Employer engagement exists when the values and practices of a company support the needs of society as well as the profitability of the business.
This post wraps up a five-part series in which I update my workplace health and safety industry trend forecast for 2012.
This is my fourth post in a five-part series on workplace health and safety trends for 2013, taking off on my forecast for 2012.
This is the third post of five in which I discuss trends for 2013, bringing you up to date on my predictions from last year.
In my previous post, I brought you up to date on the first of five predictions I made a year ago on trends in occupational health and safety.
When a disaster strikes, occupational health and safety professionals deployed in healthcare organizations often are what stands between a bad outcome and a good one for victims.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) divides healthcare (NAICS 62) into three sectors: Ambulatory Health (NAICS 621); Hospitals (NAICS 622); and Nursing and Residential Care (NAICS 623).
Lately, everywhere you turn, you hear another news report that this season’s flu virus appears to be more severe and widespread than in years past.
Last year at this time I wrote about five occupational health and safety trends to watch in 2012. Over the next few weeks, I will be posting updates on those five trends and a few others to keep an eye on in 2013.
The looming physician shortage, coupled with expanded health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, an aging population and other pressures on the U.S. healthcare system are driving some occupational medicine providers to reposition themselves to take on primary care.