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    Building a Better Handle: How a Simple Ergonomic Solution Reduced MSDs

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Best Practices for Hiring and Retaining Older Workers

The fact that our workforce is aging1 has been viewed with alarm in some quarters—but a realistic assessment accentuates the positive. On the Society for Human Resource Management web site, Dana Wilkie points out that older workers, blue-collar...
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eBook: Injury Prevention and the Older Worker

Posted February 18, 2019 in Safety , ebook
As America’s workforce ages, concerns about reducing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other injuries among this growing segment are increasing. Employers value these experienced workers—and with good reason.
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The Aging Workforce: A Silver Lining For Employers

It’s no secret the workforce is aging at a rapid pace. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics, 1 in 4 of the 164 million labor force will be 55 and older by 2024. There are many reasons for this changing demographic including lower...
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Early Intervention to Boost Retention

Every employer wants a healthy, injury-free work force to get the job done. Safety is crucial here.
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Infographic: Ready, Set, Retain

Posted January 14, 2019 in Infographic , Safety , Employee Retention
Employee retention—making sure you hold on to good employees—is one of the most significant but most easily overlooked ways to make, and keep, your organization profitable. When the replacement cost of a blue collar employee is an average of 20%...
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Training Camps: Acclimating New Employees to Your Atmosphere

Posted January 08, 2019 in Injury Prevention , Training , Employee Retention
Employers today are paying more and more attention to the “hiring experience”—the first impression the company makes on its new hires. That’s because a good impression out of the gate can set the stage for employee loyalty—and employee retention.
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eBook: The Impact of Training and Safety Programs on Employee Retention

Posted January 03, 2019 in Safety , ebook
Employee retention—making sure you hold on to good employees—is one of the most significant but most easily overlooked ways to make, and keep, your organization profitable. When the replacement cost of a blue collar employee is an average of 20%...
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Infographic: A Tale of Two Injuries

Posted December 18, 2018 in Infographic , Safety , Perception Matters , Early Intervention
It might surprise you to know that the way pain actually works is not widely understood and that the worker’s perception of a threat is what dictates the intensity of their pain experience. 
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Pain Science & Onsite Early Intervention

Posted December 12, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Pain
Recount the last time an employee at your facility had a “sprain” or “strain” incident and off they went to the clinic. They came back after 3 days off, were put on 800mg Ibuprofen and a 10-pound restriction. They were told that if it doesn’t...
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How Can the Same Injury Have Two Very Different Outcomes?

Posted December 10, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Pain
  As a Safety or Risk Manager, have you ever wondered how two separate workers who seemingly have the same injury end up with drastically different outcomes? One is willing to work through it while the other has a surgery and ends up on...
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