May 2, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Making the Most of May’s Mental Health Awareness Month

While we may see lots of colleagues during the course of a normal workday, do we really “see” them? In an age where people often have more profound conversations over their smartphones than face to face, detachment and nonchalance can creep into workplace interactions. But in that indifference, we might be missing some hints of 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 »

January 18, 2019 - Heather Jackson

5 Best Practice Tips to Manage Employee Absence

One of the greatest ongoing challenges for employers is effectively monitoring, controlling and reducing absenteeism. While no one can altogether prevent injury from taking place, you can take measures to minimize the time your employees spend away from work. How to Lower the Risk According to the OSHA, 4.1 million U.S. employees experience work-related injuries 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 »

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 22, 2018 - Heather Jackson

4 Ways to Support An Employee’s Return to Work

As an employer, you’ve figured out what accommodations need to be made when an employee goes out on leave. But what happens when they return to work? No matter how long an employee is gone, returning to work can be a challenging time for both the employee and the employer. Here are 3 powerful ways Read More »

August 8, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

How Does Employee Absence Affect Your Bottom Line?

Over $250 billion is spent each year in the U.S. on employee absence costs. It affects an organization on every level, from their overall rate of productivity, to the employer’s bottom line. Learn how it’s affecting your business–and a simple way to manage it from here on out (it’s easier than you think!) What Is 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 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 »