eBook: Wellness Programs are Dead So Now What!?

In recent years, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding wellness and safety solutions for employers throughout the U.S., with decision-makers focused on reducing costs in two areas: preventable health conditions and preventable workplace...
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Human-Centric Design: Adjustability is the Key

It’s no secret that humans are all shapes and sizes. All you have to do to see these different sizes is look around you while you are at work, the grocery store, the airport, a sporting event, etc. How do we account for these different sizes of...
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The Benefits of Creating an Age-Friendly Workplace

The American workforce is aging, as workers live longer and postpone retirement. In the face of these demographic facts, the concept of the “age-friendly workplace” is emerging from academic research into implementation.1
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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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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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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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Which Jobs to Prioritize in a Job Safety Analysis

Posted November 26, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
Here are 6 recommendations to consider when identifying job/tasks for review via a JSA or JHA.
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4 Key Steps of a Job Safety Analysis

Posted November 08, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
A Job Safety Analysis (JSA), also known as a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), is a technique that focuses on job tasks as a way to identify hazards before they occur. It focuses on the relationship between the worker, the task, the tools, and the work...
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