Jennifer Crump

Jennifer Crump is a former freelance journalist and author and now full-time content writer and strategist. She contributes to magazines and blogs throughout North America on issues related to business, training, financing and workplace safety.


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Standstill Accidents: What They Are, And How To Avoid Them Standstill Accidents: What They Are, And How To Avoid Them Standstill Accidents: What They Are, And How To Avoid Them Standstill Accidents: What They Are, And How To Avoid Them


These type of rear-end collisions are common — luckily, there are ways you can avoid them or at the very least mitigate their impact.

Unconscious Bias: What It Is, And Why You Need To Be Aware Of It Unconscious Bias: What It Is, And Why You Need To Be Aware Of It Unconscious Bias: What It Is, And Why You Need To Be Aware Of It Unconscious Bias: What It Is, And Why You Need To Be Aware Of It


Unconscious bias can be a massive problem in the workplace — here's what you need to know.

4 Benefits of Safety Consulting 4 Benefits of Safety Consulting 4 Benefits of Safety Consulting 4 Benefits of Safety Consulting


Safety consultants allow the companies they work for to adopt a more agile approach to health and safety.

5 Skills That Make A Strong Safety Leader 5 Skills That Make A Strong Safety Leader 5 Skills That Make A Strong Safety Leader 5 Skills That Make A Strong Safety Leader


Leadership can't just support a strong safety culture — they should exemplify it.

4 Common Safety Hazards For Truckers And How To Minimize Risk 4 Common Safety Hazards For Truckers And How To Minimize Risk 4 Common Safety Hazards For Truckers And How To Minimize Risk 4 Common Safety Hazards For Truckers And How To Minimize Risk


Truck driving is a dangerous occupation, but recognizing these hazards and minimizing the risk for drivers can help keep them safe on the...

5 Ways Telematics Can Improve Your Fleet Safety 5 Ways Telematics Can Improve Your Fleet Safety 5 Ways Telematics Can Improve Your Fleet Safety 5 Ways Telematics Can Improve Your Fleet Safety


While most companies primarily employ telematics to track their fleets, the technology can also be a game-changer when it comes to safety.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Prevent Workplace Injuries and Incidents 5 Ways Technology Can Help Prevent Workplace Injuries and Incidents 5 Ways Technology Can Help Prevent Workplace Injuries and Incidents 5 Ways Technology Can Help Prevent Workplace Injuries and Incidents


There is a new approach to safety that lies not solely in training and other initiatives but in the adoption of new safety technologies.

6 Benefits Of Increased Flexibility In The Modern Workplace 6 Benefits Of Increased Flexibility In The Modern Workplace 6 Benefits Of Increased Flexibility In The Modern Workplace 6 Benefits Of Increased Flexibility In The Modern Workplace


While flexibility in the workplace was formerly a perk, it's increasingly becoming a condition for employees who value the options it...

9 Machine Safety Myths You Need To Stop Believing 9 Machine Safety Myths You Need To Stop Believing 9 Machine Safety Myths You Need To Stop Believing 9 Machine Safety Myths You Need To Stop Believing


Poor machine safety can have a massive negative impact on companies — here are a few myths that need debunking.

A Beginner's Guide to Telematics: What You Need To Know A Beginner's Guide to Telematics: What You Need To Know A Beginner's Guide to Telematics: What You Need To Know A Beginner's Guide to Telematics: What You Need To Know


Telematics, a hybrid of the fields of telecommunications and informatics, is changing the game when it comes to fleet management.

6 Reasons Videoconferencing Is Key In The Modern Workplace 6 Reasons Videoconferencing Is Key In The Modern Workplace 6 Reasons Videoconferencing Is Key In The Modern Workplace 6 Reasons Videoconferencing Is Key In The Modern Workplace


Whether your employees are returning to the office or stay remote, videoconferencing is a useful tool in any modern workplace.

6 Ways To Create Psychological Safety In Your Workplace 6 Ways To Create Psychological Safety In Your Workplace 6 Ways To Create Psychological Safety In Your Workplace 6 Ways To Create Psychological Safety In Your Workplace


There are numerous benefits to both employers and employees in fostering a psychologically safe work environment.

