Employee Wellness


A healthy workforce is a happy and efficient workforce. Healthy employees have fewer sick days and may be less likely to become injured on the job. Employers who recognize the importance of their employees’ health are taking measures to ensure that the people who work for them take care of themselves. Healthy people aren’t just healthy physically, they’re healthy emotionally. Below are some examples of current trends in workplace:

Wearable Technology 
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The Evolving Workplace


When your grandfather went to the office, he had a heavy black phone on his desk that rang with an actual bell inside. He rolled carbon paper into his typewriter to make copies, or used the mimeograph machine if multiple people needed to read his report. There was a water cooler in the corner, everyone knew everyone else’s family from the corporate picnic, and the punch clock was right next to the door as you left.

When your father went to the office, the typewriter was replaced by a massive (and massively expensive) beige computer that was going to change the company forever. Fax machines were the absolute cutting edge of technology. Financial planners popped in to explain new retirement devices called 401Ks. Employee turnover meant that it was harder and harder to know co-workers, let alone their families. And punch clocks gave way to timesheets. 
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Water Conservation – How Your Company Can “Go Blue”


You’ve been working hard at “going green” to make your facility more energy efficient and environmentally friendly. But chances are, unless your area is in the midst of a major drought (like the ones making headlines in California,) you may not have added water conservation to your list of concerns. However, water is a scarce resource that many people – and businesses – take for granted every day.

So how can your plant or facility “Go Blue?” 
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OSHA Changes Employer Post Accident Drug Testing Rules Effective 11/1/16

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