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WorkSaver Launches New Online Scheduling & Testing Software Program

WorkSaver is happy to announce the implementation of its new online scheduling and testing software program. The software utilizes a secure, HIPAA compliant online system that allows our client companies easy access to scheduling and reporting. Once a WorkSaver client…

How Not to Handle FMLA Leave

The FMLA has been around for almost a quarter century now. Employers have no excuse for ignoring the law. If managers and supervisors don’t understand what the FMLA requires or if you don’t have appropriate checks in place to make…

Wellness Corner: The DASH Diet for Reducing Weight and High Blood Pressure

The DASH diet plan was developed by Marla Heller, MS, RD to lower blood pressure without medication in research sponsored by the US National Institutes of Health, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The first DASH diet research showed that it…

Drug Issues and Fitness for Duty Testing

The opioid epidemic is well known today and creating a big problem for businesses. So, it is timely to address how we should deal with prescription drugs, in particular pain killers, when conducting FFD tests. Since individuals who use illegal…

Creating a Fitness for Duty Program for Assessing Physical Abilities to Work – Administrative Guidelines

Although the primary burden of legal compliance in FFD programs falls on employers, it is beneficial, if not imperative, that fitness for duty (FFD) evaluators help employers understand how to correctly implement and manage FFD programs for their employees. Administrative…

Drugs and FFD Testing

In general, prior to a job offer, a job applicant may be asked about any current illegal use of drugs (including the use of prescription drugs without a lawful prescription) as such inquiries are not prohibited by federal and state…

Enforcing a Workplace Dress Policy

From Employment Law – Business Management Daily Employers may create policies that require employees to maintain a neat, clean, professional appearance. But as straightforward as the issue seems to be, grooming standards can create problems for employers. For example, employers…

WorkSaver News – April, 2018

Course Offering: CBES Ergonomics and Wellness Course for Safety and Health Professionals: October 1-5, 2018: Certified Behavioral-Based Ergonomic Specialist (CBES) Certification Course. New Orleans, La. Refer to www.CBES-ergonomics.com for more information or call WorkSaver (800) 414-2174 to receive a registration…

In the past three decades there has been a large increase in the number of women employed outside the home and remaining in the workforce during pregnancy (Laughlin, 2011). Although I have previously addressed pregnancy and functional testing in the…

Fitness for Duty Tests and the AMA Guides: Assessing Risk, Capacity, and Tolerance to Work

Is an Employee Safe to Work? Determining whether a person is able to work safely can be difficult and challenging: it has the potential to affect individuals’ livelihoods as well as employers’ human resources by influencing workers’ employability, job transfers,…

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