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What about the Injured Worker?

Work is, unquestionably, good for our health. It not only provides us with income to support our families, it also gives us a sense of purpose and meaning. Research as shown that despite being injured, returning to work in some sort of capacity (modified duties) is often better for recovery than long periods away.  Injured…

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Prescription Drug Abuse in the Workplace

Most often whenever drug testing is discussed, the types of drugs which first come to mind are illicit drugs such as Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opiates (heroin) and PCP. There is significant research that validates concerns for abuse for these drugs; however, most recently there has been a growing concern in Canada around prescription drug abuse…