March 22, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Why Are Young Workers Getting Injured So Often? 3 Solutions

The younger demographic in the workplace is facing a greater risk for injury than their (older) peers. Is it due to inexperience, overconfidence – or something much more than that altogether? Let’s dive in and find out! The Stats Facing Young Workers Today One of the biggest risks young workers face is not yet having Read More »

March 15, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Legalized Marijuana at Work: 3 Ways to Manage Your Drug Program

It used to be that if you showed up high on the job, you were terminated on the spot. It was clean and simple for employers – you have a pothead employee that doesn’t follow the strict “No Drugs” policy, and that was immediate grounds for firing. Now, medical marijuana has become the new ‘super Read More »

February 22, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Essential Occupational Health: Programs Your Employees Need Most

Managing a safe workforce requires time – time that can easily affect your bottom line if injuries aren’t prevented properly and treated appropriately.   What issues make up the biggest expense and bear the heaviest burden for you? Careless slip and falls? Long-term disease caused by insufficient PPE’s? Workers’ comp claims? Feeling like managing it has Read More »

February 8, 2019 - Heather Jackson

How Do You Create a Sustainable Safety Culture?

What’s the real secret to achieving a healthy and safe work culture, week after week, and month after month? That there isn’t a secret at all. To achieve a strong and healthy work culture, it’s directly dependent on the occupational health resources you have in place to both help prevent injury, and keep employees safe Read More »

January 21, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Injury Rise Per Industry – Your 2019 Guide

Every organization will be impacted by employee injury. As the employer, you’ll be hit financially with direct medical costs, but your entire workforce will be hit with the indirect impact (absence of a full workforce, loss of productivity, overtime to replace the injured worker). By staying on top of injury trends, you can take preventative 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 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 26, 2018 - Heather Jackson

What Does an Employee Injury Cost?

Employee injury of any magnitude (no matter how minor or major it may be) can amount to the employer paying a steep price. Learn what an employee’s workplace injury really costs you and a simple solution to keep your workforce safer than ever! What is a Workplace Injury Costing You? As an employer, it’s important 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 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. Why Sleep Deprivation Read More »