Monthly Archives: May 2019

Do You Hear Marijuana Impairment Red Flags Flapping?

Posted by Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H. Some recently published articles have raised red flags for me – as they should for employers and fellow physicians who are Medical Review Officers (MROs) – with respect to state legalization of medical and recreational marijuana use. Colorado Emergency Cases One flag popped up when the Annals of Internal […]

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Prevention Stand-down Focuses on Falls in Construction

The National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down, May 6-10, focuses focus attention on preventing falls in construction, the leading cause of fatalities in the industry. During the stand-down,  the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) partners with other organizations to encourage employers and workers to pause voluntarily during the workday for safety demonstrations, training in hazard […]

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