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Do you know the ins and outs of disability management? Find out everything you need to know here.
Most organizational goals can’t be accomplished today without teamwork. The nature of today’s modern workplace is that it constantly changes and challenges groups of employees to perform as cohesive teams. See what strategies help with building effective teams in the modern workplace.
Jason C. McDaniel, VP of Employee and Student Assistance Programs at AllOne Health, presents his expertise with managing employee behavioral risk in a workplace.
Last March, OSHA issued a final silica standard to reduce lung cancer, COPD, and other diseases caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Deadlines for compliance standards, which involves medical surveillance for individuals who are occupationally exposed to respirable crystalline silica, start to kick in next year.
Absenteeism is a chronic problem for U.S. employers, with costs estimated at $3,600 per hourly employee per year. When a company has hundreds or thousands of employees, the costs add up.
Jason C. McDaniel, LCSW, CEAP, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, AllOne Health Vice President for Employee and Student Assistance Programs shares his expertise on why the EAP and HR relationship is necessary in a modern and proactive workplace.
OSHA has released FY 2017’s 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations. Most violations mirrored those of FY 2016. However, a new addition was ranked this year: Fall Protection – Training Requirements.
AllOne Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Madelynn Azar-Cavanagh has been recognized as one of America’s Top Physicians of 2017 by Consumers’ Research Council of America.
Effective 1/1/2018 the DOT drug testing panel will include marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, phencyclidine (PCP), and opiates as well as four semi-synthetic opioids (i.e., hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone).
This article contains everything you need to know about marijuana- its' uses, risks, laws, and how it can affect workplace safety.
The POW virus can affect you or someone you know. Read these tips to learn more and stay protected.
For employers, testing for prescription drug use is becoming an increasingly gray area.
Visit AllOne Health at WasteExpo 2017 in New Orleans, LA from May 8-11.
The chances of a DOT driver testing positive for drug or alcohol use are very low, but with fines as high as $25,000 to $30,000 per violation, it only takes one incident to reinforce the need to work with medical service providers that ensure that your program is in compliance.
Visit AllOne Health at the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo in Columbus, Ohio from March 8-10.
We all hear lots of information, especially around the New Year, about making and breaking habits. But does a "one-size fits all" way of creating a goal for an individual really work? Or can it be tailored more to your own unique personality?
Studies have found that almost 28 percent of commercial truckers have mild to severe sleep apnea. Soon, it might be required that all commercial truckers, bus drivers and railroad workers be screened for the condition.
AllOne Health is pleased to announce its acquisition of Reach EAP.
See 2017's Top Occupational Safety and Health Trends to Watch For.
Extreme cold temperatures have gripped the nation this week and don't appear to be relenting anytime soon. This can be a dangerous time to be outside, especially for those who work outside all day. AllOne Health has provided information on how to stay warm in the cold and how to notice the warning signs of hypothermia.
AllOne Health is pleased to announce the addition of Madelynn Azar-Cavanagh, MD, MPH, FACOEM to our team! Dr. Azar-Cavanagh is a Board Certified Physician and MRO with a plethora of experience in the occupational health field. She has been recognized by San Diego Magazine's Top Doctors and America's Top Physicians in Occupational Medicine. Dr. Cavanagh is excited to provide her expertise to the many varied clients of AllOne Health, and further promote our mission to help organization's hire the right person for the right job and keep them on the job healthy, safe, compliant, and productive.
AllOne Health is pleased to announce its acquisition of All Points EAP & Organizational Services, LLC.
Zika virus transmission and infection cases are spreading through the United States, prompting numerous advisories and precautions. This guide provides important information on:
On May 12, 2016, OSHA issued a new final rule, “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.” The new rule, also known as the Electronic Recordkeeping rule, takes effect Jan. 1, 2017, and requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite OSHA Injury and Illness forms. Furthermore, this new rule contains a precedent-setting OSHA position on non-federally mandated post-injury or illness drug testing.
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This interim guidance from OSHA & NIOSH provides employers and workers with information and guidance on preventing occupational exposure to the Zika virus.
Prescription drug abuse is on the rise. Is your organization prepared to handle the safety risks associated with prescription drug abuse?
