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 »

April 29, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Silica Testing Compliance – No Time to Waste!

With over 2.3 million U.S. employees being exposed to silica in the workplace, you may be asking yourself three basic questions: 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 Read More »

April 25, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Attend the ASSE Expo On Us. Enter Now for a Free Pass

Advance your organization by connecting with 600 industry-leading exhibitors demonstrating the products and services that will take your programs to the next level. Whether you enjoy the energizing expo hall or prefer a one-on-one approach, you will find opportunities and solutions that fit you and your organization.   The Conference & Exposition offers an unprecedented 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 6, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Join us in New Orleans April 11-13, 2018

New Orleans April 11-13, 2018 will be the place to be for all things safety this year! Refreshed with a new name, NSC Southern Safety Conference & Expo (formerly known as Texas Safety Conference & Expo), this amazing event offers outstanding educational and networking opportunities! Some of the 2018 Southern Safety Conference & Expo Highlights 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.

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 »

November 27, 2017 - Holly Foxworth

New Blood Pressure Health Guidelines, Less Impacts More

 

November 16, 2017 - Holly Foxworth

Understanding the 6 Most Common Types of Drug and Alcohol Testing

Employee:  Hello, I’m here to have a drug test. Clinic Staff:  Okay, what kind of test are you needing? Employee:  I don’t know; my boss just told me to go and get tested. Then your phone rings.  It’s the clinic explaining they have your employee at their facility for drug testing, but unsure of the Read More »