Inclusive Hiring: Building Your DEI Recruiting Strategy Inclusive Hiring: Building Your DEI Recruiting Strategy Inclusive Hiring: Building Your DEI Recruiting Strategy Inclusive Hiring: Building Your DEI Recruiting Strategy


A DEI recruiting strategy is an essential component of a thriving workplace — here's what you need to know.

6 Best Practices For Your Fleet Safety Program 6 Best Practices For Your Fleet Safety Program 6 Best Practices For Your Fleet Safety Program 6 Best Practices For Your Fleet Safety Program


A strong fleet safety program can help keep drivers safe and reduce costs — here's what you need to know.

Improve Your Safety Program: Identifying Areas Where Personnel May Lack Training Improve Your Safety Program: Identifying Areas Where Personnel May Lack Training Improve Your Safety Program: Identifying Areas Where Personnel May Lack Training Improve Your Safety Program: Identifying Areas Where Personnel May Lack Training


One of the best ways of improving the effectiveness of your safety program is to target training to the workers who need it — here's how to...

How To Prepare Your Workers for a Return to the Office How To Prepare Your Workers for a Return to the Office How To Prepare Your Workers for a Return to the Office How To Prepare Your Workers for a Return to the Office


Given how long employees have spent working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a return to the office will come with many challenges —...

Smart PPE: What You Need To Know Smart PPE: What You Need To Know Smart PPE: What You Need To Know Smart PPE: What You Need To Know


Smart PPE could prove to be a game changer for workplace safety.

Driver Fatigue: The Danger Of Getting Behind The Wheel While Tired Driver Fatigue: The Danger Of Getting Behind The Wheel While Tired Driver Fatigue: The Danger Of Getting Behind The Wheel While Tired Driver Fatigue: The Danger Of Getting Behind The Wheel While Tired


Exhausted drivers are the cause of tens of thousands of vehicle crashes every year.

6 Tips For Dealing With An Aggressive Driver 6 Tips For Dealing With An Aggressive Driver 6 Tips For Dealing With An Aggressive Driver 6 Tips For Dealing With An Aggressive Driver


In a 2016 survey, almost 80% of drivers admitted to extreme anger or road rage while driving — here are a few tips if you encounter a...

8 Daily Habits That Harm Your Mental Health 8 Daily Habits That Harm Your Mental Health 8 Daily Habits That Harm Your Mental Health 8 Daily Habits That Harm Your Mental Health


It's crucial to take care of your mental health just as you would your physical health — here are a few habits to be mindful of.

8 Signs Your Workplace Has A Positive Safety Culture 8 Signs Your Workplace Has A Positive Safety Culture 8 Signs Your Workplace Has A Positive Safety Culture 8 Signs Your Workplace Has A Positive Safety Culture


The only way of preventing workplace accidents is to have everyone, from supervisors to workers, practicing and promoting safe practices.

9 Small, Simple Ways To Squeeze Exercise Into Your Day 9 Small, Simple Ways To Squeeze Exercise Into Your Day 9 Small, Simple Ways To Squeeze Exercise Into Your Day 9 Small, Simple Ways To Squeeze Exercise Into Your Day


We all know the risks of a sedentary lifestyle, but it can be hard to find time in your busy schedule for exercise — here are a few tips.

Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Need To Know Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Need To Know Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Need To Know Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Need To Know


If you suffer from seasonal affective disorder, you may want to consider light therapy to help alleviate the symptoms.

What To Do After A Car Accident: A Full Checklist What To Do After A Car Accident: A Full Checklist What To Do After A Car Accident: A Full Checklist What To Do After A Car Accident: A Full Checklist


Do you know what to do in the event of a crash? What should you do first? What should you avoid doing? The following checklist can help you...

4 Potential Symptoms of Fibromyalgia To Be Aware Of 4 Potential Symptoms of Fibromyalgia To Be Aware Of 4 Potential Symptoms of Fibromyalgia To Be Aware Of 4 Potential Symptoms of Fibromyalgia To Be Aware Of


This condition is notoriously difficult to diagnose, but here are a few potential symptoms to keep an eye on if you think you may be...

