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We already know, water is the most essential substance on planet Earth. Everything from people, animals, and plants need water to live. Not only does water dictate our productivity from an occupational standpoint, it also is critical to many important bodily functions. In order to be the best version of ourselves daily we need to be mindful of our water intake.
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Every weekday we get into our cars, turn the ignition, and proceed to drive to work. While on the interstate or side roads we have all been subjected to seeing a motor vehicle accident, or see the fire department responding to an emergency. Without even thinking of the ramifications of the event, we mindlessly keep driving listening to our favorite podcast. Little do we know that this mindset has been essentially programmed into our subconscious. To view certain hazardous situations as less hazardous due to the fact that they haven’t happened to you personally.
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By a show of hands who has used their cell phone while walking down the street or driving? Using cellphones or other devices while driving has proven to be deadly. Cellphone use during driving is very prevalent on our roads today. In fact, at any given time throughout the day, approximately 660,000 drivers are attempting to use their phones while behind the wheel of an automobile.
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As we dive into the warm weather and outdoor field activities safety should be at the forefront of our daily thought process. No matter what job near or far we are involved with, our eyes could be argued as our most precious resource. They give us the ability to see the world around us. If we do not protect our eyes from injuries while at work we could easily lose that ability.
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Sun is out, days are longer, and life seems to be going good recovering from the harsh winter. As we all know, during this time of year, field work increases dramatically and hotter days will follow. The sun is essential to all life on Earth, however too much exposure to the sun can be harmful to us. Excessive exposure to ultraviolent light, also called UV rays, emitted from the sun can many skin conditions as well as skin cancer.
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