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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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Looking Forward to Some Great Conferences!

Looking Forward to Some Great Conferences!

Conference season is upon us and InjuryFree is looking forward to a busy month of knowledge seeking, sharing and networking. This past weekend (through today) our CEO and president Trent Shuford hit the National Safety Council’s Texas Safety Council and…

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Did you report that injury?

Did you report that injury?

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…

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InjuryFree CEO to speak at TEC 2013 Loss Control Conference

InjuryFree CEO to speak at TEC 2013 Loss Control Conference

InjuryFree has been asked to share its system for workplace safety at the Texas Electric Cooperatives 2013 Loss Control Conference in San Antonio, TX March 20-22. Texas Electric Cooperatives has a long history of excellence representing the interests of cooperative…

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More-Energy Monday

More-Energy Monday

It’s Monday again!! Is everyone super excited? That’s what I thought. Then I heard this interview with Noah Grady and my perspective changed a little bit. Maybe he can help you with your Monday moodiness. When we jump back into…

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Sequester and the private sector

Sequester and the private sector

The big news around the water cooler this week has been the federal sequester – a term that few understand and even fewer in Congress seem to care much about. But it has occupational safety pros rattled. “I have to…

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Is IOSHA leading or lagging?

Is IOSHA leading or lagging?

Newspapers out of Indiana today published a pretty scathing review of the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. An almost 50% drop in inspections and fines is at the top of the complaint list. However, the article’s premise has one…

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HR Benefits of an Employee Maintenance Center (EMC)

HR Benefits of an Employee Maintenance Center (EMC)

Workplace ergonomic injuries are one of the easiest to prevent and mitigate as long as you recognize and address the symptoms in the early stages. And yet, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), musculoskeletal disorders accounted for 28.8 percent of all nonfatal, lost-time occupational injury and illness cases in 2010, a four percent increase over the previous year. Lost-time injuries...

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Does Your 2013 Health & Safety Forecast Include ZERO Injuries?

Does Your 2013 Health & Safety Forecast Include ZERO Injuries?

For companies that have experienced workplace injuries throughout the years, it may seem unlikely that you can hit a target of zero injuries. And yet, there are numerous examples of companies achieving such targets even after years of consistent injuries…

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