Quarantine Heel Pain: What You Need To Know About This Surprisingly Common New Issue Quarantine Heel Pain: What You Need To Know About This Surprisingly Common New Issue Quarantine Heel Pain: What You Need To Know About This Surprisingly Common New Issue Quarantine Heel Pain: What You Need To Know About This Surprisingly Common New Issue


Working from home has produced a specific danger to our health and well-being: heel pain.

Marijuana and Pregnancy: What You Need To Know Marijuana and Pregnancy: What You Need To Know Marijuana and Pregnancy: What You Need To Know Marijuana and Pregnancy: What You Need To Know


While the long-term effects of marijuana use on the general population may be debatable, the same is not true for its impact on a growing...

6 Tips For Driving In Low-Visibility Conditions 6 Tips For Driving In Low-Visibility Conditions 6 Tips For Driving In Low-Visibility Conditions 6 Tips For Driving In Low-Visibility Conditions


If you absolutely must venture out when fog, smoke, snow, or rain has reduced visibility, follow these tips to keep you and your passengers...

6 Things That May Be Damaging Your Car (And Risking Your Safety) 6 Things That May Be Damaging Your Car (And Risking Your Safety) 6 Things That May Be Damaging Your Car (And Risking Your Safety) 6 Things That May Be Damaging Your Car (And Risking Your Safety)


Keeping an eye on these six common issues can help you keep yourself, your passengers, and your fellow drivers safe.

What You Need To Know About Fall Protection Training What You Need To Know About Fall Protection Training What You Need To Know About Fall Protection Training What You Need To Know About Fall Protection Training


Falls from heights are still the second-leading cause of unintentional fatal workplace accidents — fall protection and prevention training...

Fit For Work Testing: Components Involved In A Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Examination Fit For Work Testing: Components Involved In A Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Examination Fit For Work Testing: Components Involved In A Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Examination Fit For Work Testing: Components Involved In A Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Examination


Everything you need to know about this common examination used in fit-for-work testing.

Cannabis in the Workplace: What To Consider About Off-Duty Marijuana Consumption Cannabis in the Workplace: What To Consider About Off-Duty Marijuana Consumption Cannabis in the Workplace: What To Consider About Off-Duty Marijuana Consumption Cannabis in the Workplace: What To Consider About Off-Duty Marijuana Consumption


The growing number of states legalizing marijuana means that companies must carefully navigate a myriad of seemingly conflicting federal...

Fit For Work Testing: Components Involved In A Comprehensive Health Interview Fit For Work Testing: Components Involved In A Comprehensive Health Interview Fit For Work Testing: Components Involved In A Comprehensive Health Interview Fit For Work Testing: Components Involved In A Comprehensive Health Interview


This crucial interview ensures a worker can safely do the physical challenges of the Fit for Work test as well as the physical challenges...

Hard Hat Colour Codes And What They Mean Hard Hat Colour Codes And What They Mean Hard Hat Colour Codes And What They Mean Hard Hat Colour Codes And What They Mean


The colour of this crucial piece of safety equipment can communicate a lot of information without a single word.

Cold Stress: How To Address This Risk For Employees Cold Stress: How To Address This Risk For Employees Cold Stress: How To Address This Risk For Employees Cold Stress: How To Address This Risk For Employees


Employers should ensure their workers can do their jobs safely, no matter what the climate — here are a few tips to help.

How To Accommodate Chronic Illness In The Workplace How To Accommodate Chronic Illness In The Workplace How To Accommodate Chronic Illness In The Workplace How To Accommodate Chronic Illness In The Workplace


The amount of employees suffering from chronic illnesses means this is an area no employer can ignore.

Fight Fatigue: The Surprising Benefits Of Microbreaks Fight Fatigue: The Surprising Benefits Of Microbreaks Fight Fatigue: The Surprising Benefits Of Microbreaks Fight Fatigue: The Surprising Benefits Of Microbreaks


Change the way you work by incorporating a few strategic microbreaks throughout the day.

12 Tips For Practicing Safe Driving That All New Drivers Should Know 12 Tips For Practicing Safe Driving That All New Drivers Should Know 12 Tips For Practicing Safe Driving That All New Drivers Should Know 12 Tips For Practicing Safe Driving That All New Drivers Should Know


Unsafe driving puts everyone at risk — here are some tips to keep in mind.

