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8 Things to Know About Sleep Apnea In The Workplace


Sleep apnea impacts workers' lives in a tremendous way. And they're not the only ones affected — for employers, the impact sleep apnea has on workplace safety,...

Understanding The Behavior Change Model And How To Apply it to Help Your Employees


In order for a workplace wellness program to be successful, employees must be willing to make a change— that's where the behavior change model comes in.

Everything You Need To Know About The FMCSA Clearinghouse Final Rule


Still trying to figure out what the new FMCSA Clearinghouse Final Rule requires of employers? This will help you make sense of the new regulations.

Medical Marijuana: The Potential Impact on Your Workplace


While marijuana has been legalized in several states, there is still a great deal of confusion around medical marijuana in the workplace.

Guidelines for Employers With Both DOT and Non-DOT Employees


Employers who have both DOT and Non-DOT employees may find themselves juggling expectations and government regulations when it comes to drug and alcohol policies. It's...

How Investing in Mental Health Can Make for a Better Workplace


The impact that mental health has on a workplace is enormous. Ignoring mental health issues can cost billions, while making the decision to prioritize a psychologically...

5 Sleep Apnea Technologies Companies Are Testing on Workers


For a long time, individuals thought to be suffering from sleep apnea had limited options for diagnosing and treating the condition. Thanks to these new technologies,...

The Negative Health Implications of Sitting All Day And What To Do About It


Nowadays, more and more people live sedentary lifestyles. In order to combat the negative health implications of sitting all day, individuals must be mindful about...

How to Prepare for an FAA Drug Abatement Program Inspection


Inspections can be daunting, but they're necessary for the safety of your company. Help your employees deal with the stress of an inspection by preparing them for what...

Prescription Drug Use and DOT Drug Testing:  What You Need To Know As A Covered Employer


If you are a DOT covered employer, here is what you need to know about the use of prescription medications in your workplace and how they are affected by DOT testing...

When an Employee Refuses a DOT Drug Test: What Employers Need to Know


Did you know that for a DOT employee, refusal to test counts as a positive result? Here is everything you need to know as an employer about the process of dealing with...

What are the Regulations Covering Maintenance of Way (MOW) Employees?


Employers and employees in the maintenance of way industry must take note of several regulations regarding the use of drugs and alcohol.

An Introduction To Incorporating DNA Testing As Part Of A Workplace Wellness Plan


The health and wellness industry is consistently evolving, and thanks to DNA testing, individuals can get a personalized look at their health and wellness requirements...

FAA Drug Abatement Program Best Practices


The FAA Drug Abatement Program is designed to ensure the safety of aviation industry employees and the general traveling public, and these best practices will make sure...

Managing the Legalization of Cannabis in the Workplace


From how to ensure employees have a safe worksite to how to deal with recreational use, there are a lot of questions around legalized cannabis in the workplace that...

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How do Over-the-Counter (OTC) medications affect an employee?


Got a headache? Suffering from a cold or cough? Chances are you’ll be one of the nearly three billion consumers that head to a local retail store to pick up...

What are the treatment options for sleep apnea?


Treating sleep apnea consists of ensuring continuous breathing while sleeping, bringing back a good quality of sleep with a sufficient duration and in regular periods of...

Why do initial drug tests need to be confirmed?


When companies implement a workplace drug-testing program, it’s important to include a policy regarding how any positive results on the initial screening will be handled...

Are wellness programs expensive for employers to run?


Generally, the goal an employer has behind a wellness program, besides making employees happier and healthier, is to cut healthcare costs, as the insurance premium costs...

What is a drug test?


A drug test is a chemical analysis that detects potential drug consumption through examination of a submitted biological sample. This sample is often urine but can also...

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