Category: Health & Safety

Do You Have Work-from-Home Paranoia? Help Manage It

By A New England Nanny 5 0

Managing Work-From-Home Paranoia As we all know, working from home (WFH) has become the norm for many organizations across the country this past year due to COVID-19 restrictions. This change has almost entirely eliminated the social aspect of the physical workplace, which has made it difficult for some employees to fully understand what their co-workers […]

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Which Sunscreen Brands Were Recalled Due to Cancerous Chemical?

By A New England Nanny 9 0

Johnson & Johnson issued a voluntary recall of five sunscreens after finding that the products contained trace amounts of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical. Although sunscreen samples had low levels of benzene, Johnson & Johnson recalled the products out of an “abundance of caution.” The recall only impacts the following spray sunscreen products: Neutrogena Beach Defense […]

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Get Independence Day Fireworks Safety Tips Here

By A New England Nanny 10 0

With many subdued 4th of July gatherings last year, we could see an explosion – literally – of celebrations this year, with COVID-19 restrictions lifted. But every year there are too many injuries sustained due to unsafe fireworks use. KidsHealth.org offers these Independence Day fireworks safety tips to keep you and your children safe! Holidays […]

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Nannies and Legal Marijuana in New York

By A New England Nanny 14 0

In April, recreational use of marijuana became legal in New York. Families that employ a nanny may be wondering how that will impact their relationship, if any of those nannies choose to use marijuana. Our payroll partner GTM Payroll Services provides a look at the new law and how it impacts employers – including household […]

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8 Tips for Safely Grilling at Home

By A New England Nanny 11 0

As warmer weather hits, the smell of food on the grill fills the air. According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 9,000 home fires involve grills each year. With this in mind, it’s important to brush up on barbeque safety. Consider the following tips for safely grilling at home: Do not let children or […]

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Household Employers and the New York HERO Act

By A New England Nanny 11 0

As a way to protect workplaces in New York from airborne diseases, the Health and Essential Rights Act (HERO Act) was recently signed into law. This impacts almost all employers in the state, including families with domestic workers. Our payroll partner GTM Payroll Services takes a look at the New York HERO Act and how […]

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