Building a healthy workplace can lead to an increase in productivity, happier employees, and decreased absenteeism. One way to improve the health of your workplace is by creating a vaccination program. Hosted on an annual basis, workplace vaccination programs are one of the most effective means of preventing epidemics in the community. In this blog, we will discuss how to build a workplace vaccination program, the benefits, and what OnSite Health can do for you.(more…)
When it comes to your health, it isn’t always easy to tell when something is wrong. This is where health screenings come in. Health screenings are tests that look for diseases before symptoms are present; this allows doctors to find diseases early and provide treatment. There are numerous different types of health screenings with their own set of benefits. In this blog, we will discuss the importance of health screenings as well as various health screenings that are available today.(more…)
Respirators are crucial for protecting workers from hazards such as harmful pollutants, insufficient oxygen, and respiratory diseases such as COVID-19. Respirator fit testing is not just essential for healthcare workers who are expected to interact with patients, but for workers in all industries.(more…)
The COVID-19 outbreak which began in December 2019 in China has since expanded to touch every corner of the globe. On January 21, 2020, the United States had their first confirmed case which has led to millions of people sick and thousands losing their lives. Researchers around the world have worked tirelessly to develop a vaccine to combat the virus. Fast forward to June 2020 and several candidates have reached the late stage of the clinical trials of the vaccine with promising results.
With 2021 on the horizon, it is predicted that a safe and effective vaccine will soon emerge. In this week’s blog, we will discuss the importance of vaccines and the projected timeline for the COVID vaccine.(more…)
As we continue to navigate the new norm, many employers are taking the extra step to provide additional health resources to their employees. One of the resources is access to onsite nurses where employees and other designated active members of the workplace can have access to medical, safety, and wellness services.(more…)
As we continue to reintegrate working from the office setting back into our daily lives, there’s really no debate that returning employees to the workplace during and after the COVID-19 pandemic won’t be as simple as announcing a reopening or return-to-work date and getting right back into business as usual. Not only have many workplaces changed temporarily, but they may be different for the long-term, even beyond the approval of a yet-to-be-approved vaccine. The details of each employer’s plan to return to work may all look distinctive from each other, but there are some commonalities every business owner should keep in mind while drawing up their plans.(more…)