16th June 2024

10 Reasons to Drink Water

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Water is essential to our survival – here are 10 Reasons to Drink Water

Water can be accessible to many in the world and it is vital that you can access it from a clean source. Whether you have it from a bottle or glass, it can be improved like to image with fruit to give a refreshing drink

1. Water is essential to the human body’s survival. A person can live for about a month without food, but only about a week without water.

2. Water helps to maintain healthy body weight by increasing metabolism and regulating appetite.

3. Water leads to increased energy levels. The most common cause of daytime fatigue is actually mild dehydration.

4. Drinking adequate amounts of water can decrease the risk of certain types of cancers, including colon cancer, bladder cancer, and breast cancer.

5. For a majority of sufferers, drinking water can significantly reduce joint and/or back pain.

6. Water leads to greater health by flushing out wastes and bacteria that can cause disease.

7. Water can prevent and alleviate headaches.

8. Water naturally moisturises skin and ensures proper cellular formation underneath layers of skin to give it a healthy, glowing appearance.

9. Water aids in the digestion process and prevents constipation.

10. Water is the primary mode of transportation for all nutrients in the body and is essential for proper circulation

With the 10 reasons to drink water – enjoy a glass of water and be thankful you can have great clear water.      Drinking water  helps the immune system

When people are too hot

Guidance from HSE https://www.hse.gov.uk/temperature/employer/index.htm

You can help ensure people are comfortable in warm conditions:

  • Provide fans, such as desk, pedestal or ceiling-mounted ones
  • Provide air-cooling or air-conditioning and good ventilation
  • Ensure windows can be opened to keep air circulating
  • Shade employees from direct sunlight with blinds or by using reflective film on windows
  • Position workstations away from direct sunlight or sources of heat
  • Place insulating materials around hot plant and pipes
  • Provide cold water dispensers (water is better than caffeine or carbonated drinks)

You can also change work arrangements to avoid people getting too hot:

  • Introduce flexible working patterns, such as job rotation, moving workers to cooler parts of the building where possible
  • Allow enough breaks to allow workers to get cold drinks or cool down
  • Relax formal dress codes – but make sure personal protective equipment is used if required