Do you have international short-term assignment “rotators” among your workforce — employees who often work off the beaten path for weeks or months, then return home for an equal amount of time before returning overseas? While it has always been important to know the health & safety risks of an area, recent world health news on the Zika virus has brought travel health concerns to the forefront again.
We all work in a close work environment. When one person becomes ill, we all seem to get sick. Are there any safeguards we can put in place to minimize the spread of viruses and infections among co-workers?
4 in every 10 companies in the US have an onsite clinics. Why do so many have these worksite clinics, and what are the benefits? Find out here.
The FMCSA lowered the minimum percentage of drivers that need to be randomly tested, however it might not be the best option for organizations to lower their testing rates. Find out here why.
A preliminary report on the top 10 OSHA violations was recently released. This article takes a look at this top 10 and the aspects of each standard in the top 10.
The American Psychological Association recently released a report on stress in America. Read this guide to find statistics on the types of stress that affect us most and possible ways to deal with stress. Also included in this guide is an article about workplace stress and a free webinar that explores the topic of personal resilience and how it can help manage stress.
Are you looking to learn more about fit for duty exams? A fit for duty policy can prove crucial for employers in keeping a workforce healthy, and improving the bottom line. To help you answer the questions "what is a fit for duty exam?" and how fit for duty evaluations and policies can benefit your organization, AllOne Health has put together a handy guide.
The murky legal landscape that is medical marijuana poses headaches for employers. Federal vs. state laws can be difficult to understand when it comes to managing a workforce. This article written by Dr. David Roston provides insight into this issue and how employers can stay ahead of the curve.
E-Cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past few years. But questions still remain about their overall safety and the use of them. AllOne Health wants to keep you informed on all aspects of workforce health and safety so we have outlined some aspects to think of in regards to e-cigarettes.
Injuries to muscles, bones or joints cost businesses billions of dollars a year. In this article you will find key statistics about these injuries, as well as techniques that can prevent extreme costs in the long run.
Sleep related workplace accidents and errors cost organizations $31 billion each year. 50 to 70 million U.S. adults have sleep or wakefulness disorders. Is your organization aware of the dangers of sleep depravation?
Learn from an expert how common medical conditions can affect DOT status!
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Benjamin Franklin's famous quote has stood the test of time and organizations need to ensure they are prepared for medical emergencies. This article goes into detail on how to be prepared for these situations.
64% of students in a survey reported that they no longer attend college because of a mental health related reason. How do colleges and universities support these students and retain them? Find out here.
With 35 OSHA regulated heavy metals it can be difficult for organizations to stay on top of compliance. This article provides background and solutions for handling heavy metals.
Pre-work screenings have been found to provide an extraordinary return on investment. Find out just how much these programs can save your organization.
September is a big month for getting back to the gym and focusing on living a healthy lifestyle. Watch Corporate Medical Director Dr. Kohanna's presentation from SAFETY 2014 and learn how the global epidemic of obesity is affecting the workplace and what can be done to fight obesity.
The obesity epidemic in America has long reaching effects and consequences. Not only does it affect personal health but it can be a hazard to workplace safety. Find out how obesity is a threat to safety in the construction industry.
The utilities industry is facing a workforce shake-up from two different fronts. These changes could affect occupational health programs due to an influx of new employees. This article highlights these changes and how organizations can stay ahead of these changes.
Associate Corporate Medical Director Brian Morris, MD, JD, MBA, MPH and member of the FMCSA Medical Review Board that makes recommendations to the DOT has created a thorough resource for individuals who will be taking a DOT medical exam.
A new CDC report has found a decline in the death rate in the oil & gas industry. The report also delves into possible explanations for this trend and how organziations can continue to increase safety throughout the industry.
With so many standards on the books it can be a daunting task to stay aware of and in compliance with OSHA standards. Not carefully reading these rules carries the risk of injury or fines. With that in mind this article takes a look at some of the most commonly overlooked standards.
Meningitis is a complex infectious disease with many different strains. In particular, bacterial meningitis can pose a severe threat to workers in certain situations. This article explores meningitis in detail and provides tips for ensuring your organization has a plan in place for meningitis.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the number of positive drug tests has increased 11.4% since 2012. The number of positive drug tests had been in decline from 1988 until 2012. This article will help you understand the underlying causes of this increase, and how your organization can stay in front of these issues.
