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Video: What if we could address peoples pain at work before the pain could be come a work place claim?

Video: What if we could address peoples pain at work before the pain could be come a work place claim?

This video will take you down how the BEEA+ Process can help companies reduce and even eliminate work place injuries.

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Why American Companies are Utilizing Workplace Health Centers for Employee Wellnes

Why American Companies are Utilizing Workplace Health Centers for Employee Wellnes

With U.S. employers paying more than 36% more for healthcare than five years ago, many are choosing workplace health centers to cut costs while keeping their employees healthy. Workplace health centers contribute to not only lower healthcare costs but offer…

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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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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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Just Sitting There? Move! Stretches You Can Do At Your Desk All Day

Just Sitting There? Move! Stretches You Can Do At Your Desk All Day

Almost nothing can be worse for your body than sitting at a desk all day with little or no exercise or movement. You may take an hour lunch but your body is still sitting in virtually the same position for eight hours each day. Even if you have a regular exercise regimen for after work, it still doesn't take the place of the inactivity your body experiences all day. This inactivity can cause a lot of stiffness and soreness, which often leads to injuries. Many of us don't have good posture to start with and don't need any help making it even worse, such as sitting all day in one position with...

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Harvard Study: Wellness Programs in the Workplace Reduce Medical Costs

Harvard Study: Wellness Programs in the Workplace Reduce Medical Costs

“This average return on investment suggests that the wider adoption of such programs could prove beneficial for budgets and productivity as well as health outcomes,” a 2010 Harvard study revealed. With healthcare costs increasing at an alarming rate due to employee illness, injury, and absenteeism, and with 60% of U.S. employees having company-paid healthcare coverage, employers are searching for answers to control spiraling medical expenses. Many companies are finding that an investment in workplace health and wellness programs create a win-win-win situation...

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Unexpected Impact of a Small Problem

Unexpected Impact of a Small Problem

Jim Mongelli looked down to see the crimson stain of blood coming from his arm. It wasn’t shaping up to be a very good day for the heavy equipment worker from upstate New York. “I didn't think it was a big deal being a small cut,” said Jim. “I went to clean the snowplate off on my truck and I didn’t grab my gloves. But it was a busy day and there was fresh January snow to be cleared from the streets. So he bandaged up the cut, hopped back on the truck and finished his shift, as well as the rest of the workweek finally making to to Friday’s quitting time...

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FMLA: Current and Future Key Issues

FMLA: Current and Future Key Issues

Twenty years ago, President Clinton signed the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law. FMLA brought a new concept into the workplace: job-protected unpaid leave for qualifying employees for family and medical reasons... The new amendments expand leave options for military families and specify a special leave calculation for commercial airplane crewmembers...

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5 Steps to Effective Office Ergonomics

5 Steps to Effective Office Ergonomics

An office workplace can produce just as many workplace injuries as a factory, warehouse or construction site if an effective ergonomic program is not in place. Many of today’s office workers are in a sitting position for most of the day, which can cause back, shoulder, and neck injuries. Carpal tunnel syndrome...

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Shifting a Health & Safety Culture from Reactive to Preventative

Shifting a Health & Safety Culture from Reactive to Preventative

Mike Tuck knew he was in for a challenge when he was appointed Plant Manager of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) in Belmont, Michigan. The Kimberly-Clark veteran was tasked by leadership with turning around its recent acquisition, Jackson Safety. The safety supply manufacturer had a 30-year history of 9 to 15 injuries per year and the facility didn’t fit into Kimberly-Clark’s worldwide safety culture...

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