In the work comp world, prevention is worth its weight in gold. This issue of LiveWell @ Work offers a few prevention tips that could help you make a big difference.
Announcement: Von Miller, PA, Moves to East Clinic
We are pleased to announce that Von Miller, PA, will begin practicing occupational medicine in our East clinic at Penn Medical Place in Des Moines on April 1, 2011.
An Ounce of Prevention: Addressing Workplace Pain
Even minor workplace pain can indicate the potential for serious injury. But simple strategies can do a world of good. Check out these tips from an ergonomist and a corporate health manager.
News in Noise Prevention & Hearing Conservation
Late last year, OSHA announced a renewed interest in hearing conservation, including a more rigid interpretation of requirements listed in 29 CFR 1910.95. Get the details here.
Is Your New Employee Bringing You an Old Injury?
Without pre-employment medical testing, you'll never know. But when objective medical data is on file, it can prevent thousands (or more) in work comp expenses.
Wellness: The Ultimate Prevention Tool
Healthy employees get injured less, recover faster, and spend less on healthcare than their unhealthy counterparts. Therefore, a quality workforce wellness program is your best safety tool. These "success secrets" can get you started.