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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.

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.

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...

Instant Oral Fluid Drug Tests 101


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

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...

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.

Fostering the 5 Essential Elements of Well-Being in the Workplace


Introduction to the 5 essential elements of well-being and how to foster them in your workplace

Everything Employers Need to Know About Workplace Drug Testing


Primer on drug testing laws, methods, reasons, and other factors affecting when, if, and how a company conducts drug tests.

Introduction to Substance Abuse Professionals (SAPs) and How They are Important to Your Company


Discussion of what Substance Abuse Professionals can do for your company, how they fit in to DOT regulations, and why they are a good addition to your company.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Helping Employees Set Personal Wellness Goals


A guide to helping your employees set personal wellness goals as part of your company's health and wellness program.

What are the Differences Between a DER, a SAP, and a TPA?


Discussion of the roles of DERs, SAPs, and TPAs in administering a DOT drug and alcohol testing program.

Introduction to Consortium Third Party Administrators  (C/TPAs)


Discussion of Consortium Third Party Administrators (C/TPAs) and how they fit into a DOT mandated drug and alcohol testing program.

Experts


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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