November 16, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Drug Deterrence: Expect the Unexpected

With one in six on-the-job fatalities being associated with drug and alcohol, I think it’s safe to say, we all agree there’s a problem.  The question is whether you will take a position and be part of the solution. Random Drug Testing – Why it Works Contrary to what many people believe, the goal of Read More »

November 14, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Can Recordable Injuries Be Preventable?

Are your recordable injuries higher than you want them to be? If so. here’s the good news: most workplace injuries can be prevented – with the right plan in place. This article will teach you how. Improved Knowledge Results in Reduced Risk Every 7 seconds, a worker is injured on the job. This resulted in Read More »

November 12, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Cold Weather Injury Prevention: Slips, Trips and Falls

Brr…it’s getting cold outside – how safe are your employees when the temperature drops? From discomfort to cold-related illness and injury, working in the cold without the proper gear and safety protocol is no laughing matter. Learn what you can do to protect your workers as the winter weather approaches – without it impacting your Read More »

November 8, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

What’s the Risk in Working While Sick?

Do you have employees that come to work, but may not feel well enough to perform their duties? While some employees might consider themselves heroes or dedicated, there is actually a term for it – presenteeism. The unfortunate truth is, being sick can lead to injury on the job – costing the employer BIG, and Read More »

November 6, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

My Employee Is Injured – What Do I Do?

It’s a basic fact:  where you have employees (sooner or later) you’ll have workplace injuries on your hands. In the U.S. it’s actually every 7 seconds to be exact.  But what’s important is having a plan to effectively manage them. Wondering what such a plan should include? Axiom recommends an easy 3 step process for Read More »

November 2, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

New OSHA Changes – Safety Incentive and Post Incident Testing Approved!

At last, new guidance has been issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regarding safety incentive policies and post-incident testing. On Oct. 11, 2018, OSHA issued a Standard Interpretation Memorandum, clarifying their position on safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing. According to the guidance, such tests and programs are permitted if properly Read More »

October 31, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen – Too Dangerous to Administer?

Despite the many different brand names, there are two major types of over-the-counter medications for pain.  Acetaminophen (aka: Tylenol) and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as Advil, Motrin, Aleve, etc. But when it comes to the health and safety of employee injuries, there are two  questions when it comes to these common over the counter Read More »

October 30, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Silica Testing – How to Comply With The New Standard

If you attended this year’s #NSCExpo, you may have noticed an emphasis on silica protection and compliance. During last Monday’s session, experts dove deep into the OSHA mandated regulations for silica exposure, and the challenges high risk industries face. In particular, safety experts addressed how the construction industry is approaching compliance, versus those that fall Read More »

October 26, 2018 - Heather Jackson

MCE18 – Will you Be There?

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE) brings together trucking executives from across the country for the one can’t-miss event of the year! Will you be there? Here’s why you don’t want to miss it! Boost Your Sales Did you know that the trucking industry is a $603 billion market? Attend MCE Read More »

October 24, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

How Will The Flu Virus Affect Your Business?

Flu season affects employers in every industry, far and wide. The question is, how hard will it affect your bottom line this year – and what can you do to prevent it from costing you in lost productivity, healthcare costs and employee absence? Let’s find out! What is a Flu Season? Although the flu virus Read More »