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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. […]

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...

Working in Confined Spaces

“This rule will save lives of construction workers. Unlike most general industry worksites, construction sites are continually evolving, with the number and characteristics of confined spaces changing as work progresses. This rule emphasizes training, continuous worksite evaluation and communication requirements to further protect workers’ safety and health.” — Assistant Secretary ...

That time of year!

It’s that time of year again and flu season is right around the corner. Protect yourself and get vaccinated from the flu this year. People most at risk for the flu are children, seniors and those with chronic health conditions. Call us today at (215) 750-6426! Stay healthy & work smart! To learn more about […]

Virtual Workplace Hazard Training

Wouldn’t it be great if your workers could explore common workplace hazards without exposure? Now they can, OSHA has announced a new interactive training web tool that allows employers and workers to virtually explore how to identify workplace hazards in the manufacturing and construction industries. Through this tool, users can operate as the business owner […]

OSHA’S Crystalline Silica Rulemaking

When workers inhale very small pieces of crystalline silica they are risk for a number of serious conditions. Silica exposure can be deadly, workers who inhale silica are at risk for silicosis, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease. Those who are at risk are workers whose work operations involve stone, rock, concrete, […]

SAMHSA Disaster App for Behavioral Health Responders

SAMHSA has released an app providing behavioral health responders with the resources they need to help provide support to survivors.  The App is now available in the App Store, Google play and BlackBerry App World. The app includes pre-deployment preparation, on-the-ground assistance, post-deployment resources and more. Everything is pre-downloaded, so you don’t have to worry […]