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What Is An FAA Drug Abatement Program Inspection?


You may have heard of this required inspection in the aviation industry, but what's really involved? We take you through every step of the process, including the...

The Best Workplace Wellness Videos to Watch on YouTube


Many people have heard about the benefits of workplace wellness programs, but why not get an insider's perspective? These videos, available on YouTube, feature companies...

Which Non-DOT Drug Test Is Right for Your Company?


Information on choosing a non-DOT drug test for your company.

An In-Depth Look at the Weaknesses of Instant Urine Drug Tests


Instant urine drug tests are cost effective and convenient but they do have weaknesses.

Understanding the Impact of Chronic Workplace Stress


A certain degree of stress can be beneficial — but in today's day and age, many workers find themselves chronically stressed. In order to avoid serious repercussions,...

A Look at Lower Back Pain in the Workplace


Information on causes of lower back pain in the workplace, the cost of such injuries, and how to prevent lower back pain in the workplace.

Instant Oral Fluid Drug Tests 101


An introduction to instant oral fluid drug tests, their strengths and weaknesses, and the laws surrounding these tests.

An Introduction to Ergonomic Lighting


While many people think of chairs or desks when they think of ergonomics, lighting plays a huge role in the overall ergonomics of a workspace.

Employee Injuries: What Is the Real Cost to Employers?


When an employee is injured, employers pay for more than just the medical treatment. The real cost can be astronomical — and encompass far more than employers may have...

Prescription Drugs in the Workplace:  Employer Rights vs. Employee Privacy Rights


Employers may want to police prescription drugs in the workplace to ensure a safe environment is maintained. However, employees should have the right to keep...

Pushing, Pulling, and Lifting: Ergonomic Best Practices to Follow to Avoid Injury


Pushing, pulling and lifting may not seem like such a big deal, but if done repeatedly and incorrectly throughout your workday, these movements can put you at risk for...

6 Ways Employers Can Help Their Employees Sleep Better at Night


Quality sleep is essential for employees' heath and well-being. Here are some workday actions you can set up to ensure employees sleep well at night.

pre employment testing


Many companies use pre-employment testing, but what's it like for those being tested? We sent a writer in find out.

Mask Fit Testing 101:  An Introduction to Mask Fit Testing


Introduction to mask fit testing and why it is important.

Lighting Ergonomics 101


Lighting is an important part of ergonomic design and workplace health.

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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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