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Drug Screen Positivity Rate Spike a Wake-up Call

Quest Diagnostics analyzed the results of 8 million urine drug tests it performed in 2019 and found the workforce positivity rate had reached a 16-year high in comparison to prior annual reviews. This is a wake-up call for U.S. employers. There’s a good chance the upward trajectory will continue this...

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Avoid Injury After a Break from Physical Activity

As segments of the country reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees are returning to physically demanding jobs, gyms and group sports activities after taking a break from their usual work and fitness routines. There are ways for them to ease back into physical activity and reduce injury risk. Normally...

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Workplace Safety Index Provides Injury Management Insights

Liberty Mutual Insurance publishes an annual Workplace Safety Index on the top causes of disabling work-related injuries and their costs to employers, which exceed $1 billion per week. Year after year, the index is an indicator of injuries that could have been prevented or managed early to reduce cost burdens...

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New WorkCare Course: Return to Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic in California

WorkCare has introduced an affordable online course for employers on Return to Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic in California. You can access it here. The course covers recommended general industry procedures to help protect employees, business operators and others from exposure to COVID-19. While the course is based on California’s...

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