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Increasing Synthetic Drug Abuse in the Workplace

Posted December 17, 2014

With synthetic drug use on the rise amongst Americans, employers are now faced with a new challenge of maintaining a safe & drug-free work environment.  The increased use of synthetic marijuana products such as K2, Spice, Dream, & Kronic are posing a serious danger for workplaces all around the world. Instep Limited’s chief executive Matthew[Read the Rest]

Workplace Safety Checklist

12 Least Thought of Workplace Safety Tips

Posted December 3, 2014

When was the last time you reviewed your company’s safety checklist? Or, better yet, does your company have a safety checklist? Between 2010-2012, it was estimated that employee injuries had an economic cost of $10.9 billion in New York. Mobile Health provides testing services nationwide at our occupational health locations, and we stand by the[Read the Rest]

History of Workplace drug testing

History of Workplace Drug Testing

Posted December 1, 2014

Incredibly, 84% of private employers perform pre-employment drug testing on all new hires in 2006, but it hasn’t always been this way. Prior to the 1980’s, private businesses had very little interest in workplace drug tests. The Federal Government only got interested in such drug testing in the late 1970’s following the discovery of drug use by[Read the Rest]

Are You Colorblind? Prescription benefit discount cards

Are You Colorblind?

Posted November 19, 2014

In 1916 Dr. Shinobu Ishihara, a research doctor for the Japanese Imperial Army, was tasked at developing a test to identify soldiers who experienced certain levels of color deficiency. Working alongside a colorblind assistant, Dr. Ishihara developed a complex, but simple, group of cards with very precise colors, shapes, and purposes for a new colorblindness[Read the Rest]

Home Care & Hospice Month

Posted November 18, 2014

Each month has its share of awareness-raising campaigns about pertinent issues in our society. November is widely recognized as National Diabetes Month, but it is also National Home Care and Hospice Month, where those working in home health and hospice environments are honored and celebrated as the heroes they are. Home care is growing at[Read the Rest]

Ebola Facts & A More Likely Reality

Ebola Facts for Employers & A More Likely Reality

Posted November 3, 2014

While many workplaces have official illness policies, the media attention surrounding Ebola has employers thinking twice about their strategy for maintaining a healthy workforce. It is important, during an outbreak like this, to ensure that employee concerns are addressed with accurate information, and that illness policies are reviewed and include a strong recommendation for employees[Read the Rest]

National Diabetes Month

Posted November 3, 2014

November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a series of conditions where an individual has abnormally high blood sugar levels over a period of time. There are three main types of diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes Commonly referred to as type 1 diabetes, this type is often diagnosed in young adults and children. With type 1[Read the Rest]

Radiology Services for Myself

Tuberculosis Screening

Posted October 31, 2014

Tuberculosis testing is an important part of pre-employment and annual health exams, especially for those clients that work in the healthcare field. TB is the acronym for tuberculosis. It is a lung disease caused by a small germ called tubercle bacillus. This germ is so small, it can only be seen by using a microscope.[Read the Rest]

Health Literacy Month

Posted October 3, 2014

Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.” (Healthy People 2010) Even those with strong literacy skills can have difficulty interpreting health information, especially when they must understand numbers or risks to make a[Read the Rest]

5 Noteworthy HR Statistics

Posted October 3, 2014

Human Resources plays an important role in companies, from ensuring the right hiring decisions are made to staying compliant with DOL, FCRA and other regulations. Below are some disturbing HR statistics that can be hard to believe, all of which any company can avoid with the proper pre-employment screening procedures. 1.) Substance abusers are 2.5[Read the Rest]

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