From National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – Read full article Outdoor workers are exposed to many types of hazards that depend on their type of work, geographic region, season, and duration of time they are outside. Employers should train outdoor workers about their workplace hazards, including hazard identification and recommendations for preventing and […]
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In a tiny hot metal room at the University of Ottawa, Katrin Bachmann was hard at work, pumping her legs on a recumbent bicycle. Hooked up to machines that monitored her breathing, her heart rate and her body temperature, the 51-year-old was sweating for science: to help researchers better understand how middle-aged and older adults… […]
HEAT ILLNESS CAN BE DEADLY. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable. Employers are responsible for providing workplaces that are safe from excessive heat. Read more here.
What if I told you that you could invest one dollar in your business that would generate three dollars in return. Is that an investment you would make? That’s how much you can save by investing in corporate wellness. Programs that reduce health care costs, increase productivity, decrease absenteeism, and increase job satisfaction are well […]
On-site and Near-site clinics are quickly becoming the proactive solution for organizations seeking to control health care costs.