OccuCare Blog


Injury Prevention Programs: How are my employees going to benefit?

OSHA first aid early intervention programs are all the buzz these days. OccuCare's owner and partner, Jim Mecham, MSIE, OTR/L, CPE, covers what national data shows us.


9 Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

Wintertime often leaves people with the Winter Blues — a term used for feeling down at this time of year. Here’s nine things you can consider to fight these feelings.

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Eliminating Workplace Musculoskeletal Injuries — Trends

Jim Mecham, MSIE, OTR/L, CPE has years of experience working with companies to eliminate workplace musculoskeletal injuries. He now writes about the interesting trends he has seen over the years!


What is Ergonomics?

Tom Rothery, OTR, CFCE, breaks down ergonomics – the study of designing equipment, devices, and processes that fit the human body and its cognitive abilities.

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On-Site Early Intervention: Non work-related injuries Improving Health and Wellness

Tom Rothery, OTR, CFCE, writes about a recent visit he had at a company to help an employee dealing with a non-work-related injury. Read his recent post to see the results!

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On-Site OSHA First Aid for Work-Related Injuries

Tom Rothery's recent blog post brings light to high-level services geared towards reducing and eliminating medical costs. This read includes a real-life example showcasing the benefits of these offerings.

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Eliminating your workplace injuries

Looking to eliminate workplace injuries? Check out Mike Steinborn's blog post which discusses how you can significantly reduce workers' compensation costs.

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Opiates in the Workplace

Opiates in the workplace is a very important issue that affects companies both small and large. OccuCare's Medical Director, Dr. Ben Feinzimer, DO, MS, discusses this issue in his most recent blog post.


The Frank Consequences of Outdated Job Descriptions

When is the last time your company took a look at your job descriptions? Our very own Mike Steinborn provides some great insight into outdated or incomplete job descriptions.

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Most Common Workplace Injuries Going into the New Year

Are you looking for the top solutions to help reduce your risk and overall work related injuries? OccuCare's Steve Ziccarelli provides some great insight .

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Pre-Shift Stretching Programs: Do they really reduce your work-related injuries?

Tom Rothery's, OTR, CFCE, Injury Elimination Specialist, new blog post discusses the importance and key points to implementing a successful pre-shift stretching program.

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Functional Employment Testing Onboarding Done Right

Did you know employee turnover can be as much as 50% in the first 18 months of employment? Vic Zuccarello’s blog covers the easy, cost-effective, and legal solution — post offer employment testing!

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Top 5 Work Related Injuries

In 2012 workplace injuries accounted for $60 billion in direct medical cost. Of this, ergonomic related injuries were 32.5% of this cost or a total direct medical cost of $20.4 billion dollars. Wow, $20.4 billion in ergonomic related injuries. Yes, billion with a B!

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Trends in Post Offer Employment Testing

Post offer employment testing has become very popular for companies worldwide. See what the latest trends are for POETs and learn about the tests you can provide to companies in your area.

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