Sandy Greeson

Sandy Greeson

Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, Essential Functions Evaluator, & Certifed Clinical Instructor

Did you know that March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and Early Detection is Key!  

As I was getting ready for work this morning, and watching my morning dose of KTHV 11, Dr. Bobby Kikati from Gastro Arkansas provided a morning segment about Stopping the Cancer Before it Starts.  It was so informative for me that I thought I would share a little of the information with you:

July 1, 2018 was the deadline for submitting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Form 300 in regards to Injury and Illness Record Keeping for establishments with 250 or more employees.

How did your company rank this year?
As the article from Employee Benefit News states, the following are the most costly health conditions for employers:

10. High Risk Pregnancy
9. Smoking
8. Cholesterol
7. Depression/Mental Illness
6. Hypertension/Blood Pressure
5. Heart Disease
4. Musculoskeletal
3. Obesity
2. Cancer
1. Diabetes

One of the most valuable things an employer can do to protect themselves from unnecessary workers comp injuries is have an accurate and up to date functional job analysis for each position within their organization. 

Since February is National Heart Month, we think it is a good time to discuss what you should know when visiting your cardiologist.
Say that at your last physical you were referred to a cardiologist. What happens next?
Visiting your cardiologist can be stressful, and a lot of the time we forget everything we want to know. Here are some tips to help you prepare.
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