• industries-affected-by-travel-illnesses-Newsroom
    08/27/2016 // Posted in

    As new illnesses are being discovered around the world, medical staff is rushing to contain potential outbreaks. Travel health experts educate employers about the necessity of good health habits and more importantly, vaccinations. However, travel illnesses tend to affect some industries more than others. 

  • 10-things-employer-should-know-Newsroom
    08/27/2016 // Posted in
    In 2012, an estimated 5.1 million United States residents traveled overseas for business. For employers with employees who may travel internationally, it’s important to stay aware of the proper travel vaccinations to best protect their employees
  • employers-employees-know-foreign-travel-Newsroom
    08/26/2016 // Posted in
    Traveling for business presents all types of concerns for employers and employees. To ensure you and your employees are prepared for international travel, be sure to consult with one of Concentra’s expert travel health specialists.
  • foreign-diseases-history-Newsroom
    08/26/2016 // Posted in
    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is constantly fighting against the spread of various diseases that have led to epidemics in other countries. Here are five recent types of disease that are prevalent in other countries and can be transmitted by others. 
  • how-to-get-your-employees-stick-with-home-PT-Newsroom
    08/23/2016 // Posted in
    When it comes to work injuries, the challenge is often not in whether or not the employee can return to function. The challenge is getting them to stick with treatment and understand how completing therapy benefits them—not just their employer. There are a few ways you can help your employees stick with PT and return to function. 
  • whatmostbusinessdontknowaboutWCNewsroom
    08/22/2016 // Posted in
    Workers’ compensation is a complex system. Knowing what’s covered—and what’s not—may seem more trouble than it’s worth; but as an employer it’s important to know what you’re required to do to protect your employees and your business. Here are three things most employers may not know about workers’ compensation.
  • travel-standard-vaccine-differences-Newsroom
    08/22/2016 // Posted in
    For employees who may travel overseas, there is increased potential to be exposed to foreign illnesses that may not be present in the U.S. Before your employees head overseas, it’s important to know the difference between traditional inoculations and more specialized vaccines. 
  • how-to-create-company-culture-that-promotes-fitness-Newsroom
    08/21/2016 // Posted in
    Health and wellness has become a hot topic throughout the nation, and many companies are jumping onto this trend as a way to create a positive company culture. Here are 4 simple ways to create a company culture that promotes wellness. 
  • Innovating-employee-benefits-Newsroom
    08/21/2016 // Posted in
    Some tech company benefits may only seem practical for their industry, but it’s reasonable to think that what tech companies are pioneering in the workplace today may become common in major companies in the near future. Here are a few examples of tech companies who are offering innovative employee benefits (that may be coming soon to a workplace near you):
  • 5-healthy-habits-for-a-successful-school-year-Newsroom
    08/21/2016 // Posted in
    After a summer of freedom, sending your kids back to school can be stressful and the last thing you need to worry about is your kid getting sick. Here are five healthy habits your family should follow for a successful start to the school year.

  • tips-to--prevent-workplace-eye-injuries-Newsroom
    08/09/2016 // Posted in
    Eye injuries happen in the workplace all too often, but with the right equipment they are largely preventable. Effective safety procedures and policies can help employers protect their employees, and cut down on costly incidents.  
  • how-to-prepare-fisrt-PT_Newsroom
    08/08/2016 // Posted in
    If you have been injured recently, there is a good chance that you may need to visit a physical therapist. Before your first visit, there are some things you should know.
  • Jason-ConcentraColleague-Newsroom
    08/08/2016 // Posted in

    Concentra, the nation’s leading provider in occupational medicine, announced today the appointment of Jason Richardson as Vice President of Operations for its Central States Region.  

  • Safe-in-the-sun-Newsroom
    08/08/2016 // Posted in

    Outdoor workers often have dangerous jobs, but it’s important to remember that sun damage poses as serious a health risk for them as other parts of their roles. To protect from long-term consequences, employers should ensure that their employees are sun safe. 

  • 6-reasons-to-take-vacation-summer-Newsroom
    08/07/2016 // Posted in
    American workers generally get less paid time off than their counterparts in other countries, but many of us still aren’t using that time. If somethings holding you back from getting away, consider the following reasons for why you should take a vacation instead of stressing about all the reasons you shouldn’t. 
  • 10-summer-fitness-tips-Newsroom
    08/07/2016 // Posted in

    Summer is the season of outdoor activities. Whether you love to hike, swim, or ride your bike, summer is the perfect time to go outside and just have fun. Here are some ways to stay safe in the summer sun—no matter what activity you enjoy.  

  • OSHA-Drug-Testing-Rule-August-2016-Newsroom
    08/05/2016 // Posted in
    As you may be aware, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released a new rule regarding employee drug testing.
  • how-employer-using-wearbles-Newsroom
    08/01/2016 // Posted in

    As companies continue to innovate in wearable technologies for the consumer, more solutions are becoming available for business sector. Here are some popular wearables that are making a big impact in on-the-job safety.

  • 5-reasons-office-pets-Newsroom
    07/29/2016 // Posted in
    Allowing pets in the workplace has long been seen as a fun employee perk. But for some employers, an open door policy toward pets--particularly, man’s best friend--has business-enhancing benefits.
  • 4-tips-managing-millennial-workforce-Newsroom
    07/28/2016 // Posted in
    In less than 10 years, Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce and unlike their grandparents, this demographic is less likely to stick with one company their entire lives. Here are four things that you can do to keep millennials at your company—and away from the competition.