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Company policies may contribute to health impact on the bottom line

Insurance, time off affect business outcomes
January 15, 2014

Human resources policy in areas such as health insurance benefits, paid time off, and compensation are important "missing variables" in studies connecting health and business outcomes, according to a report in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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Workaholics work harder – not better

High strain linked to decreased job performance for those addicted to work
November 21, 2013

Workaholics work hard, but still have poor job performance — mainly because of high mental and physical strain, according to a study in the November Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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Healthier workforces may lead to a healthier bottom line

Study suggests link between “culture of health” and financial performance
September 12, 2013

Companies that build a culture of health by focusing on the well-being and safety of their workforce may yield greater value for their investors, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM), official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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Lack of leadership worries U.S. employers

Lagging productivity also a concern
April 10, 2013

For the third year in a row, lack of high-potential leaders is the most pressing concern for human resources executives, with 32 percent putting it at the top of their list in a recent survey by Right Management.


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Worker’s Memorial Day

“The pain and suffering never goes away”
March 26, 2013

ISHN interviewed Kent McElhattan, chairman of Industrial Scientific, about Workers’ Memorial Day, which will be observed Sunday, April 28th. Q:  When did you first become aware of Workers Memorial Day, Kent?


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Store-Drawers from Accuform Signs

A place for every tool
March 12, 2013

Store-Drawers™ - Complement your 5S program and elevate productivity through visual management and organization of tools.


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What is Track and Trace?

February 5, 2013

Track and trace solutions help businesses track and trace the goods from production to sales and distribution. It is important to understand its impact to your operation because of the strong financial returns it brings to your business:


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Americans go to work sick - and spread the germs

December 20, 2012

Americans don’t like to take sick days – and when they’re sick, they don’t take steps to prevent co-workers from getting sick, too. Those conclusions come from a new study commissioned by Cintas Corporation, which found that 84% of U.S. adults who are employed have gone to work while sick. Of those, 45 percent don’t warn co-workers about their illness, and 45 percent don’t avoid direct contact – such as shaking hands – which could transmit an illness to others.


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Phone counseling helps depressed workers

February 18, 2012

A work-focused, telephone counseling program for depressed employees not only improves depression, but also leads to increased productivity and decreased costs, reports a study in the February Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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Exercising to reduce stress may not increase productivity

Stressed-out employees may work out instead of working
October 12, 2011

Employees who exercise to manage high job stress may actually have reduced levels of work productivity, suggests a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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