Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! If you haven’t made a New Year’s resolution yet, don’t worry, there is still time. What better way to ring in the New Year than to resolve to have a healthier workplace? There are many ways to encourage and foster a healthier workplace for your company and employees. […]
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On-Site, Tailor-fit Safety Training
60% of employees who are trained in workplace safety are less likely to report back pain. Industrial Health Care Center, is available for workplace safety training. We will tour you facility and make recommendations tailor fit to your industry. Call our Levittown office at (215) 752-1600 or our Philadelphia office at (215)-677-3266 to learn more […]
It’s that time of year: Flu shot season
Flu shots are important to corporate wellness programs, not only do they keep employees healthy, they help prevent absenteeism and they help recruit new employees illustrating that you are company that cares about employees health. Instead of having a flu shot day, one strategy is to have a flu shot clinic. Flu shot clinics can […]
Workplace Safety Works
This year, AT&T challenged it’s employees to live a healthier lifestyle. 15,000 employees participated and met the challenge to lose weight, quit smoking and engage in healthy activities. In 4 months, in total, employees who participated lost 40,000lbs. Encourage your employees to live a healthier lifestyle, set measurable goals and challenge them to lose weight. […]
Wearable Technology and Corporate Wellness
Recently Fitbit, a wristband that tracts your activity, including your steps, distance you walked, calories burned and active minutes throughout the day has been implemented in corporate wellness programs. Most notably, Target. Fitbit Wellness, the companies business-to-business program, partners with employers so that employees can purchase the device. Employers are given tools to track their [&h...
Preventative Measures: Pre-employment Drug Testing
Workplace safety doesn’t just include personal protective equipment, proper lifting, or truck driver ergonomics (although, these are all essential) but it also includes preventative measures such as workplace drug testing. Did you know that pre-employment drug testing can prevent future employee drug related issue, help ensure workplace safety and reduce overall costs related to employee [&helli...
Questions about DOT/CDL Exams: The importance of DOT physical examinations
The importance of DOT physical examinations The DOT physical examination is an essential part of ensuring safety of the drivers and the public. The exam is a requirement for drivers to operate a CMV, this is to ensure that the person is medically qualified to operate a CMV. These drivers are held to a higher standard […]
Questions about DOT/CDL: Do I need to carry my medical certificate while driving?
Do I need to carry my medical certificate while driving? When driving a CMV, drivers must carry their medical certificate at all times. Drivers should treat the certificate like a state issued drivers licensed. If you are due for a physical exam or need to renew your medical certification and need a DOT/CDL physical exam […]
Questions about DOT/CDL: Where can I get a DOT physical exam?
Where can I get a DOT physical exam? DOT physical exams can only be performed by Medical Examiners who have been licensed in accordance with state laws and regulations to perform physical exams. This can be a medical doctor, a physician assistant, advanced practice nurse. Our office, located in Levittown, serves the region in performing […]
Questions about DOT/CDL: Medical Review Officers and Medical Examiners
When applying or renewing your DOT license you are required to receive a physical exam by a Medical Examiner who is licensed in accordance with the State Laws to perform physicals examinations. A Medical Review Officer is a licensed physician who is responsible for reviewing lab results from employers drug testing programs. Industrial Health Care Center […]