What is an Audiogram? Hearing Conservation for your Employees

What is an Audiogram? Hearing Conservation for your Employees

There are many people in the United States and throughout the world who have jobs that put constant strain on their hearing. These noisy working environments can damage small cells in our ears called hair cells which are sensors that retain sound and send that message or signal to our brain. When these hair cells are damaged, they do not grow back like the hair on our head. Therefore, they need to be protected!

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What is Medical Surveillance?

What is Medical Surveillance?

In today’s working world we have new advances in health and medicine that help us keep our employees strong and healthy. However, it is up to you, the employer, to make sure that the necessary steps are being taken to ensure full health for your employees, especially those who work in dangerous and hazardous work environments. This is where medical surveillance comes into play. Medical surveillance allows you to have snapshots in time of your employee’s health throughout the years they have worked for you.

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Group Makes New Recommendations on PSA Monitoring

Group Makes New Recommendations on PSA Monitoring

In the article, “10 Years to Live? Get the PSA Test for Prostate Cancer,” many interesting points are brought to attention on the topic of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA). Men begin getting their PSA tested between the ages of 40-45. The articles main point however, is to determine when an appropriate time to testing your PSA. The article discussed a study that has been taking place, on whether or not treating prostate cancer is a benefit or if it will actually shorten the life expectancy of men who are at a life expectancy of ten years of less.

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What is OSHA? All You Need to Know About Occupational Health

What is OSHA? All You Need to Know About Occupational Health

It seems as if you have stumbled across this blog looking for some answers. What do these answers entail? How about what occupational health and medicine really are all about. We know that occupational health and medicine may seem like a dry subject; however the understanding of it can lead to the appreciation and acknowledgment of those who ensure you health and safety in working environments every day. Let us explain how and why important it is as an employer and an employee to understand the field of occupational health.

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What is Oxycodone?

What is Oxycodone?

Oxycodone is a pain relieving medication that has recently become a very popular drug of choice for illicit users. In the medical sense, Oyxcodone is one powerful and amazing pain relieving drug for those who really need it. It is most commonly prescribed to patients to manage pain after surgery. Oxycodone has very similar qualities to morphine. However, it is unique in the way that it is a 24 hour time released drug. This time release attribute allows those who are in pain to feel constant relief throughout the day.

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