OSHA's respiratory protection standard is one of the most frequently cited violations, with over 3,500 citations issued between October 2013 and September 2014. It can be difficult to understand the ins and outs of this standard as it contains 13 major sections and 150 separate provisions.
Working outdoors is always a challenge. This time of year there are numerous obstacles to contend with: seasonal allergies, poison ivy, mosquitos, and ticks included. AllOne Health has created a guide to help workers remain safe when working outdoors this time of year.
We will be exhibiting at booth #731. Education and Development Consultant, Cally Ritter, LICSW, will be presenting her talk "Energy Drainers" on June 3 from 1-2PM.
Pre-placement exams are having more importance placed on them as organizations discover just how important these exams are for hiring the right people and keeping them on the job safely. This article takes you through everything you need to know about pre-placement exams.
We will be exhibiting at booth #1434. Corporate Medical Director Fred Kohanna, MD, MBA, FACOEM will also be presenting his talk "The Effect of Obesity on Worker Health & Safety in the Construction Industry.
After shaking off the last remnants of winter and welcoming warmer weather it is important to remind ourselves of the challenges associated with rising temperatures. Associate Corporate Medical Director Brian Morris, MD, JD, MBA, has provided important information and tips for staying safe and productive when working in the heat.
Tuberculosis is not something that most people consider a threat in today's day and age. However the disease has not been eradicated and still poses a major threat across the globe. Learn all about TB and how to keep yourself and your organization safe.
The new mine dust standard rule that went into effect in August of 2014 effects over 80,000 coal miners. The rule changes the limit of exposure to respirable coal dust as well as introduces rules for surface coal mining for the first time.
There are two trends that are shaping the way we think about employee health. This article provides the facts on why organizations are increasingly focusing on their employees health and how it is saving them time and money.
Bullying in the workplace has been a hot topic lately. More research is being done on the effects of this bullying on not only the victims but also the entire organization. This piece presents 10 facts about workplace bullying that will lend insight into the effects and what can be done.
Two new major DOT changes have gone into effect and this can be a significant change for how government employees (municipalities, etc.) go through the process of obtaining or renewing a Commercial Driver's License. Read how this affects these employees here.
One of the biggest reasons that workers don't return from injury is depression. Many workers who sustain both minor and major injuries will suffer from episodes of depression. This article includes important information about post-injury depression.
New changes to federal OSHA recordkeeping requirements went into effect January 1. Read this article to learn what has changed and how to ensure organizational compliance.
The amount of temporary, or contractor, workers in the workforce has increased 50% since 2009. With different agencies involved in the hiring, there can be confusion surrounding where the responsibility falls for medical testing.
In the summer of 2014 CDC workers were potentially exposed to dangerous substances. This situation is an example of the importance of instilling a culture of safety within the workplace.
The holiday season is supposed to be a relaxing time meant for spending time with friends and familiy and reflect back on the year. In reality however, the holidays come filled with stress of all varieties. There are work, family, and friend obligations that all need attention and in the end the holidays can feel more like a burden than a chance to receuperate.
Read Dr. Morris' article titled "Sleep Deprived Dangers: could your workers be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea?" as seen in the November 2014 issue of ISHN.
Dr. Kohanna will be presenting on the topic of infectious disease in the workplace and the problems posed to the oil and gas industry.
The news surrounding the recent Ebola outbreak has seemingly slowed down. However, there are still very serious issues at play. For instance, all of the waste generated during the treatment of infected individuals needs to be disposed of safely.
Hearing loss is a serious issue, especially in the occupational health industry, that often gets overlooked and brushed aside. But hearing loss can result in serious injury and costs. Learn more about audiometric testing and how it can positively affect your workplace.
Just thinking about the process of managing a worker's injury or a medical leave of absence from beginning to end can be a trying exercise. With an absence management program all of that is taken care of in one centralized location.
With so much debate about quarantine procedures as it pertains to the Ebola outbreak, Associate Corporate Medical Director Brian Morris, MD, JD, MBA, MPR has provided an overview of the current quarantine situation.
On October 17, 2014 AllOne Health’s Associate Medical Director Brian Morris, MD, JD, MBA, MPH received a Massachusetts State Police Lifesaving Award in a ceremony held at the Massachusetts State House.
There have been some recent positive developments in the Ebola outbreak. Read about breakthroughs with possible vaccines and treatments.