Drug Testing And COVID-19: How The Pandemic Has Impacted Drug Use Drug Testing And COVID-19: How The Pandemic Has Impacted Drug Use Drug Testing And COVID-19: How The Pandemic Has Impacted Drug Use Drug Testing And COVID-19: How The Pandemic Has Impacted Drug Use


The pandemic has had far-reaching effects on drug use, detection and treatment.

6 Benefits of Driver's Education Courses 6 Benefits of Driver's Education Courses 6 Benefits of Driver's Education Courses 6 Benefits of Driver's Education Courses


By taking a driver's education course, any driver will head out on the road with more confidence and knowledge.

Beware Black Ice: Tips For Safer Winter Driving Beware Black Ice: Tips For Safer Winter Driving Beware Black Ice: Tips For Safer Winter Driving Beware Black Ice: Tips For Safer Winter Driving


Winter roads can be icy and treacherous — having these tips in mind will help you get to your destination safely.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: What You Need To Know Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: What You Need To Know Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: What You Need To Know Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: What You Need To Know


Often referred to as the silent killer, carbon monoxide is odourless, colourless and notoriously difficult to detect.

8 Ways To Make Your Workplace More Inclusive For All Employees 8 Ways To Make Your Workplace More Inclusive For All Employees 8 Ways To Make Your Workplace More Inclusive For All Employees 8 Ways To Make Your Workplace More Inclusive For All Employees


Workplaces with an inclusive culture are more likely to attract and retain strong employees — here's what you need to know.

6 Common Issues When Managing Remote Teams And How To Fix Them 6 Common Issues When Managing Remote Teams And How To Fix Them 6 Common Issues When Managing Remote Teams And How To Fix Them 6 Common Issues When Managing Remote Teams And How To Fix Them


You'll likely face these issues when managing remote teams — here's how to deal.

5 Common Challenges Employees Face When Working From Home 5 Common Challenges Employees Face When Working From Home 5 Common Challenges Employees Face When Working From Home 5 Common Challenges Employees Face When Working From Home


While there are many benefits of working from home, such as the flexibility, there are also challenges that employees must grapple with.

8 Tips To Increase Your Productivity When Working From Home 8 Tips To Increase Your Productivity When Working From Home 8 Tips To Increase Your Productivity When Working From Home 8 Tips To Increase Your Productivity When Working From Home


If you’re working from home and struggling to stay on top of things, there are ways you can boost your productivity — here's how.

Everything You Need To Know About Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Everything You Need To Know About Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Everything You Need To Know About Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Everything You Need To Know About Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry


The 411 on this essential tool, which works to identify substances within test materials.

7 Things to Consider When Crafting Your Workplace Hazard Control Plan 7 Things to Consider When Crafting Your Workplace Hazard Control Plan 7 Things to Consider When Crafting Your Workplace Hazard Control Plan 7 Things to Consider When Crafting Your Workplace Hazard Control Plan


Preventing injury is crucial in any workplace — and a hazard control plan is integral to your success.

5 Cannabis Myths Debunked: What You Need To Know 5 Cannabis Myths Debunked: What You Need To Know 5 Cannabis Myths Debunked: What You Need To Know 5 Cannabis Myths Debunked: What You Need To Know


To help you sift through the all of the information and misinformation available we’ve debunked five of the most common myths about...

Several Marijuana Initiatives and Other Drug-Related Initiatives Recently Passed By U.S. States Several Marijuana Initiatives and Other Drug-Related Initiatives Recently Passed By U.S. States Several Marijuana Initiatives and Other Drug-Related Initiatives Recently Passed By U.S. States Several Marijuana Initiatives and Other Drug-Related Initiatives Recently Passed By U.S. States


Stay up-to-date on the latest drug-related initiatives that have recently been passed by a variety of U.S. states.

Identifying and Improving Your Company's Safety Culture Identifying and Improving Your Company's Safety Culture Identifying and Improving Your Company's Safety Culture Identifying and Improving Your Company's Safety Culture


A strong safety culture will ensure your workers are safe, and also improve your bottom line.

Melatonin and More: All-Natural Sleep Aids That May Help Improve Sleep Melatonin and More: All-Natural Sleep Aids That May Help Improve Sleep Melatonin and More: All-Natural Sleep Aids That May Help Improve Sleep Melatonin and More: All-Natural Sleep Aids That May Help Improve Sleep


Many individuals have trouble getting a good night's rest — these all-natural sleep aids may be helpful.

