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Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) and What it Means for Your Organization – Part 4

Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) and What it Means for Your Organization – Part 4

In our last installment of the I2P2 series, we looked at the economic burden that workplace injuries create for both the company and the country as a whole. In this episode, we will evaluate the cost of illness on employers.…

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Injuries at Work in the Manufacturing Industry

Injuries at Work in the Manufacturing Industry

The manufacturing industry remains one of the biggest in the United States and around the world, and the inherent dangers and obstacles facing those in the industry remain high wherever the industry remains relevant. When you have machines, chemicals, supplies,…

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Benefits of Nitric Oxide for Employees

Benefits of Nitric Oxide for Employees

With so many factors contributing to heart disease, and so many fads reportedly fighting against it, it is hard to keep up with what is actually effective. Even more troubling for employers on this issue is the thought of attempting…

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Healthy Food Options in the Workplace

Healthy Food Options in the Workplace

In an article titled Employee Health On and Off the Job, we explored all of the external factors affecting health and fitness that employees are exposed to in both the workplace and their personal lives. If you read the article,…

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Injury & Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) and What it Means for your Organization – Part 2

Injury & Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) and What it Means for your Organization – Part 2

In our last installment, we discussed OSHA’s release of the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (I2P2) white paper. In this episode, we will focus on ways to achieve an I2P2 that will be compliant and bring successful results. In the…

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Get a Grip: Forearm Strength in a Healthy Workforce

Get a Grip: Forearm Strength in a Healthy Workforce

For both men and for women, a well-rounded employee with an adequate level of strength requires training and exercising more than just the glamor muscles. Both employees and the employer alike need to understand the importance of smaller muscles, namely…

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Aging in Muscles and America’s Workforce

Aging in Muscles and America’s Workforce

The process of aging has an effect on every part of body, and this process occurs at different times and at different rates for different people. As we progress from adolescence to middle-aged and beyond, our muscle mass slowly begins…

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Sedentary Work: More Dangerous Than Most Would Expect

Sedentary Work: More Dangerous Than Most Would Expect

Sedentary workers are often viewed as the “safer” employees in a given organization; sitting at a desk all day typing and answering telephones, after all, must be one of the safest jobs there is, right? Actually, according to a number…

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Alzheimer’s in Older Workers

Alzheimer’s in Older Workers

When trends in a working population begin to emerge, employers’ tendencies are to identify unique risk factors associated with those employees. With the growth in older workers in today’s American workforce comes another common illness for employers to be concerned…

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How Efficient is the Current Healthcare Model?

How Efficient is the Current Healthcare Model?

In a recent article, we highlighted the expected rises in healthcare costs in 2012, citing that experts estimate approximately a 7% hike in costs for the upcoming year. This statistic reflects the sense of urgency for us to rethink the…

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