Health & Safety Guidelines

This section gives information you can use every day to help keep you healthy and safe. Guidelines given can help you prevent health problems, too.


Make health and wellness a priority in your life.

  1. Get at least 6 to 8 hours of sleep each night.

  2. Don’t smoke. If you smoke, quit. (See Be-Tobacco Free.)

  3. Balance work and play. (See Managing Stress.)

  4. Eat healthy foods. (See Control Your Weight.)

  5. Maintain a healthy weight.

  6. Get regular exercise.

  7. Have regular screening tests and exams. (See Health Tests & When to Have Them.)

  8. Wash your hands often to lessen the chance of picking up cold and flu viruses and other germs.

  9. Protect yourself from injuries. (See Workplace Health & Safety.)

  10. Keep informed of health updates. Listen to the news. Read the newspaper. Access the Web sites in this book. Beware of sites that promote health fraud and quackery. Access www.quackwatch.org for information.

Staying Well
Information to help you stay healthy while away from home.ChooseHealthyFoodsWeight.html
Playing it Safe
Provides general safety guidelines, including alcohol and drug safety, as well as skin and travel safety.GeneralSafetyGuidelines.html
Be Prepared for Disasters & Threats
Be prepared to know what to do if a disaster or threat happens.PlansBeforeDisaster.html
Workplace
Health & Safety
Learn how to handle job stress, prevent injuries while at work. Also, learn different workstation exercises.WorkplaceGeneral.html
ChooseHealthyFoodsWeight.html
GeneralSafetyGuidelines.html
PlansBeforeDisaster.html
WorkplaceGeneral.html