5 Websites Every Health and Safety Manager Needs To Be Reading 5 Websites Every Health and Safety Manager Needs To Be Reading 5 Websites Every Health and Safety Manager Needs To Be Reading 5 Websites Every Health and Safety Manager Needs To Be Reading


Keep up-to-date on your industry with these helpful resources, which gather all the need-to-know information.

How To Use Engineering Controls To Keep Your Employees Safe By Reducing Hazards How To Use Engineering Controls To Keep Your Employees Safe By Reducing Hazards How To Use Engineering Controls To Keep Your Employees Safe By Reducing Hazards How To Use Engineering Controls To Keep Your Employees Safe By Reducing Hazards


The COVID-19 pandemic has given renewed attention to the use of engineering controls — here's what you need to know.

Trade Tests: Everything You Need To Know Trade Tests: Everything You Need To Know Trade Tests: Everything You Need To Know Trade Tests: Everything You Need To Know


Trade tests are invaluable tools in ensuring you fill trade positions with qualified, skilled employees.

Urine FEME: How It’s Different From Other Urine Tests, And Why It’s Important Urine FEME: How It’s Different From Other Urine Tests, And Why It’s Important Urine FEME: How It’s Different From Other Urine Tests, And Why It’s Important Urine FEME: How It’s Different From Other Urine Tests, And Why It’s Important


The urine FEME is the gold standard for this type of testing, and can reveal an enormous amount about a patient's health.

Basic Guidelines for Program Planning and Management That All Employers Should Know Basic Guidelines for Program Planning and Management That All Employers Should Know Basic Guidelines for Program Planning and Management That All Employers Should Know Basic Guidelines for Program Planning and Management That All Employers Should Know


Make sure your program is a success with these basic guidelines.

6 Things To Consider About Program Delivery 6 Things To Consider About Program Delivery 6 Things To Consider About Program Delivery 6 Things To Consider About Program Delivery


Often, any issues with a particular program have more to do with the delivery than the program itself — here's what you need to know for...

Why Employers Should Consider A Compressed Workweek Why Employers Should Consider A Compressed Workweek Why Employers Should Consider A Compressed Workweek Why Employers Should Consider A Compressed Workweek


There are many benefits that make offering a shorter workweek a desirable prospect for both employers and employees.

CBD And the Workplace: What You Need To Know CBD And the Workplace: What You Need To Know CBD And the Workplace: What You Need To Know CBD And the Workplace: What You Need To Know


A recent report suggests that the CBD market could exceed $20 billion by 2024 — here's everything you need to know about cannabidiol.

4 Tips To Relieve and Reduce Eye Strain 4 Tips To Relieve and Reduce Eye Strain 4 Tips To Relieve and Reduce Eye Strain 4 Tips To Relieve and Reduce Eye Strain


Eye strain is an issue affecting a growing number of workers — however, there are a few tips to help manage it.

Everything You Need To Know About SAMHSA's New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines Everything You Need To Know About SAMHSA's New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines Everything You Need To Know About SAMHSA's New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines Everything You Need To Know About SAMHSA's New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines


SAMHSA's new guidelines mean that oral fluid testing will account for a larger portion of all drug testing within the next several years.

What To Do After A Workplace Injury: A Step-By-Step Guide What To Do After A Workplace Injury: A Step-By-Step Guide What To Do After A Workplace Injury: A Step-By-Step Guide What To Do After A Workplace Injury: A Step-By-Step Guide


What happens immediately after a workplace injury is critical to the recovery of the worker and the costs to the employer — here's...

What To Do If An Employee Shows COVID-19 Symptoms What To Do If An Employee Shows COVID-19 Symptoms What To Do If An Employee Shows COVID-19 Symptoms What To Do If An Employee Shows COVID-19 Symptoms


Everything you need to know about responsibly handling this difficult situation to ensure the safety of all employees.

6 Crucial Things To Consider When Reopening A Business To The Public 6 Crucial Things To Consider When Reopening A Business To The Public 6 Crucial Things To Consider When Reopening A Business To The Public 6 Crucial Things To Consider When Reopening A Business To The Public


Though many businesses have opened their doors, it's far from business as usual.

