Health and Safety
Simple ideas for creating a workplace culture that promotes a healthy and happy workforce.
Discussion of the safety concerns of prescription drug use in the workplace and how laws impact what employers can do.
Discussion of Consortium Third Party Administrators (C/TPAs) and how they fit into a DOT mandated drug and alcohol testing program.
Discussion of best practices for creating and managing a a workplace drug and alcohol program.
Introduction to asbestos in the workplace, lung testing, and control measures.
What is Considered Reasonable Suspicion? A Look at the Criteria for With Cause Drug Testing in the Workplace
More than a coworker's report of an employee using drugs is required for reasonable suspicion drug testing. Discussion of the regulations...
Discussion of the risks of high blood pressure and the benefits of high blood pressure screening and control in the workplace.
Movement education is a vital part of an overall injury management and ergonomics program.
An introduction to fit-for-work testing, the steps involved, and how it can benefit employers and employees.
Discussion of the importance and legalities of fit testing for employees required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)
Introduction to the purpose and process of hazard identification studies in the workplace.
Planning for an emergency is vital but part of planning that is sometimes overlooked is the need for trained medical professionals...
Discussing the dangers of fatigue with night shift workers and how this affects employer risk.
State and federal laws differ on the legality of use of medical marijuana.
The best Twitter feeds to follow about workplace wellness.
The top Twitter accounts to follow in order to stay up to date on the latest in ergonomics in the workplace.
Information on the most important negative health effects of noise exposure in the workplace.
Exploring 7 ways that ergonomic workstations improve worker productivity and a company's bottom line.
An introduction to conducting an ergonomic assessment of employee lifting, identifying hazards, and how to mitigate injury risks.