Employee health

Mar 27

Taking A Hard Look at Worksite Eye Injuries

Eye injuries remain one of the most common workplace injuries, despite numerous products available to protect against eye damage. For the business ...
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Mar 27
Mar 16

PART 2 - Employment & Background Checks: What Do They Want To Know?

Why Is My Employer Asking For A Background Check?  Last week, we discussed the basic info about employee background checks--- what they are, the wait ...
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Mar 16
Mar 9

PART 1 - Employment & Background Checks: What Should I Know About The Process?

Why Is My Employer Asking For A Background Check?  Background checks are often a prerequisite to employment and volunteering in order to confirm any ...
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Mar 9
Feb 9

What does the future of work look like?

These trends, recently published by the National Safety Council,  reveal the future of business--it's a business centered on your employees and the ...
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Feb 9
Feb 4

Safety Trends in 2021: PPE, worker wellness, and COVID-19

In 2020, we learned a lot. We, for the first time in the modern age, battled an international pandemic, and it has left a deep impact on the way we ...
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Feb 4
Jan 21

Marijuana is not okay: The real costs of legalization

This is what I've seen. I have stood beside drivers as they wept for the deaths they caused while high, I have sat in the room with hopeless parents ...
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Jan 21
Dec 15

2021 focus for occupational health: behavioral health

In 2020, employers were swept up in the whirlwind of COVID-19 precaution, prevention, and preparedness. In 2021, it’s unlikely that the COVID-19 ...
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Dec 15
Dec 1

The pandemic that increased the opioid epidemic

While COVID-19 has distracted attention away from the opioid epidemic, it has not diminished. Rather, the number of people fatally addicted to ...
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Dec 1
Nov 2

Drugs in the workplace: What you need to know

Employers in the United States have a problem: One in every 12 employees in the U.S. struggle with substance abuse. These employees may be essential ...
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Nov 2
Oct 1

Importance of health screening during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 precautions at work help everyone stay healthy, but health screening, both before, during, and after the pandemic can help people know their ...
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Oct 1
Sep 1

Increase workplace mental health by mitigating anxiety

2020 has been a stressful year. For many, it has not only been stressful at home, but also at work. Employers have always been responsible for ...
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Sep 1
Aug 14

Mental health needs during COVID-19

Mental health is something that employers take seriously year round, making sure their employees are happy, healthy, and safe, but during times like ...
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Aug 14
Aug 3

Tobacco in the Workplace

New technology brings tobacco back in house For the past five decades, tobacco use in the United States has been on the decline. Over the past 60 ...
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Aug 3
Jul 15

DOT Physical: Protecting the company and the employee

A physical exam varies depending on the job and the time on the job. The purpose of a physical is to protect the worker from overexertion or strain, ...
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Jul 15
May 1

Overexertion: A leading cause of workplace injury

According to the National Safety Council, overexertion and bodily reaction is the leading non-fatal injury event involving days away from work, ...
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May 1
Apr 15

Occupational Hearing Loss: The third most common ailment in the U.S.

About 12 percent of the U.S. working population suffer from hearing loss. Unlike the two leading conditions, hypertension and arthritis, hearing loss ...
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Apr 15
Apr 1

Injury Facts: Poisoning is #1 in middle age

Accidental death in the United States for working age adults is primarily caused by poisoning, more specifically drug overdose. Accidental death is ...
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Apr 1
Aug 1

Four ways to protect your business from bath salts abuse

"Bath salts."  These words once conjured up images of soaking in a hot bath at the end of a long day.  No longer.  Rarely has a benign term taken on ...
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Aug 1
Apr 30

5 Ways to Encourage Your Employees to Seek Treatment

Developing a drug free workplace is essential for employers. However, it can be difficult to encourage employees suffering from drug or alcohol abuse ...
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Apr 30
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