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Week in Review: Holiday Edition – Part 2

Dec. 22, 2021
Tips for how to stay safe, remain calm and be present this holiday season.

We’re down to the wire.

Only a few more days to finish all the shopping, baking, cleaning and work before a few days of merriment, or chaos and pure exhaustion—depending on how you celebrate.

And, if you’re anything like us, you could use all the help you can get right about now to help you power through to Christmas morning.

So, we dug back into the EHS Today archives to find more timeless yet timely advice on how to avoid work stress from consuming all your energy. We’ve also rounded up some tips on electrical safety, toy safety, hearing safety and sustainability this holiday season.

We hope you find something that helps you better enjoy your celebrations. If nothing else, let these articles serve as a reminder that we’re all a ball of stress, exhaustion and caffeine right about now. There’s some comfort in shared emotions and experiences, right?

However, you spend these next few days, we hope they land softly. Stay safe, healthy and warm everybody!

Ho, Ho, Ho…Is Work Hijacking Your Holidays?!

Here are eight ways to keep work from spilling into your season of (so-called) joy.

Read the advice from Brian Moran here.

10 Holiday Safety Tips

Here are 10 tips to protect your home during the holidays.

View the infographic here.

’Tis the Season for Toy Safety

When you’re shopping for toys this year, don’t neglect the most important gift at all: safety.

Read the tips here.

Make Electrical Safety a Tradition of the Holiday Season

The Electrical Safety Foundation (ESFI) is encouraging families and communities across the country to make safety part of the holiday celebrations.

Read more here.

Forget Having a White Christmas – Make This Holiday Season Green Instead

The holiday season can sometimes result in excess, but here are 15 ways to celebrate while also being environmentally conscientious.

Read the tips here.

I'm Hearing a White Christmas

There are plenty of sounds of the season. If you or a loved one is having trouble hearing them, it may be time to get a check-up.

Read more here.

Better to Be Safe Than Sorry This Holiday Season [Infographic]

Don’t be one of 15,000 people who will end up in a hospital emergency room this holiday season.

View the tips here.

Deck the Halls, Don’t Burn Them [Infographic]

Holiday decorations can add to the fun and excitement of the season, but they also can increase your risk for a home fire.

View the infographic here.  

About the Author

Nicole Stempak

Nicole Stempak is managing editor of EHS Today and conference content manager of the Safety Leadership Conference.

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