How to Protect your Employees from Heat Exhaustion

How to Protect your Employees from Heat Exhaustion

May 25 marks Heat Safety Awareness Day. Did you know that heat is number one weather related killed in the United States? Every year hundreds of thousands of workers are subjected to heat and most are not adequately protected or educated to know the signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke. Education and Prevention are the keys to protecting your employees. Please take a few minutes to review the following information and pass it along to your employees.

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Hepatitis B: Screening and Protecting your Employees

Hepatitis B: Screening and Protecting your Employees

Hepatitis B is irritation and inflammation of the liver due to infection of the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). Prior to the introduction of the Hepatitis B vaccine in 1981, Hepatitis B infections were the most frequent occupational infection among the health care, laboratory, and public safety workers. Fortunately since the inception of the vaccination, transmission rates have been greatly reduced. Infection rates have dropped by 82% since 1990.

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Hepatitis A: The Other Liver Infection

Hepatitis A: The Other Liver Infection

The month of May marks Hepatitis Awareness Month. For the next three days, we will be covering the disease with separate postings on each type of Hepatitis (A, B and C). The scary part about Hepatitis is that millions of Americans are unknowingly living with the disease. Hepatitis B & C can lead to chronic diseases such as liver cancer. We will discuss how to screen for Hepatitis and. protect your employees from the disease.

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40 Fun Health Changes for Employee Health and Fitness Month

40 Fun Health Changes for Employee Health and Fitness Month

Did you know that May is Employee Health and Fitness Month? Initiated by The National Association for Health & Fitness in 1989, and in a partnership with ACTIVE Life, the initiative encourages employers and employees to participate in healthy behavior changes "one healthy moment and one healthy group at a time". Employers: Here are 40 moments and group activities to incorporate into your work day to help you and your employees get healthy!

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