There has been a recent proposal for stricter regulations for railroads that carry crude oil. This is in response to an 800% growth in revenue for railroads that are hauling crude.
AllOne Health is staying on top of the recent Ebola outbreak and wants to keep you informed on every aspect of this situation. Today, Associate Corporate Medical Director Brian Morris, MD, JD, MBA, MPH, has provided an update on the contagiousness of Ebola.
There has been a lot of news recently about travelling with the current outbreak of Ebola occuring. Associate Corporate Medical Director Brian Morris, MD, JD, MBA, MPH, provides you with an update.
One of the most important aspects of a successful work environment is the ability to maintain successful team relationships. When an organization contains many different divisions and departments the ability to communicate and collaborate is paramount to organizational success.
We want to provide you with everything you need to know about Ebola. This includes signs, symptoms, practical steps to reduce exposure, and all of the information available about the current outbreak.
Vist us at booth #210 at NEHRA 2014 October 8th and 9th in Worcester, MA
An ASSE webinar that will teach you the best indicators for safety performance, presented by an expert in the safety field.
Visit us at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo September 13-17 in San Diego, CA
If your child, or an employee’s child, is beginning college for the first time there may be countless questions: are they prepared enough, do they have everything they need, will they be able to survive on their own, and, most importantly, when should I call to check in on them? This is a challenging time for everyone involved, but with the right support families will enter this new phase with all of the tools needed to succeed.
When we run low on energy we have difficulty making decisions, we become irritable and we feel stressed, guilty and powerless. There’s an alternative to these negative feelings and behaviors.
According to the CDC, smoking causes 480,000 deaths per year in the United States. There are innumerable health effects that are the result of smoking, some of them include: lung disease (COPD, lung cancer, emphysema, and others), heart disease, and many types of cancers.
For the years 2010-2013, there were over 45,000 accidents or incidents reported on the nation’s railroads; and, there were nearly 3,000 fatalities. Although each incident can differ widely in severity and in the number of individuals affected, this data clearly reflects the high-risk, safety sensitive nature of the railroad industry. As a result of these occurrences and the effects that witnessing or being involved in them can have on a person, the Federal Railroad Administration has passed a new regulation requiring comprehensive support for railroad workers involved in critical incidents
An ASSE webinar that will provide extremely helpful information on the challenges of balancing health and work.
Motivation Factor is a program that seeks to enlighten employees, managers, and high level executives about inner motivations and how to form a cohesive organizational culture
It is officially the start of Summer, and with temperatures on the rise AllOne Health is bringing you a resource guide to keep you safe in the heat.
Marijuana laws are in a constant state of flux in this country, how do you stay aware of what's legal and how do you keep your organization compliant?
Stop by booth #423 and visit AllOne Health at APSCU in Las Vegas, NV!
Obesity affects billions of people worldwide, and is still on the rise. The challenges of obesity are many and with the rate on the rise, how will it affect our day-to-day lives?
Spring is the most active time of the year for ticks. This webinar includes all of the information you need to keep the ticks away.
The new DOT changes are going into effect! See a real world example of why they are so important.
AllOne Health Corporate Medical Director Fred Kohanna, MD, MBA, FACOEM was featured in the April issue of Professional Safety. Dr. Kohanna addressed issues relating to fitness-for-duty such as, challenges of an aging workforce, presenteeism, and fit-for-duty policies.
"This year ... it’s about coming back to Boston - with all of the memories and emotions of last year being brought back up – and being mentally prepared to not just have a good race, but a great experience." View this complimentary webinar about emotional readiness and peak performance during the 2014 Boston Marathon.
For a second time since the 2013 Boston Marathon, AllOne Health, a workforce health and productivity company, has partnered with the Boston Athletic Association to offer free web-based counseling services to the B.A.A. runners. On Monday, April 14th, 2014, AllOne Health will present, in conjunction with the B.A.A., a webinar on “Emotional Readiness and Peak Performance”.
Telecommuting, flexible work schedules…they are in high demand from employees, but how can we implement them to maximize the benefits and minimize disruption of the business?
AllOne Health Associate Medical Director Dr. Brian Morris has been granted the extremely rare distinction of having his tenure on the FMCSA Medical Review Board extended another 2 years. As a member of the Medical Review Board Dr. Morris works diligently to keep our highways safe.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently unveiled two new procedure changes. These modifications will affect the certification of medical examiners that perform examinations for interstate drivers and commercial driver’s licenses.
