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Russell Richer

Russell Richer

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Russell Richer’s 17-year corporate career has him well positioned to provide high-level, lead-generating B2B communications. Russell studied accounting, finance, and management through Level IV of the Certified Management Accountants (CMA) of Ontario during his corporate career. He has been working in internet marketing since 2004 adding his copywriting credentials in 2007 through American Writers and Artists (AWAI). You can reach Russell at www.richercommunications.com.

 

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Onsite Health Clinics aren’t just for the Fortune 500

Onsite Health Clinics aren’t just for the Fortune 500

“An Employee Maintenance Center is like a tune up center for your body. It a cross between a health club and a medical center.” ~ Trent Shuford – CEO InjuryFree It’s not only companies like Sprint, Toyota, U.S. Steel and…

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Ergonomics is a Good Fit for Safety

Ergonomics is a Good Fit for Safety

Ergonomics Offers a Lot More Benefits than Just Injury Prevention Every lost-time workplace injury costs a company an average of $38,000 in direct costs. To recover these costs, a company earning 5% net profit would need to generate an extra…

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Ebola – Emergency Preparedness Plan?

Ebola – Emergency Preparedness Plan?

Did anyone foresee an Ebola Outbreak in their Emergency Preparedness Plan? Recent events remind us that no matter how much you prepare, the unthinkable can happen. That’s why organizations prepare disaster recovery plans. Most, however, haven’t went to the trouble…

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Can You Trust Employee Health and Wellness to Conventional Medicine?

Can You Trust Employee Health and Wellness to Conventional Medicine?

The United States is the global leader in healthcare spending but its results are dismal, according to several organizations. The latest report is from the Social Progress Index and the results are revealing. According to the report, the United States…

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Transforming Organizational Safety Culture through Lean Management

Transforming Organizational Safety Culture through Lean Management

“It is not the elements of one’s safety program that will get one to world-class safety, it is when you impact the culture so that every individual, without exception makes safety their daily priority.” ~ author Robert Hafey of “Lean…

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Getting to Zero: An Ergonomic Injury Prevention Case Study

Getting to Zero: An Ergonomic Injury Prevention Case Study

Musculoskeletal disorders among American workers have plateaued in recent years. In 2012, ergonomic injuries in the workplace accounted for 34 percent of all occupational injuries and illnesses, according to BLS stats. Further statistics also reveal that workplace musculoskeletal disorder injuries…

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Getting to Zero: An Ergonomic Injury Prevention Case Study

Getting to Zero: An Ergonomic Injury Prevention Case Study

Musculoskeletal disorders among American workers have plateaued in recent years. In 2012, ergonomic injuries in the workplace accounted for 34 percent of all occupational injuries and illnesses, according to BLS stats. Further statistics also reveal that workplace musculoskeletal disorder injuries…

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Do Onsite Health Centers Provide a Positive ROI?

Do Onsite Health Centers Provide a Positive ROI?

Surprisingly, most employers (53%) are uncertain whether onsite health centers are providing a positive return-on-investment even though nearly 75% of executives have very high support for the centers, according to a 2012 study by Towers Watson. High management support however, indicates that most executives believe onsite health centers achieve considerable reductions in...

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OSHA Update 04.22.2013

OSHA Update 04.22.2013

National League of Cities Launch Awareness Campaign for Construction Falls “Plan. Provide. Train” is the motto of the National League of Cities Risk Information Sharing Consortium. They are “spreading the word to state municipalities about the Campaign to Prevent Fatal…

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Reduce MSDs: Avoid these 5 Ergonomic Mistakes

Reduce MSDs: Avoid these 5 Ergonomic Mistakes

The cost of musculoskeletal injuries can run into tens of thousands of dollars and is the primary reason most companies strive to improve ergonomics in the workplace. (Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a program designed to heal MSDs in the workplace?) Many companies are not seeing the results they anticipated due to these five ergonomic mistakes...

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