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 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 23, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Does a Respirator Fit Change Over Time?

Like it or not, everything changes–including respirator fit equipment! As an employer, would you be able to recognize what those physical changes are to keep your employees safe at work? What about how frequently you should provide fit testing for employees? If you don’t know the right answers to these problems, you’ve got an expensive problem Read More »

August 21, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

3 Key Indicators You Need An Occupational Health Program

You may think an occupational health program is a complex undertaking, right?  Wrong! Employee health doesn’t have to be hard. Learn how to achieve a streamlined occupational health program for your entire workforce, keeping dollars in your pocket from day one! What Is Occupational Health? Safety doesn’t have to be complicated. To keep workers safe, healthy and Read More »

August 15, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Do Your Employees Know How to Prevent Silica Exposure?

When we think of hazards in the workplace, our minds typically focus on physical accidents.  But could employees be at risk for injury while doing their regular jobs? Absolutely!– if they are exposed to silica. Why is Silica Dangerous? Although crystalline silica dust may seem harmless, due to the particles being at least 100 times 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 »

July 31, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Are You Applying The 4 Elements Of An Effective Safety Program?

Is the cost of employee injury weighing heavily on your mind? Do you wonder how you can create a more effective way to boost productivity, and keep expensive worker’s comp claims down? ‘ Effective employee safety and health doesn’t happen by accident and it’s not a random occurrence. The good news? An effective health and Read More »

July 27, 2018 - Heather Jackson

What’s The Key to Preventing High Risk Hires?

How do you know the people you hire will be physically strong enough to do their job? How will you ensure they can safely handle the repetitive motions of their job without a high risk of injury? That’s where Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) come in! Read on to learn all about how FCEs can help you Read More »

July 23, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

6 Tips For Keeping Drivers Safe On The Road

Trucking is truly the backbone of America – with truck drivers carrying 80 percent of all cargo in the U.S. If you bought it, they brought it! The trucking industry is also one of the most dangerous. With over 3.5 million drivers in the industry who put their life at risk delivering an array of 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 »