Category Archives: Health & Wellness

According to OSHA what is an effective hearing conservation program for construction? Employers who are required to follow General Industry standards for Occupational Noise Exposure have pages and pages of requirements and guidelines that are published by OSHA.  It lays … Continue reading

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The Dodge Co. Inc. cited for 41 safety and health hazards. Formaldehyde and other hazards lead to $138,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for embalming fluid manufacturer. OSHA has cited The Dodge Co. Inc. for 41 alleged violations of workplace … Continue reading

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  October 14, 2009 OSHA Statement re: H1N1-related Inspections WASHINGTON - To ensure the protection of frontline healthcare and emergency medical workers at high risk of infection with H1N1 virus, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will soon issue a compliance … Continue reading

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Flu is Already on the Move! Flu is reported in Kentucky to be widespread according to the CDC and state health officials. Liberty Elementary School in Oldham County, KY was closed for two days on September 25 and September 28 … Continue reading

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Scenario: Your business is in the middle of flu season and many employees are calling in sick. Two of the employees are claiming that they have been diagnosed by their doctors with the H1N1 flu. They say they contracted the flu … Continue reading

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Since we last reported on the swine flu (now better known as H1N1) threat in the workplace in our May 2009 Newsletter, there has been increased emphasis from the federal government for businesses to be prepared for widespread seasonal and … Continue reading

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More news is received daily on the H1N1 swine flu and its spread throughout the world. Although this flu outbreak is not at pandemic levels yet, it could happen. Companies should prepare by developing plans for protecting both their employees … Continue reading

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The Obama admnistration declares health emergency.   Department of Homeland Security Head Janet Napolitano said to free up resources to deal with the Swine Flu.Links to health alerts and information below.  Lead Swine Flu Alerts updated constantly at the website… http://www.emergencyemail.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.asp?a=353&z=29http://www.emergencyemail.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.asp?a=356&z=34http://www.emergencyemail.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.asp?a=355&z=29

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Wellness Tip: Here’s a frightening statistic; after the age of 30 we lose .66 pounds of muscle every year.  That means by the age of 40 we will have lost 6.6 pounds of muscle.  The news gets even worse – … Continue reading

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Does your company have a walking program?  If not, you may be missing a simple and effective tool to increase employees’ health, energy level, and productivity.  Walking is one the most effective ways to improve health.  The list of benefits … Continue reading

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