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kate smith posted a blog post

Dealing with substance abuse at the workplace

That substance abuse is a serious issue and menace at the US workplace needs no iteration, if one takes a look at these disturbing statistics compiled by the National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (NDWA) for five years from 2008 suggest:-        Close to nine percent of the workforce in the age group of 18-64 used alcohol heavily in one month prior to the survey -        More than eight percent used illicit drugs in the same preceding period -        Between nine and ten percent of the employees…See More
2 hours ago
Adam Fleaming posted a blog post

Clarifying the misconceptions about DMFs and Quality Agreements

A Drug Master File (DMF) is a file that lists the materials and processes that have gone into a drug. This submission is made by manufacturers of drugs to the FDA, and has to contain everything that goes into the drug, and has to include not only the materials and the processes; but also confidential information pertaining to the facilities in which the drugs are manufactured. All the inputs that have gone into not just the manufacturing, but also the packaging and storing of all human drugs…See More
3 hours ago
John Robinson posted a blog post

Upcoming FDA FSMA Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods

The process of finalizing new food safety rules by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is underway. The accent of these upcoming FDA FSMA rules on the sanitary transportation of human and animal foods is the ways by which scientific and safe transportation and logistics involved in food transportation can be bettered. The FDA is required to establish rules for improving, auditing and enforcing new rules relating to food transportation. Congressional instructions have been issued for…See More
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NIOSH Research Explores Cleaning Ambulances With UV Light

Research at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health site in Morgantown is delving into a new method of disinfecting ambulances and other emergency vehicles that have transported…Continue

Started by Jay D. Rohman Jan 19, 2016.

Twas the Night Before Recertification

We hope you enjoy our holiday video! To celebrate the holiday season, Health Education Solutions is offering 15% off ACLS and PALS recertification courses when you use the code "HES11" (valid for…Continue

Tags: holiday, funny, discount, test, Nursing

Started by Rebecca Howard Dec 13, 2011.

AED in the mfg plant 3 Replies

I have a question for the group.I'm the HSE support and the EMT for our plant.The AED we have is 7 years old this March.We have had to replace battery twice and pads regularly as they expire(again in…Continue

Tags: training, emt, responders, first, AED

Started by Randy. Last reply by Douglas Comstock Mar 1, 2010.

Should medicine be available to your employees openly? 8 Replies

One of the biggest questions that my employees have is why don't we keep Tylenol, Ibuprofen, diarrhea, migraines, cramps, etc... on site for them. My management staff has asked as well. My comment is…Continue

Started by Jason A Beck. Last reply by Ben Lenchner Jul 27, 2009.

When is it time to send them home? 1 Reply

I'm sure that there are multiple sites that have the same issue that I have: overweight and unhealthy employees. I have numerous times sent associates to the doctor or even home when they don't feel…Continue

Started by Jason A Beck. Last reply by Jim Harris Feb 17, 2009.

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