Tag: Safety

Populytics Names Scott Appnel Manager, Business Development

Posted: February 28, 2019

Populytics Inc., wholly owned data analytics and population health management subsidiary of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), has appointed Scott Appnel as Manager, Business Development. In this role, Appnel has oversight of the sales, account management, and growth of the Network’s employer health solutions, including corporate wellness, behavioral health, and occupational health. With this transition, [...] Read Post

The 2018 OSHA Best Practices Workshop

Posted: November 19, 2018

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Exchanging ideas on employee safety, learning about corporate wellness What happens when you get environmental health and safety managers from a varied cross-section of regional businesses together in one room? You get ideas, innovation, and momentum! That was the case at Knoll, the East Greenville, Pa. furniture manufacturing company that hosted the 9th annual 2018 [...] Read Post

Mental Health at Work: It’s Time to Start Talking about It

Posted: September 24, 2018

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“Mental illness is the single greatest cause of worker disability in the United States.” – National Alliance on Mental Illness Considering this startling fact, you may wonder why there isn’t more focus on mental health in the workplace. Our experience as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider to hundreds of small and large businesses has [...] Read Post

Use of Illicit Drugs by U.S. Workers on the Rise

Posted: July 24, 2018

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HealthWorks Expands Drug Testing Program with Oral Fluid Collection Device The national focus on prescription opioids has driven abuse of those drugs down over the last year, according to a 2018 report in the Wall Street Journal. That’s the good news. Even so, the number of American workers testing positive for cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana [...] Read Post

Caring for the Caregivers at Work

Posted: January 25, 2016

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Larry (identity changed) was a single father who shared with me a terrifying experience he had recently. You see, Larry went into a diabetic coma, and was fortunately found by another family member who contacted emergency medical services. While speaking with him, the nurse and health coach in me wondered if this hard working father [...] Read Post