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 »

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 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 »

October 16, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Silica Testing Solutions For a Healthier Workforce

OSHA has set a new silica standard in place, beginning June 23, 2018 – which affects over 2 million workers exposed to crystalline silica in the United States. Silica exposure can cause dangerous diseases including: active tuberculosis, kidney disease, lung cancer and silicosis. In an effort to stay compliant and keep their workforce healthy and safe, silica Read More »

September 18, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Workplace Injury IS Preventable…Here’s How

Nobody wants to have an injury on their watch. Yet every 7 seconds an employee becomes injured at work! Aside from the financial implications for the employer, the long term effects to the employee are often severe and debilitating. The truth about injury prevention is simple: most work-related injuries are preventable. By focusing on health Read More »

September 12, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Who’s At Risk For Beryllium Exposure?

Used in everything from electronic components to aerospace materials, beryllium has the potential to put employees’ health at risk when exposed.  But who specifically is at risk? How dangerous can it be? Let’s take a look. Industries at Risk  Employees within various trades and industries may be exposed to inhaled beryllium or beryllium alloys, including: Read More »

September 10, 2018 - Heather Jackson

4 Ways to Improve Construction Site Safety

If you’re a supervisor or manager in the construction industry, it’s not enough to expect safety out of your employees. You must make safety a priority by leading with example before the shift begins and throughout. Planning, training  and providing employees with a safe working environment is the key to keeping workers free of injury. Here’s Read More »

August 29, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Employee Absence Costs Are On The Rise – Here’s the Answer

An employee who is on leave affects the productivity and morale of an organization in many different ways.  How do you have a viable impact on rising employee healthcare and absenteeism costs? By implementing an effective Return to Work Program! Benefits of a Return to Work Program Return to Work (RTW) does more than just Read More »

August 23, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Do You Know How The Reasonable Suspicion Process Works?

Have you ever had a hunch an employee was under the influence of drugs or alcohol but you weren’t quite sure how to act on it? According to the The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, employers lose $100 billion a year due to substance abuse alone. This can come in the form of Read More »

August 3, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

How Do You Hire The ‘Right’ Employee For The Job?

Do you want to hire the RIGHT employee for the job? Knowing whether a candidate is able to perform their job is the key to growing your business. So, why are so many employers still getting it WRONG? If they are unable to do the job, it will only be a matter of time before Read More »