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Beyond the Ambulance: On-Site Paramedic Staffing

Beyond the Ambulance: On-Site Paramedic Staffing

The face of occupational health and safety is changing. Many manufacturing facilities have realized that having a paramedic on-site has many benefits. Paramedics today are stepping into the occupational health setting by staffing on-site clinics and providing medical care to employees,...

Problems with Non-Compliance?

Problems with Non-Compliance?

I am sure that your occupational health and safety programs always run smoothly, with never a hiccup.  No one questions the policies in place, your employees follow procedures to the "letter of the law" always do what they are supposed to, right?  Unfortunately, we all know this is...

Presenteeism and its Impact in the Workplace

Presenteeism and its Impact in the Workplace

Absenteeism is only one part of the problem when it comes to employee health. Presenteeism, or being on the job, but not working at full capacity also links to an impact on the direct and in-direct costs for an employer. In a 2004 study of the problem, the Harvard Business Review noted...

Measuring the Value of Your Occupational Health Program

Measuring the Value of Your Occupational Health Program

“If You Can't Measure It, You Can't Improve It.” Management thinker, Peter Drucker, is often quoted as saying that "you can't manage what you can't measure." Drucker means that you can't know whether or not you are successful unless success is defined and tracked. Quantifying Your OH...

Onsite Employer Based Clinics: Managing Population Health

Onsite Employer Based Clinics: Managing Population Health

Promoting health, improving workplace productivity, reducing absenteeism and controlling workers compensation as well as short and long-term disability spend is a daunting task for US companies. Employers of all dimensions and business types, either fully insured or self-insured, are...

Developing Your Leadership Brand

Developing Your Leadership Brand

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” - Indira Gandhi   Harvard Business Review defines a leadership brand as the following: “a leadership brand conveys your identity and...

I Thought the Flu Season Was Over…

I Thought the Flu Season Was Over…

Not even close. The CDC reports widespread activity in 43 states, including all of the Deep South, Southeast, and Middle Atlantic. Many of these states are currently heading toward or reaching their peak. For example, North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services reported a...

2013 Flu Season is Around the Corner

2013 Flu Season is Around the Corner

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this illness. While there are many different flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect against the three main...