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As more states vote to allow recreational use of marijuana, employers may be rightfully confused about the differences between how recreational and medical marijuana are regulated... (Read on)
Why Fit Testing is Important for Workers Wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Discussion of the importance and legalities of fit testing for employees required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)
Drug Abbreviations Used in Drug testing

Drug abbreviations used in drug testing, their common street names, and why they are tested for in the workplace.
Introduction to Hazard Identification Studies

Introduction to the purpose and process of hazard identification studies in the workplace.
The Top Twitter Feeds About Ergonomics to Follow

The top Twitter accounts to follow in order to stay up to date on the latest in ergonomics in the workplace.
7 Ways Ergonomic Workstations Can Improve Employee Productivity

Exploring 7 ways that ergonomic workstations improve worker productivity and a company's bottom line.
Fatigue Management in Night Shift Workers and Employer Risks

Discussing the dangers of fatigue with night shift workers and how this affects employer risk.
Everything You Need to Know about Oral Fluid Drug Testing

Introduction and details of oral fluid drug testing and how it can benefit a company.
Top Workplace Wellness Feeds to Follow on Twitter

The best Twitter feeds to follow about workplace wellness.
The 3 Key Health Effects of Occupational Noise Exposure

Information on the most important negative health effects of noise exposure in the workplace.
Medical Marijuana Law Differences and Contradictions

State and federal laws differ on the legality of use of medical marijuana.
The Importance of Setting Up Ergonomic Workstations for Office Workers

Discussion on the importance of assisting employers with recognizing ergonomic issues in the workplace and providing tools to assist with designing an ergonomic workstation.
Encouraging Employees to Achieve Healthy Eating and Fitness Goals in the Workplace

The importance of encouraging healthy lifestyles in the workplace and how to help employees stay healthy.
How to Avoid Adulteration in Employee Drug Testing

Ways to test for adulteration and tampering of drug test samples.
When To Use A Functional Capacity Evaluation

Explanation of the types of Functional Capacity Evaluations and their benefits.
Medical marijuana

List of the top Twitter feeds to follow in order to stay up to date on Marijuana laws.
8 Things Employers Should Know About DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing

8 points that employers should know about DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations.
Oral Fluid, Urine, and Hair Testing: What's the Difference?

Details and discussion of how oral fluid drug testing, urine drug testing, and hair drug testing differ.
Managing Opioids in the Workplace

Information on opioids in the workplace and how to deal with its effects.
OSHA's New Recordkeeping and Reporting Rule 2016

Details and explanation of OSHA's new recordkeeping and reporting rule.
Dealing With Type 2 Diabetes in the Workplace

Discussion of how to deal with Type 2 Diabetes in the workplace to the benefit of both employees and the company.
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A ceiling exposure value (CEV) is the maximum level of an airborne contaminant to which an employee may be exposed. This value may vary depending on the... Read more

A health and safety policy is an organization's statement regarding its commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. In the United States and... Read more

A health and safety program is the action arm (how things actually work) of a plan or policy created by an employer to encourage the maintenance of a safe workplace... Read more

Hazardous material is any solid, liquid, or gas that has the potential to cause harm to animals, humans, or the environment. A substance that can cause harm or... Read more

Wrist rotation is a rehabilitation exercise used on patients that have undergone surgery to the wrist. The exercise is commonly used to aid recovery after wrist... Read more
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