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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.

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).

Pre-Employment Background Checks: Everything You Need To Know


When it comes to the hiring process, a background check is essential.

The Complexities Of Prescription Drug Use In Safety-Sensitive Positions In The Workplace


While it's easy to determine your company policy on illegal drug use or prescription drug abuse, legitimate prescriptions are often a grey area.

Cannabis And Sleep Apnea: What You Need To Know


Researchers are currently testing the potential impact of a synthetic form of cannabis on sleep apnea sufferers. However, opinions are still split on whether it would be...

Introduction to the 7 Panel Drug Test


Companies with safety-sensitive positions or employees operating heavy machinery may require a 7-panel drug test as part of their drug testing program.

7 Effective Ways to Prevent Spreading the Flu in the Workplace


Preventing the spread of flu in the workplace will ensure your employees are productive — here are 7 ways to keep the virus contained.

7 Good Reasons to Conduct Employee Background Checks


A background check is all about protection — for your company, for your employees, and for the public. It's not something to be taken lightly.

What Is Reasonable Suspicion Training And Does Your Company Need It?


Reasonable suspicion testing can help ensure your workplace is a safe space for employees and the public.

A Review Of TPA Best Practices


A Consortium/Third-Party Administrator can be an essential component of your company's drug and alcohol testing program. However, you need to be aware of best practices...

Introduction to Safety Sensitive Positions in the Workplace


A guide to designating jobs as safety sensitive and understanding why it matters and what it means for your workers and workplace.

What is an FTA Drug and Alcohol Compliance Audit?


The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) takes safety seriously. That's the reason they make this formal review a necessity for all organizations.

How to Prepare for an FTA Drug and Alcohol Compliance Audit


Is your company gearing up for an FTA Drug and Alcohol Compliance Audit? This will take you through every step of the process so you're completely ready.

Breaks During Work Are Necessary for Employee Well-Being and Work Performance


Work breaks are necessary in the workplace for employee health and company productivity.

22 Shocking Statistics About Mental Health in the Workplace


From cost to access, there's a lot to consider about mental health in the workplace — and these 22 shocking statistics will give you a whole new perspective.

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What is the FMCSA Clearinghouse?


The FMCSA Clearinghouse is a division of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). FMCSA stands for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The FMCSA...

What is the shy bladder protocol?


The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has specific procedures for urine specimen collection and urine testing. The shy bladder protocol is a subset of guidelines...

What qualifications are needed to become a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)?


A Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who works in between an employer and employee, with the goal of finding a solution to stop substance abuse in the...

In what cases do employers test for sleep apnea and what tests to they typically use?


Employers who have workers that perform or supervise safety sensitive work may choose to test their workers for sleep apnea. This may include such occupations as...

How is sleep apnea diagnosed?


Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where breathing is interrupted. There are three types of sleep apnea – obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and complex...

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