Category: Occupational Health

Do Antibody Tests for COVID-19 Ensure a Safe Return to Work?

Posted: May 27, 2020

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As companies race to do testing, there’s much to keep in mind. Employers are gearing up to either reopen their businesses or take steps to ensure the safety of their employees who will be working side-by-side once more. This prospect has ignited a focus on antibody testing for COVID-19. Antibodies are proteins the body makes [...] Read Post

Health and Well-Being Emergency Preparedness: Guidance for Employers and Employees

Posted: March 23, 2020

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During emergent health situations, such as the one we are facing now with COVID-19, we understand that employers could benefit from support and guidance with keeping their employees’ well-being intact. Whether employees are coming into the office, holding down operations in a manufacturing facility, or working remotely, there are many factors to consider, including [...] Read Post

Worker safety and health absolutely affect your bottom line

Posted: January 30, 2020

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Occupational health, behavioral health, and physical health are connected What employer doesn’t want to shore up their workforce? Many studies have shown that encouraging employee health and taking steps toward a healthy workplace culture will reap benefits for employees and employers alike. Here are some examples: A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition [...] Read Post

Reduce Employee Absences by Preventing Spread of Flu

Posted: September 24, 2019

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As we head into October, we are reminded that flu season is straight ahead. The good news is, it’s becoming easier to get vaccinated against various strains of influenza. Hospitals and pharmacies are stepping up and offering clinics and even drive-through centers in some cases. Employers, too, can play a role to help their employees [...] Read Post

A Wake-up Call about Sleepiness and Fatigue at Work

Posted: June 17, 2019

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According to a national poll administered by the American Sleep Foundation, more than one-third of the U.S. workforce report daytime sleepiness, which amounts to approximately 5.7 million individuals, or roughly the entire population of Denmark.* Fatigue and sleepiness are considered serious workplace hazards. They are different, but can be experienced together. Sleepiness refers to the [...] Read Post