June 27, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Early and Often Silica Testing Could Have Changed Carl’s Life

Spend less than a minute with Carl and you can immediately see his pride and joy comes from Charlie, his varsity baseball playing grandson.  Carl recites batting averages and game stats as though he were the one playing in the game. Unfortunately, Carl has to watch the games not from the stands, but from videos Read More »

June 11, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

How to Deliver the Perfect Toolbox Talk

Are you delivering your toolbox talks with an impact, or is your tone causing them to tune out? To encourage your employees to actively listen and respond to safety measures, you’ve got to bring out a new role in your leadership position: that of motivational speaker! Here’s how to deliver the perfect toolbox talk so Read More »

June 5, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Your Employee Was Just Bitten By A Snake. Now What?

Did you know that over 8,000 people every year are bitten by snakes in the United States? The unfortunate truth is, outdoor workers pose an even greater risk for snake bites. The risk isn’t limited to venomous bites either–serious workplace injury can result from a seemingly ‘harmless’, non-venom bite which may cause an allergic reaction Read More »

May 30, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Keep It Clean: 3 Housekeeping Techniques That Prevent Employee Injury

  These days, no one is safe from injury. In today’s busy, growing ‘to-do list’ world, workplace injury continues to cost billions of dollars per year to employers, and millions of dollars in lost wages for employees. We’re breaking down injury prevention so that employers (and their employees) stay safer at work by doing some Read More »

May 25, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Can Pre-Employment Exams Save Lives? As a Nurse, I Say Yes!

Earlier in my career working in an emergency department, I learned to expect the unexpected.  In fact, I thrived in chaos and welcomed the opportunity to be a part of a team that helped save the lives of those in need.  But when it comes to occupational health, the focus lies in prevention; preventing unnecessary Read More »

April 29, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Silica Tesing Compliance – No Time to Waste

Who is at Risk? Any employee who is exposed to respirable crystalline silica is at risk.  OSHA defines respirable crystalline silica as very small particles at least 100 times smaller than ordinary sand you might find on beaches and playgrounds, created when cutting, sawing, grinding, drilling, and crushing stone, rock, concrete, brick, block, and mortar. Activities such Read More »

March 12, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Axiom OHP – Tools for Employees to Safety and Effectively Work

As Axiom’s Occupational Health Program Client Liaison, I interact with clients each day who are unsure of what type of testing their employee population needs. As overwhelming as it may sometimes seem, the best part of my job is explaining how easy we make it for them! We schedule all of the tests and exams, Read More »

March 3, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Medical Emergency Reassurance

Two years ago, while conducting an operations meeting, I found myself in a situation nobody anticipates happening to them.  Sitting around a conference table, less than two feet away, one of my employees became unconscious while having a medical emergency. I remember feeling paralyzed with fear, absolutely helpless as someone called 911.  The seconds felt like hours Read More »

December 18, 2017 - Holly Foxworth

How Will You Manage the New 2018 DOT Drug Testing Mandates?

Did you hear the news? Significant changes are being made to the urine drug testing panel, effective January 1, 2018. Holly FoxworthHolly is an ER nurse by trade, but loves content marketing.  She was born outside the box and believes everything is better with “sprinkles and sparkles”.  She is passionate about impacting lives and uses Read More »

November 30, 2017 - Holly Foxworth

National Flu Vaccination Week; Employee Health

It’s National Flu Vaccination Week! Help us raise awareness about important employee health influenza (flu) prevention actions, including receiving a flu vaccine every year. Preventive actions, including covering your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough and limiting your contact with others if you become sick, can also help prevent the spread of flu. Read More »