The frequent sound of coughing and sneezing, as well as the many boxes of tissues stockpiled around your workplace, can only mean one thing. It’s cold and flu season. While it is called cold and flu season, this time of year finds us at increased risk for a number of infectious illnesses due to more time spent indoors and in close proximity to others.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently unveiled two new procedure changes. These modifications will affect the certification of medical examiners that perform examinations for interstate drivers and commercial driver’s licenses. It is critical to be aware of the changes taking place so that you and your workplace stay compliant. Dr. Brian Morris, Member Medical Review Board FMSCA, will give you all of the details to keep you informed and ready when the changes go into effect.
Did you know there are over 50,000 annual deaths in the United States as a result of chemical exposures? OSHA, recently, launched two new initiatives to help companies keep their employees safe from hazardous materials.
When an employee in the workplace contracts and infectious disease a lot of questions are raised. Whos is at risk? What precautions should be taken? How do we prepare for this in the future?
Many children with ADHD grow up to be adults with ADHD; and, ADHD can both positively and negatively affect the way these adults function at work. While people with ADHD can be particularly creative thinkers, capable of intense “hyperfocus”, they can also be disorganized, forgetful, reactive, and distracted.
For many adolescents with ADHD, going to college represents the first time they must function effectively outside the influence of their parents, and free of the structured oversight present in most high schools. As a result, going to college can be a crisis for the student with ADHD – usually difficult, sometimes disastrous.
AllOne Health Resources proudly partnered with Advanced Workplace Strategies, Inc. (AWSI) to provide background screening services to our clients. Background screening services are an important part of compliance for many corporations; but, they can also prove a confusing element of corporate policy. Through this webinar, we provided you the opportunity to have all of your compliance questions answered by AWSI’s in-house counsel, Morgan Reynolds. He reviewed your background screening frequently asked questions including EEOC considerations, pre-adverse action, and adverse action.
Through the use of webinar technology, AllOne Health Resources, a workforce health and productivity company, offered critical incident counseling services to the global 2013 Boston Marathon community.
Resilience is our ability to handle setbacks and problems. While some people marshal through when faced with disaster such as, financial strain, natural disasters, and even the loss of a loved one, others are overwhelmed and shut down by these stressors. Although some people may be born with resiliency, it can also be learned and developed through practice. By developing personal resilience, one is able to cope, problem solve, and obtain goals.
AllOne Health Resources, a leader in the occupational health, wellness, and compliance categories, announces the promotion of Dr. Fred Kohanna to Corporate Medical Director.
During the hot summer months, heat safety is extremely important for outdoor workers. With updated content, and an interactive question and answer session, AllOne Health provided a forum surrounding heat safety.
Today, heart attacks and strokes are still, by far, the leading causes of death and disability in this country. Annually, almost one million Americans are stricken and suffer from these preventable diseases and conditions.
AllOne Health Corporate Medical Director, Fred Kohanna, MD, MBA, FACOEM presented to the National ASSE conference on Fitness-for-Duty.
Tobacco continues to be the #1 preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. It is a problem that is not going away. The average smoker costs their employer $3,500 a year in EXTRA healthcare costs and lost productivity, which equates to an estimated $7.18 in extra costs for every pack of cigarettes sold in the U.S.
When tragedy strikes a community – whether at the level of nation, municipality, neighborhood, organization, church, workgroup, or family – all stakeholders immediately look to its leadership for direction. How leaders respond during the first hours of a crisis offers both tremendous opportunity and serious risk for the subsequent outcomes.
What does it take to get you to pay attention? Varying levels of focus can be caused by several factors including, emotions, thoughts, perceptions, and body sensations. Regardless of the cause, being distracted while at work decreases overall worker productivity.
Did you know that the US college graduation rate is 38%, while Canada enjoys a graduation rate of 60%? What can we do to help college students finish their degrees? The answer may be simple – help students develop personal resiliency.
Presenteeism is defined as being at work despite poor health and, therefore, performing below par. It is estimated that loss of worker productivity costs more than $150 billion per year in the United States.
This webinar was designed to benefit managers, leaders, employees, and anyone interested in learning about the latest information in keeping your employees safe and healthy while traveling abroad and returning home.
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