9 Things To Consider When Selecting An Ergonomic Office Chair 9 Things To Consider When Selecting An Ergonomic Office Chair 9 Things To Consider When Selecting An Ergonomic Office Chair 9 Things To Consider When Selecting An Ergonomic Office Chair


Individuals with desk jobs spend a massive amount of time in their office chair — so selecting the right one is crucial.

Medical Review Officers: What They Do, And Why They're Integral To Your Workforce Medical Review Officers: What They Do, And Why They're Integral To Your Workforce Medical Review Officers: What They Do, And Why They're Integral To Your Workforce Medical Review Officers: What They Do, And Why They're Integral To Your Workforce


Learn a bit more about this key role in your workplace drug testing program.

5 Things That Could Be Impacting Your Quality of Sleep 5 Things That Could Be Impacting Your Quality of Sleep 5 Things That Could Be Impacting Your Quality of Sleep 5 Things That Could Be Impacting Your Quality of Sleep


Sleep is crucial to everyone's health and well-being — if you're having trouble getting shut eye, here are a few things that may be...

6 Crucial Ways To Protect Your Workers From Respiratory Hazards 6 Crucial Ways To Protect Your Workers From Respiratory Hazards 6 Crucial Ways To Protect Your Workers From Respiratory Hazards 6 Crucial Ways To Protect Your Workers From Respiratory Hazards


Respiratory hazards exist in many different industries — here's what you need to know to keep your employees safe.

Selection Testing 101: What You Need To Know To Hire The Best Candidate Selection Testing 101: What You Need To Know To Hire The Best Candidate Selection Testing 101: What You Need To Know To Hire The Best Candidate Selection Testing 101: What You Need To Know To Hire The Best Candidate


Bad hires have a serious impact on any business — here's what you need to know to ensure you get a solid addition to your team.

Slow The Spread: How And When To Use Masks During The Coronavirus Pandemic Slow The Spread: How And When To Use Masks During The Coronavirus Pandemic Slow The Spread: How And When To Use Masks During The Coronavirus Pandemic Slow The Spread: How And When To Use Masks During The Coronavirus Pandemic


These best practices will ensure your employees stay as safe as possible.

The Critical Components Of A Strong Workplace Drug And Alcohol Testing Policy The Critical Components Of A Strong Workplace Drug And Alcohol Testing Policy The Critical Components Of A Strong Workplace Drug And Alcohol Testing Policy The Critical Components Of A Strong Workplace Drug And Alcohol Testing Policy


If your company has a drug and alcohol testing program, it should have a strong policy in place as well.

Mobile Drug Testing: What You Need To Know Mobile Drug Testing: What You Need To Know Mobile Drug Testing: What You Need To Know Mobile Drug Testing: What You Need To Know


With many drug and alcohol testing facilities currently shuttered, many companies are turning to mobile drug testing as an alternative.

Health Issues Associated With Vaping That You Need To Be Aware Of Health Issues Associated With Vaping That You Need To Be Aware Of Health Issues Associated With Vaping That You Need To Be Aware Of Health Issues Associated With Vaping That You Need To Be Aware Of


Vaping is becoming increasingly popular, particular amount younger consumers, but it has serious health risks that must be considered.

Anxiety in the Workplace: Tips To Help Employees Who May Be Struggling Anxiety in the Workplace: Tips To Help Employees Who May Be Struggling Anxiety in the Workplace: Tips To Help Employees Who May Be Struggling Anxiety in the Workplace: Tips To Help Employees Who May Be Struggling


Most employees experience some type of stress at work on occasion, but employees with anxiety may be truly struggling — here are tips to...

Standing Desks: Pros and Cons to Consider Standing Desks: Pros and Cons to Consider Standing Desks: Pros and Cons to Consider Standing Desks: Pros and Cons to Consider


If you're considering investing in a standing desk, here's everything you need to know.

6 Apps That Could Help Improve Your Sleep Hygiene 6 Apps That Could Help Improve Your Sleep Hygiene 6 Apps That Could Help Improve Your Sleep Hygiene 6 Apps That Could Help Improve Your Sleep Hygiene


Sleep is integral to every individual's health and well-being — and these apps just might help you get better quality rest.

