Books, articles and commentaries abound on the value of empowering people to take a more active role in managing their own health.
A recent blog post by my colleague Jonathan Jacobi about the appropriate use of humor in workplace safety training has me thinking about the application of humor in other situations, such as personal health crises, natural disasters and global pandemics.
Kudos to employers who offer employees health promotion programs, even when they are preaching to the choir or their message is falling on deaf ears. They believe in the value of prevention.
The word navigator conjures up an image of an expert guide who ensures our safety on stormy seas.
We are thrilled to report that Cathy Loiselle, MSN, RN, COHN-S, is this year’s recipient of the UL-AAOHN Workplace Health and Safety Stewardship Award. Cathy accepted the award this morning at the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses’ annual national conference in Las Vegas.
A young chemical plant worker walks into an occupational medicine clinic and says to the physician, “I feel dizzy. I think I am being exposed to something at work.”
Employer engagement exists when the values and practices of a company support the needs of society as well as the profitability of the business.
This post wraps up a five-part series in which I update my workplace health and safety industry trend forecast for 2012.
This is my fourth post in a five-part series on workplace health and safety trends for 2013, taking off on my forecast for 2012.