August 23, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Is More Legislation Needed to Protect Workers Against Heat Stress?

Given that heat stress killed 783 workers and caused serious injuries to 69,374 others between 1992 and 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, lawmakers appear to be taking a closer look at OSHA regulations. A new bill in the House of Representatives would require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to establish federal Read More »

July 19, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

5 CDC Sun-Safe Strategies

Did you know that every year, Americans lose more than $100 million in productivity because of restricted activity or absence from work due to skin cancer? Skin cancer can be serious, expensive, and sometimes even deadly. Skin cancer cases continue to increase in the United States. Fortunately, most skin cancers can be prevented. As The Read More »

July 23, 2018 - Heather Jackson

3 Ways To Keep Employees Safe From A Heat Related Injury (Free Safety Tool Included!)

Heat stress can lead to a serious injury on the job when precautions aren’t taken. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heat stress causes over 650 deaths each year. This makes up for more deaths than hurricanes, lightening, floods and tornado related deaths combined! Workers most commonly experience heat related illness and 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 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 »