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Fatigue and the Impact it has on the Workplace

Shortened opportunity for sleep and reduced sleep quality are frequently related to accidents involving shift workers,  seasonal workers, truck drivers, emergency response employees, those working extended hours, and organizations with staffing issues. Fatigue in the workplace is often overlooked as a safety issue for several reasons: it is familiar to most people, there is a…

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Pre-employment Fitness-To-Work: Success Story

The Schwan Food Company is an international manufacturer and delivery organization for a vast array of frozen foods, with over $3 Billion in sales and over 22,000 employees. About 7000 of these employees are delivery drivers, of which 4000 new drivers are hired each year. Schwan’s delivery trucks make thousands of stops each day, bringing…

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Sleep Apnea and Your Golf Score

  Thinking of investing in a new set of expensive irons to help improve your golf game? Getting treatment for your sleep apnea may be a better answer. Golf is a cognitive sport that requires the skills that treatment for sleep apnea improves: memory, decision making, anger management, calculation, and hand eye coordination.  Recent studies…

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40M Target Customers Exposed to Preventable Fraud

    In today’s struggling economy, employers who don’t know the individuals working for them are leaving their business wide open to liability. The increasing number of court decisions ruling in favour of the plaintiff based on negligent hiring has put increasing pressure on companies to obtain more detailed and accurate information on prospective employees.…