Situation Not Normal – Is Your Mind on Your Driving?

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Rick Walters and Angelina Robinson from Road Safety at Work BC. recently hosted a webinar, ‘Situation Not Normal – Is Your Mind on Your Driving?’ in response to the worldwide pandemic and its impact on those who drive for work. In the current climate people are experiencing pressure, uncertainty, and constant change. These bring with …

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Keep Workers Safe by Pairing Microsoft Teams with a Lone Worker Solution

In November of 2016 Microsoft announced a new product ‘Teams’, a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration. ¹ Microsoft Teams began being widely used by the public in 2017 and has replaced Skype for Business which will be retired on the 31st July 2021. …

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The Positive Impact of Gamification on Engagement at Work

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In 2019 TalentLMS conducted a survey to examine how gamified elements change the state of training, productivity, motivation, and employee engagement. The following results are from a pool of 526 people who use gamification in their workplace. 89% of employees say that when a specific task at work is gamified they feel competitive and eager to …

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The Benefits of Gamification for Increasing Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement and productivity are complicated ideas.  These are things that often start to diminish after people have been in their position for a year. There is however something that can be done to alter this course, gamification. Gamification The simplest definition of gamification is: ‘a process for integrating game mechanics into something that already …

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Lone Worker Safety Award Rankings for Companies and Lone Workers

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Ok Alone investigated the engagement of lone workers actively using their lone worker systems. Our research found that motivating a workforce to think and act safely by encouraging worker involvement and collaboration can be achieved. The main way to encourage this is by creating a sense of competitiveness and comradery around the company’s main goal, …

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How Personality Type Affects Motivation When Using Gamification in the Workplace

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It is not always easy to have workers motivated or on-board for new initiatives in the workplace, but what if these initiatives are designed to do exactly that? What if the purpose of the initiative is to rejuvenate and re-engage your workforce? Research into Gamification Researchers have found that ‘from a theoretical point of view …

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Will I have to Self-isolate or self-quarantine?

What is self-isolating or self-quarantining? The terms ‘self-isolate or self-quarantine’ mean to completely remove yourself from society. Should I self-isolate or self-quarantine? Symptoms of the virus are a fever, continuous dry cough and trouble breathing. If you or anyone in your household develops symptoms of Covid-19, then you need to self-isolate or self-quarantine immediately for …

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