Your Complete Guide to Understanding and Managing Stress

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.

posted on 12.21.2015

Your Guide to Fitness-For-Duty

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.

posted on 12.03.2015

Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

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.

posted on 11.17.2015

E-Cigarettes in the Workplace

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.

posted on 11.10.2015

The Real Cost of Workplace Injuries and How to Prevent Them

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. 

posted on 10.29.2015

The Many Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

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?

posted on 10.21.2015

How Do Common Medical Conditions Affect DOT Status

Learn from an expert how common medical conditions can affect DOT status!

posted on 10.14.2015

Are You Prepared for Medical Emergencies?

"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.

posted on 10.06.2015

The Importance of Supporting Student Mental Health

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.

posted on 10.01.2015

Are You Prepared for Employees' Exposure to Heavy Metals?

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. 

posted on 09.24.2015

The Benefits of Pre-Work Screening Programs

Pre-work screenings have been found to provide an extraordinary return on investment. Find out just how much these programs can save your organization.

posted on 09.17.2015

How Does Obesity Impact Safety in the Workplace?

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.

posted on 09.10.2015

Could the Obesity Epidemic Adversely Affect Safety in the Construction Industry

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.

posted on 08.13.2015

Seismic Changes in the Utilities Industry Workforce Require a Plan of Action

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.

posted on 08.06.2015

Preparing for a DOT Medical Exam

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.

posted on 07.29.2015

Decrease in the Death Rate in the Oil & Gas Industry

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.

posted on 07.22.2015

Commonly Overlooked OSHA Standards

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.

posted on 07.14.2015

Why Organizations Should Be Aware of the Dangers of Meningitis

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. 

posted on 07.06.2015

Positive Drug Tests Among Workers on the Rise

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.

posted on 06.18.2015

Common Compliance Issues with Respirator Protection

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.

posted on 06.09.2015

A Safety Guide for Outdoor Workers

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.

posted on 06.03.2015

Visit AllOne Health at APSCU 2015!

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. 

posted on 05.26.2015

Why and How do Organizations Focus on Pre-Placement Medical Exams?

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.

posted on 05.18.2015

Visit us at AIHce 2015!

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. 

posted on 05.18.2015

Handle Heat Hazards with Prevention and Preparation

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.

posted on 05.12.2015

Tuberculosis: Still a Modern Threat

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.

posted on 05.07.2015

New Mine Dust Standard Rule

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.

posted on 04.22.2015

Two Reasons Employee Health is Now a Top Priority and How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

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.

posted on 04.15.2015

10 Facts You Need to Know About Workplace Bullying

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.

posted on 04.01.2015

Government Employees Should be Aware of DOT Changes

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.

posted on 03.26.2015

One of the Biggest Reasons Workers Don't Return from Injury

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.

posted on 03.17.2015

Understanding the New OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements

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.

posted on 03.10.2015

Do You Know Who is Responsible for Temporary Worker Medical Testing?

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.

posted on 02.11.2015

Importance of a Safety Culture in the Workplace

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.

posted on 01.14.2015