that you would give someone who is working from home?”

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COVID-19: Working from Home Tips From Staff At SafetyLine Lone Worker, Part 1

Here at Safetyline Lone Worker, we understand the challenges of working remotely. But since the public quarantine because of COVID-19, all of us truly understand what it’s like to be working at home and sometimes alone. #WFH

So we asked our team at SafetyLine, “What is one tip that you would give someone who is working from home?” And over the next couple of weeks, we will be posting what our team members said. 

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The Importance of Safety Check-ins for Water Utility Companies during COVID-19

A key recommendation provided by governments around the world has been thorough and regular hand washing to prevent the deadly spread of COVID-19. Thus, the need for safe and clean drinking water is more prevalent than ever. As an essential service, water workers are still required to perform their regular job duties amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the unique risks that workers are faced with, the Canadian water industry is one of the most hazardous and over-looked industry sectors in the country. The safety of those water workers who are still working to provide our country with essential water services is essential. This article will look at what safety steps Canadian water companies are currently doing to adapt to their remote workforce and changes inflicted by COVID-19.  Continue Reading…

Is Your Workforce Feeling Stress Working From Home? Here is How You Can Mitigate Workplace Stress as an Employer

What is Stress? 

Stress can most simply be defined as our body’s reaction to any environmental change. These reactions can be physical, emotional, or mental. When we think of stress itself, we often think of it as a harmful component of our lives. However, stress can be positive as well, and it’s a normal part of everyone’s life. Positive stress can initiate motivation, desire, and alertness. Stress becomes a negative aspect when someone is continuously faced with challenges or hardships and is not granted relief. With that said, this article will focus on the causes and remedies of negative stress in the workplace, as well as the associated health and safety impacts. 

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Supporting Our Community

How We’re Working for You During COVID-19

As you well know, the COVID-19 pandemic has escalated. Firstly, our thoughts go out to everyone already impacted by the disease. We appreciate all citizens’ and organizations’ efforts to self-isolate and “flatten the curve.” We also want to especially thank the healthcare workers and essential services workers on the front lines making a difference. As a result of your inspiring effort, we are now offering our SafetyLine Lone Worker monitoring service, for the next 3 months to new subscribers: Continue Reading…

Are Work From Home Jobs Considered Lone Workers?

To slow the spread of COVID-19, restaurants, bars, and public spaces have closed throughout Canada. Following suit, offices have also shut their doors and implemented mandatory work-from-home policies to support self-isolation and social distancing mandates. For many employers and employees, this is a novel concept that requires significant adjustment. Although the transition for some industries may be seamless, other organizations will face significant challenges along the way. As Canada’s workforce shifts from office to working from home, all companies are faced with a new challenge –how to protect their staff who may now be working remotely or alone. Continue Reading…

How To Protect Your Employees Working From Home Alone During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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With the COVID-19 virus spreading across the entire globe, more of your team members are going to have to work at home and in many cases, alone. But because you’re not sharing an office with these workers, it doesn’t mean that you can’t protect your team:

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The Importance of Self-Care When Social Distancing and Working From Home

A man walking his dog, managing his physical wellbeing while working from home.

When working from home, the line between your personal and professional life can become increasingly blurred, which can make it difficult to “turn off” and relax. To maintain your emotional and physical well-being while practicing social distancing, here are some tips to keep your two worlds balanced. 

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How To Manage Your Employees Working Remotely (Working From Home) During The Coronavirus

A well-lit home office that can help manage your employees, utilizing different types of technology and networks while working from home.

With today’s far-reaching technology and many online networks, it’s fairly easy to manage people working remotely. Here are some simple tips for doing so: 

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Increase Productivity While Working From Home Office

A dark home office where you can increase productivity and be comfortable while working from home with a proper workstation.

Due to the spread of COVID-19 throughout the country, most Canadian employers have implemented mandatory work-from-home policies. This standard is widely spreading, making working from home the new norm. A novel concept to many industries, one of the first steps to making the transition to setup a productive work-from-home office. 

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