Colorado is the only state that still requires physicians to use the out-dated, third edition of the AMA’s Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, published in 1990. The most recent, sixth edition of the Guides, was published in 2008. The Guides instruct physicians how to assign percentage ratings of impairment, which is defined as […]
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There is both science and art associated with the provision of occupational health and safety to a workforce. Science is so often the first application along with “training”; however, the human side of the workforce is often the most significant and can contribute to turnover, injuries, absenteeism, and presenteeism.
If you had to make this world a better place, help with famines, droughts, wars, and political posturing…what time of the day would you start?
OSHA in healthcare: How hard can it be? Well, if you believe a number of generally accepted myths, not very. But the facts say otherwise.
This week we hosted an OSHA recordkeeping webinar with Edwin G Foulke, Jr, former Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health and current co-chair of with Fisher & Phillips Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group. Edwin examined the many recordkeeping pitfalls that employers face and presented a five-step process to injury and […]
QUESTION“Looking at the big picture what is the most important thing an employer should do when addressing work-related injuries and illnesses?“
Deaths, Safety Violations Found within OSHA’s “Model” Workplaces
If you missed any of our recent webinars, you can access the recorded versions via the links below.
A few days ago we hosted a webinar focusing on integrating safety and health to build a return to work program.
An affinity for acronyms may not be a prerequisite for a career as a safety and health professional — but it helps. Our day-to-day responsibilities require us to know dozens of abbreviations. And though we share the same fundamental mission — keeping employees safe, healthy and on the job — we use a surprising range […]