It’s always important to be careful who you trust to come into your place of business as a vendor or a service provider. When your business has access to customers’ sensitive personal information, such as financial records, medical records, and legal documents you’ve got to be especially careful.
Decades ago, before the risks of smoking were confirmed and publicized, one risk office workers unknowingly faced was inhaling second-hand smoke. Now that everyone knows that smoking has been proven to cause cancer, and smoking has been banned in most workplaces, office workers face another risk. Sitting. And, in fact, many experts have proclaimed, is the new smoking.
A Gallup Poll conducted a few years ago found that fully employed adults work an average of 47 hours per week. Despite the uptick in the number of employees who work from home all or part of the time, most professionals in the United States spend a large chunk of each weekday in an office, at a desk.