July 19, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

How Should Employees Prepare for Their Respirator Fit Test?

While most employees understand the importance of protecting themselves from the hazards of respirable dust, fumes and gases, their anxiety levels tend to rise the moment the “testing” term comes into play. Want to put their mind at ease? Consider sharing the following respirator fit testing preparation tips! Medical Evaluation Questionnaire Explain to the employee Read More »

July 18, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

What Medications are Increasing Your Risk of a Heat Related Illness?

Ask anyone who has ever worked in emergency medicine and they will quickly explain, “It’s not what we see on the external surface that bring us the most worry; the real danger lies within.” As a nurse who has ridden the summer waves of treating high volumes of heat-related illnesses and injuries, each year it Read More »

July 13, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

5 Excuses Employees Give to Escape Reasonable Suspicion Testing

“You know, Ryan’s behavior seems a little bit peculiar today,” you think to yourself.  I wonder if he could be under the influence of something.” As a supervisor working closely with employees, you are often the first line of defense when it comes to recognizing signs of drug or alcohol impairment and maintaining a safe Read More »

July 12, 2018 - Heather Jackson

How Can Employers Help to Reduce the Risk of Injury in the Workplace?

Do you have a high number of employee injuries and aren’t sure how to solve this (often expensive) problem? We’ve got the solution, and it all comes down to a super simple and effective safety checklist! Injuries Can Be Prevented  According to a recent research study done on workplace accidents, over 99 percent of employee Read More »

July 9, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

5 Easily Mistakable Signs Your Body Is Trying To Say It’s Thirsty

Your body will always send a message it’s dehydrated, but will you pick up on the signs? When it comes to working outdoors in the heat, dehydration can sneak up on you, and if you’ve got employees exposed to the heat all day long, their rate of dehydration can quickly turn deadly. Let’s take a look Read More »

July 6, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Does It Matter If Your Employees Are Tired At Work?

Do your employees ever come to work tired or sluggish? Do they have a chronic case of ‘the Monday’s?’ If so, poor sleep may be to blame! Read on to learn why sleepiness causes a high risk of injury and how you (as the employer) can create a safer workplace for all. Did you know… Read More »

July 6, 2018 - Heather Jackson

3 Techniques For Effective Leadership (+ One Secret to Easily Execute It)

Being a great leader isn’t really about you—it’s about your employees. In order to motivate the masses, you’ve got to set an example for everyone to follow—and that really means keeping your employees happy and healthy at work. Here are three powerful ways to motivate your employees to up their game so you can boost Read More »

July 3, 2018 - Heather Jackson

4 Ways to Prevent Strains and Sprains At Work

If you don’t take action immediately after spraining your ankle or wrist at work, it can lead to a long lasting (and painful) injury. In addition to lingering symptoms, you may also be faced with lost wages and an expensive trip to the doctor.  Want to avoid sprains altogether? We’re revealing the top 4 ways Read More »

July 2, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Psst…Want In On Our Little Secret?

For 19 years, Axiom has provided occupational health solutions to clients and their workers, impacting over 1 million employees worldwide! But lately, we’ve been busier than ever. As we remain passionately dedicated to transforming occupational medicine for our clients with 24/7 support…. …we’ve also been hard at work behind the scenes creating a brand new Read More »

June 27, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Early and Often Silica Testing Could Have Changed Carl’s Life

Spend less than a minute with Carl and you can immediately see his pride and joy comes from Charlie, his varsity baseball playing grandson.  Carl recites batting averages and game stats as though he were the one playing in the game. Unfortunately, Carl has to watch the games not from the stands, but from videos Read More »