Monthly Archives: June 2015

Osha Takes Aim at Injuries in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has advised its field staff to focus on musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) related to patient or resident handling; bloodborne pathogens; workplace violence; tuberculosis; and slips, trips and falls when inspecting hospitals and nursing homes, the agency announced June 25. U.S. hospitals recorded nearly 58,000 work-related injuries and illnesses in […]

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Test Results Show Increase in Workforce Illicit Drug Use

The percentage of American workers testing positive for illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine has increased for the second consecutive year in the general U.S. workforce, according to results from more than 10 million drug tests released this week by Quest Diagnostics. The analysis suggests a potential reversal in a 10-year decline. Quest […]

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J. Scott Gordon Joins Workcare As Vice President Of Onsite Clinic Operations

Industry executive brings wealth of experience to leading occupational health services company Anaheim, Calif. – WorkCare, Inc., announced today that J. Scott Gordon has joined its management team as vice president of onsite clinic operations. In this newly created position, Gordon is responsible for WorkCare’s rapidly expanding worksite-based service line. Gordon has more than 30 years of […]

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