Feeling down or… depressed?
Having a bad day once in a while is normal. Having a lot of these might be a sign of depression. You may experience sadness, fatigue and loss-of-interest in your day-to-day life, for an extended period of time. One of Damen’s employment rules is to have fun while you’re at work, if everything seems less enjoyable. We are here to help you.
Learn more about identifying signs of depression and tips that can help you to overcome them.
What is a burn-out? A burn-out doesn’t happen in one day. You won’t wake up one morning, suddenly, feeling burned out.
Learn the early signs of a burn-out and how to prevent it.
Commuting to and from work is, just as, important as being safe at work. With a growing amount of cars on the road, it’s important to keep your own safety, and the safety of other road users, in mind.
Read more about how to ensure safety whilst commuting.
In an emergency situation every second counts. Don’t stand there, operate!.
Learn the essentials here.
Bullying is commonly seen as acts or verbal comments that could mentally hurt or isolate a person in the workplace. It usually involves repeated incidents or a pattern of behavior that is intended to intimidate, offend, degrade or humiliate a particular person or group of people.
Learn the signs of bullying and how you can stop the cycle.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a medical condition which causes tingling, numbness and pain in your hand and fingers. This is due to compression of the median nerve which travels through the wrists.
Learn more about CTS symptoms and possible treatment options to discuss with your doctor.
Take a few minutes to relax tight muscles, stay flexible and boost energy!
Prevent neck, shoulder and back injuries with some easy stretches.
Computer vision syndrome (CVS) encompasses a group of vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader and smartphone use.
General steps can be taken to help alleviate problems associated with CVS.
When thinking about where electrical hazards are commonly found, your first thought most likely is not in your office.
But electrical accidents do happen in the office. Learn here how to prevent them!
Extended sitting has been linked to various health problems, including diabetes and heart disease.
Moving just 30 minutes a day, five days per week, can help to lower the risks of diabetes, high blood pressure and poor circulation.
Work-related musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) is a condition that affect the muscles, tendons and nerves and is associated with repetitive work patterns.
Learn here to recognize the symptom and how to prevent or treat MSD.
IF THERE WAS A FIRE AT YOUR WORKPLACE, WOULD YOU KNOW HOW TO RESPOND? Learn here the right steps in case of emergency.
Do you regularly feel overwhelmed, anxious or stressed at work? You’re not alone!
Read here our tips for dealing with stress.
Do you regularly arrive at work feeling tired, groggy or run-down?
Most people will brush off their low energy levels as just part of getting older, which makes it difficult to distinguish between what is common and what is “normal”. While fatigue is common, it’s certainly not biologically normal and can affect every aspect of your life.
Read here our tips to combat fatigue.