Substance Abuse Professionals: What They Do, And Why They're Integral To Your Workforce Substance Abuse Professionals: What They Do, And Why They're Integral To Your Workforce Substance Abuse Professionals: What They Do, And Why They're Integral To Your Workforce Substance Abuse Professionals: What They Do, And Why They're Integral To Your Workforce


SAPs are a key factor in establishing a positive and safety-focused workplace culture.

On-Site vs. Off-Site Drug Testing: Which Is Right For Your Company? On-Site vs. Off-Site Drug Testing: Which Is Right For Your Company? On-Site vs. Off-Site Drug Testing: Which Is Right For Your Company? On-Site vs. Off-Site Drug Testing: Which Is Right For Your Company?


A few key factors to consider before deciding whether on-site or off-site drug testing would be best for your company.

6 Best Practices For Background Checks Every Employer Should Know 6 Best Practices For Background Checks Every Employer Should Know 6 Best Practices For Background Checks Every Employer Should Know 6 Best Practices For Background Checks Every Employer Should Know


Bad hires can cost you in more ways than one, which is why a background check is an essential part of the hiring process.

Lead Exposure In The Workplace: What You Need To Know Lead Exposure In The Workplace: What You Need To Know Lead Exposure In The Workplace: What You Need To Know Lead Exposure In The Workplace: What You Need To Know


Though there are now restrictions on the use of lead in industrial settings, it still remains a significant source of occupational illness.

Pandemic Insomnia: 10 Tips To Improve Your Sleep Hygiene Pandemic Insomnia: 10 Tips To Improve Your Sleep Hygiene Pandemic Insomnia: 10 Tips To Improve Your Sleep Hygiene Pandemic Insomnia: 10 Tips To Improve Your Sleep Hygiene


Sleep is integral to everyone's well-being, but stressful times can cause disturbances to an individual's sleep cycle. Here are some tips...

Temperature Screening and COVID-19: When Is It Safe To Return To Work? Temperature Screening and COVID-19: When Is It Safe To Return To Work? Temperature Screening and COVID-19: When Is It Safe To Return To Work? Temperature Screening and COVID-19: When Is It Safe To Return To Work?


There's a lot to consider when it comes to deciding when the appropriate time to return to work is.

12 Fascinating Facts About Hair Testing 12 Fascinating Facts About Hair Testing 12 Fascinating Facts About Hair Testing 12 Fascinating Facts About Hair Testing


Everything you need to know about this common form of drug testing, which has been around for decades.

9 Common Causes of Contact Stress and How to Educate Employees 9 Common Causes of Contact Stress and How to Educate Employees 9 Common Causes of Contact Stress and How to Educate Employees 9 Common Causes of Contact Stress and How to Educate Employees


Train your employees to recognize common risk factors and help prevent contact stress.

Audiometry: A Guide to Workplace Noise Levels Audiometry: A Guide to Workplace Noise Levels Audiometry: A Guide to Workplace Noise Levels Audiometry: A Guide to Workplace Noise Levels


Excessive workplace noise can have a huge negative impact on employees — here's what you need to know about making your worksite as safe as...

10 Ergonomic Hazards In The Workplace To Look Out For 10 Ergonomic Hazards In The Workplace To Look Out For 10 Ergonomic Hazards In The Workplace To Look Out For 10 Ergonomic Hazards In The Workplace To Look Out For


Employee safety should be a major concern for any employer — here are 10 potential hazards to keep an eye on.

Crystalline Silica: What Is It, And Why Is It Dangerous? Crystalline Silica: What Is It, And Why Is It Dangerous? Crystalline Silica: What Is It, And Why Is It Dangerous? Crystalline Silica: What Is It, And Why Is It Dangerous?


In industries where employees are exposed to crystalline silica, employers must take care to make the work environment as safe as possible.

Fever And COVID-19: What You Need To Know Fever And COVID-19: What You Need To Know Fever And COVID-19: What You Need To Know Fever And COVID-19: What You Need To Know


Not only is fever one of the most recognizable symptoms of COVID-19, it is also one of the most common, impacting nearly 88% of those...

