DID YOU KNOW? According to the CDC, men are 33% less likely than women to visit a healthcare professional, despite an average life expectancy of five fewer years than women. Additionally, men also represent 94% of all fatalities in the workplace. This…Read more.
Celebrated each year in June, National Safety Month aims to help educate and influence behaviors that prevent injuries and deaths in the workplace. By utilizing proper risk assessment techniques and proper safety equipment for the task at hand, while a…Read more.
May has doubled up on its health awareness with both American Stroke Month and Blood Pressure Awareness Month. These two closely related diseases affect millions of Americans each year. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects nearly ha…Read more.
For many in Western North Carolina, April marks the real beginning of spring. But for some, it also marks the beginning of allergy season — and seasonal allergies or allergic reactions can make a serious impact on the workplace. Allergies can reduce wo…Read more.
In North Carolina, April is the state-declared Alcohol Awareness Month, promoting awareness of the dangers and diseases associated with alcohol misuse and abuse. Alcohol abuse in the workplace not only increases the possibility of on-the-job mistakes o…Read more.