Is It a Sinus Infection, a Cold, or Allergies?

Your nose is stuffed and your head is pounding. Here’s how to tell if a cold, allergies, or a sinus infection is to blame. A stuffy nose and headache are common symptoms of many illnesses. So how can you tell whether the culprit is a sinus infection, a common cold, or allergies when the symptoms of these three… Read More »

ALLERGIES, ANTIHISTAMINES & DROWSINESS

ALLERGIES, ANTIHISTAMINES & DROWSINESS Spring is almost here! It is time to put away the heavy coats and break out the sunglasses. But the weather conditions that lead to “spring fever” also give rise to another affliction that affects many of us-hay fever. Hay fever can make those who are sensitive to pollen miserable, interfering… Read More »

JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!

Working Solutions will be at the following job fairs this month: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Job Fair at the Neshoba County Coliseum from 1pm to 7pm. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 we will be at the Fall 2017 Career Expo on the University of West Alabama campus from 9am until 12pm.  It will be located in… Read More »

EYE SAFETY

Every day in the United States, roughly 2,000 workers experience an eye injury serious enough to require medical attention, according to NIOSH. Although the majority of these injuries involve small particles striking or abrading the eye, some are far more serious and result in permanent blindness. However, eye injuries are preventable if proper personal protective… Read More »

SAFE PESTICIDE HANDLING

Chemicals used to manage insects, rodents, weeds, molds and germs all have the potential to cause harm to workers. Pesticides come in different forms, including sprays, liquids, powders, granulates, baits and foggers. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety in Hamilton, Ontario, offers the following advice to help mitigate the risks associated with using… Read More »