Coping With COVID-19: Ways To Care For Your Mental Health And Well-Being Coping With COVID-19: Ways To Care For Your Mental Health And Well-Being Coping With COVID-19: Ways To Care For Your Mental Health And Well-Being Coping With COVID-19: Ways To Care For Your Mental Health And Well-Being


When it comes to dealing with something as unpredictable and frightening as the current pandemic, taking care of your mental health is an...

Asbestos In The Workplace: Measures An Employer Must Take To Ensure Employee Safety Asbestos In The Workplace: Measures An Employer Must Take To Ensure Employee Safety Asbestos In The Workplace: Measures An Employer Must Take To Ensure Employee Safety Asbestos In The Workplace: Measures An Employer Must Take To Ensure Employee Safety


Asbestos is the number one cause of workplace-related deaths around the world — here's what you need to know to keep your employees safe.

8 Tips To Successfully Transition To Working Remotely During The COVID-19 Pandemic 8 Tips To Successfully Transition To Working Remotely During The COVID-19 Pandemic 8 Tips To Successfully Transition To Working Remotely During The COVID-19 Pandemic 8 Tips To Successfully Transition To Working Remotely During The COVID-19 Pandemic


Many employees and employers are facing a whole new world of work — here are some tips to navigate the transition.

Cannabis Edibles: What You Need To Know Cannabis Edibles: What You Need To Know Cannabis Edibles: What You Need To Know Cannabis Edibles: What You Need To Know


Edibles are an increasingly popular option for cannabis consumers, but there are a few key points you need to understand.

Coal Dust: What Is It, And Why Is It Dangerous? Coal Dust: What Is It, And Why Is It Dangerous? Coal Dust: What Is It, And Why Is It Dangerous? Coal Dust: What Is It, And Why Is It Dangerous?


This substance, found in industries such as mining, can have a huge impact on workers' health.

5 Jobs That Lead To Hearing Loss And What Measures You Can Take 5 Jobs That Lead To Hearing Loss And What Measures You Can Take 5 Jobs That Lead To Hearing Loss And What Measures You Can Take 5 Jobs That Lead To Hearing Loss And What Measures You Can Take


Hearing problems affect over 11% of the working population, and almost one-quarter of these were the result of workplace exposure. Here are...

Safety Sensitive Positions and Marijuana: How to Protect Your Team Safety Sensitive Positions and Marijuana: How to Protect Your Team Safety Sensitive Positions and Marijuana: How to Protect Your Team Safety Sensitive Positions and Marijuana: How to Protect Your Team


Navigating the complex rules around marijuana use can be tough for employers — here are a few tips to ensure your team is safe and...

Keeping Your Workforce Safe: Effective Ways to Avoid Workplace Injuries Keeping Your Workforce Safe: Effective Ways to Avoid Workplace Injuries Keeping Your Workforce Safe: Effective Ways to Avoid Workplace Injuries Keeping Your Workforce Safe: Effective Ways to Avoid Workplace Injuries


Every industry has a unique set of dangers and risks — here are ways to help your workers mitigate any potential dangers.

Understanding an Invalid Drug Test: 7 Questions to Follow Up With Understanding an Invalid Drug Test: 7 Questions to Follow Up With Understanding an Invalid Drug Test: 7 Questions to Follow Up With Understanding an Invalid Drug Test: 7 Questions to Follow Up With


So you've received an invalid drug test result — here are a few questions that will help you explain the best course of action to take...

The Dangerous Effects of Sleep Debt In the Workplace The Dangerous Effects of Sleep Debt In the Workplace The Dangerous Effects of Sleep Debt In the Workplace The Dangerous Effects of Sleep Debt In the Workplace


Sleep is essential to our functioning as humans, and chronic sleep deprivation is a problem that puts companies, their workers and the...

Types of Drug and Alcohol Testing Training: How to Choose the Right One for Your Workplace Types of Drug and Alcohol Testing Training: How to Choose the Right One for Your Workplace Types of Drug and Alcohol Testing Training: How to Choose the Right One for Your Workplace Types of Drug and Alcohol Testing Training: How to Choose the Right One for Your Workplace


You want your employees to be well educated on drug and alcohol testing — but which type of training is the right fit?

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