Urgent Care & Occupational Health in Stockton

Urgent Care & Occupational Health
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Avoiding Narcotic Dependence

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Employers need trustworthy employees who can perform their agreed-upon duties without personal issues causing disruption. Drugs in the workplace can negatively impact employee performance, personal health, and workplace safety. Establishing and maintaining a drug-free workplace through the development of expected and supportive policies and procedures, can boost your business by attracting preferable employees to help the organization grow without the costs and distractions often associated with drugs in the workplace.

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Ergonomics in the Workplace

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Ergonomics is the study of people in their working environment and modifying the work to fit the worker, not the other way around. The goal as an employer is to optimize an environment to eliminate discomfort and risk of injury due to work. A workplace ergonomics assessment and improvement process removes risk factors that can lead to injury and allows for improved performance and productivity.

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Prompt Care of Injuries Can Minimize Employee Downtime

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Whenever there is an injury in the workplace, the sooner it is evaluated and treated, the more likely it is that the employee will be able to return to work feeling their best.

The Importance of Prompt Care

If an employee is injured at work, it is important to seek medical treatment right away, even if the injury seems minor. Prompt treatment of a work-related accident makes it more likely that they will recover faster and thus be able to return to their regular duties sooner.

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Reportable Injuries vs. First Aid

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Whenever an accident or incident occurs at work, it needs to be determined whether it can be handled with simple first aid, or if it needs to be properly recorded under the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) requirements. Knowing the definition of and the difference between first aid and reportable injuries can help you improve the accuracy of your OSHA logs and reduce over-reporting.

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Managing a Return to Work after COVID

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As we enter a new era of workplace safety and security following the COVID-19 lockdown, employees should be able to confidently return to work, onsite or remotely, and administrators must have the peace of mind that they are complying with the new requirements. Getting back to work in the office while keeping employees and visitors protected from the current pandemic should be of the utmost importance to all employers.

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The Importance of Heat Awareness and Hydration

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Working in hot conditions isn’t just difficult - it can be dangerous. When the human body is unable to maintain a normal temperature, heat-related illnesses can occur and may result in death. Be prepared and decrease the chances of your employees overheating by protecting them from heat-related illnesses.

Heat Awareness

The risk of heat-related illnesses and stress is increased in employees who work outdoors and in hot environments, such as bakeries, construction sites, factories, farms, fires, and mines.

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Stockton Urgent Care & Occupational Health

Elk Grove Urgent Care & Occupational Health

Important Notice: If your emergency occurs after regular business hours, please visit your nearest emergency room. For life threatening injury or illness, call 911 or visit your nearest emergency room.