January 24, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Will You Detect Edible Marijuana Before It Causes An Injury?

As an employer, you want to trust that when employees arrive for work each day, they are presenting their “best self”. Productive.  Safe.  Contributing to your businesses goals and objectives. But what happens when that integrity is called into question?  Do you really know what you are up against? How confident are your impairment detection Read More »

January 14, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Could Workplace Bullying Become Your Next Safety Issue?

Gone are the days of considering bullying, harassment, and violence only the problems of your human resource department.  They are now your next safety issue in the workplace! As explained at the 2018 Safety Leadership Conference, what ends as a violent act starts out slowly as incivility, or the intent to harm a worker. Negative Read More »

January 10, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Shocking Truth: Automated External Defibrillators Saves Lives

With over 6,000 workplace fatalities reported to OSHA each year including heart attacks, electric shock and asphyxia, we have to ask ourselves: “Is there something more we could be doing from a first-aid standpoint to save employee lives in the workplace?”  According to OSHA, there is! How AEDs Work As referenced in OSHA’s Best Practices Read More »

January 7, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

How to Save a Life in the Workplace with CPR

Did you know there are over 220,000 victims of sudden cardiac arrest per year in the United States with approximately 10,000 occurring in the workplace? Would you be surprised to know that waiting for the arrival of emergency medical system personnel results in only 5-7% survival? When emergency strikes in the workplace, knowing how to Read More »

December 13, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Improve Your Health and Safety Culture in the New Year

While December is typically a time to reflect back on accomplishments, it also presents an opportunity to assess  your health and safety culture. But how? We’ll show you in just a few simple steps! Safety Culture Improvement Tips Do any of the following statements describe your organization? If not, this is the perfect time to get Read More »

December 6, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

3 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Sprain/Strain Injuries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, sprains and strain injury accounted for 43 percent of the 1.3 million injuries and illnesses in private industry that required recuperation away from work.  But, could we be sabotaging the recovery progression of sprain/strain injuries by the manner in which they are managed? Here are the three most Read More »

December 5, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

5 Holiday Workplace Safety Concerns (+Solutions!)

Festive celebrations, flickering lights and a flurry of activities are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they can also lead to dangers in the workplace. Keep your employees safe by keeping these five dangers commonplace during the holidays! 1. Fatigue Of all of the months to keep a close eye on having tired employees at Read More »

November 27, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

The 411 on First Aid Measures

Nobody likes them, but sometimes they happen…injuries and illnesses that is!  But does every injury and illness require formal medical treatment, resulting in a recordable outcome? Not if you know your OSHA First Aid Treatments. What is First Aid? First aid is medical attention that is typically administered immediately after an injury or illness occurs. Read More »

November 19, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

What Type of Testing Should You Require to Return to Work?

With over $250 billion being spent each year on employee absences, it’s only natural to want your employees back on the job as soon as possible, right? But, following an extended absence for illness or injury, there is one question you have to ask:  “Will the employee be able to safely perform their regular duties?” Read More »

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 »