CHR Newsletter – April 24, 2014

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Special Offers

Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Training via NECOEM:

April 26, 2014

Norwalk, CT


Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Online Training via ACOEM


Spirometry, Spirometry Refresher, Respirator Fit-Testing Training Courses

Baltimore, MD:

October, 2014 TBD

Pittsburgh, PA:

June 16-18, 2014*

Sept. 8-10, 2014*

Nov. 17-19, 2014*

*Followed by CAOHC-approved Hearing Conservation Workshop.

Fond du Lac, WI:

June 4-6, 2014.

Online Courses:

Spirometry Refresher

Spirometry Training

More Information:

Dr. Mary Townsend


Additional Spirometry Training/Refresher Training Courses in Ayer, MA: Register Online for classes in April and October.

CAOHC Certification:

Apr 30 – May 2, 2014

Winchester, VA

CAOHC Re-Certification:

May 1, 2014

Winchester, VA

NIOSH Certification:

Apr 28-29, 2014
Winchester, VA


Medlock Consulting is a physician search firm dedicated to locating, evaluating, and facilitating the placement of quality physicians in superior environments. To us, this means never taking shortcuts and always maintaining professional and personal integrity.

Nyla Medlock
Medlock Consulting
Phone 806-744-5250
Cell 806-239-NYLA(6952)
“Defining the Future of Physicians Globally”
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Occupational Health Connections, Inc. (OHC) is a distinguished leader in occupational and employee health staffing and recruitment. For job opportunities, please visit: OHC website

Dr. Tufail Shaikh’s book, MMI and Other Work-Related Injury Issues, is now available as an e-book (Download here).



CHR Newsletter – April 24, 2014

AOHC offers a variety of educational activities for participants new to OEM as well as for the experienced professional. Read More.


Visit with us in booth #202 in San Antonio!


CMV Drivers in Interstate Commerce Must Use MEs Listed on the National Registry to Obtain a
Medical Certificate Beginning May 21, 2014

May 21st is just around the corner. We are aware of new FMCSA regulations, and have conducted meetings with our staff members to ensure that all necessary processes are in place before the deadline. As of May 21st, all DOT exams coordinated by CHR will be scheduled with registered medical examiners, and our clients’ FMCSA compliance will continue to be our priority. For more information, please see

Visit the National Registry website | FMCSA website

RN/WC Case Manager Opportunity

CHR is expanding our team and needs a FT WC, Expatriate and Executive Case Manager for our Rockville, MD HQ

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Vendor Credentialing Immunizations

CHR has many clients with employees that must satisfy immunization credentialing requirements


CHR works directly with the employee to complete the vaccinations or titres (blood tests) required to show proof of immunity.

Creative Activities Outside of Work May Help Boost Your Job Performance

Study finds association between self-expression, improved problem-solving skills


Creative activities outside of work may help boost your job performance, a new study suggests.

Personal endeavors after-hours help employees recover from on-the-job demands and improve skills such as problem-solving, the researchers report in the April 17 issue of the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

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Using a Treadmill While Working Can Enhance Employee Productivity

Researchers studied employees using treadmills instead of office chairs as they work.


Walking while you work may not only improve an employee’s health, it may also boost productivity, according to new research.

Researchers studied employees using treadmills instead of office chairs as they work. Their offices were refitted to have a computer, phone, and writing space on a desk in front of a treadmill to be operated by the employee at up to two mph. The results of the study were encouraging — the treadmills had a significantly favorable impact on both physical activity and work performance.

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Police Officers Face Danger Far Worse than Anything on Law and Order

The public, and police themselves, may not realize they are exposed to unexpected dangers


“Police officers are exposed to danger from so many different elements — many of them unexpected — that they are dying not just on the job, but for the job,” says University at Buffalo epidemiologist John Violanti, PhD, an expert on police culture, psychological stress, illness and mortality.

And they are dying younger than the rest of us. A previous Violanti study found that on average, the life expectancy of police officers was significantly lower than the U.S. male population — a result, he suggests, of the exceptionally high and protracted degree of job-related stress.

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Upcoming Conferences

  • ACOEM, April 27-30, 2014
  • AAOHN, May 5-8, 2014
  • FSAOHN, September 11-14, 2014
  • WOEMA, September 17-20, 2014
  • ROHC, October 18, 2014
  • NEAOHN, October 27-29, 2014
  • NCAOHN, November 6-8, 2014
  • OAOHN, November 6-8, 2014
  • NECOEM, December 4-5, 2014
  • More to come; Stay tuned…

Past Conferences Supported

  • NCAOHN, March 26-28, 2014
  • Humana Forum 2014, March 25, 2014
  • NJSAOHN, March 19, 2014
  • CSOEMA, March 14-15, 2014
  • NECOEM / MaAOHN, Boston, MA, December 5-6, 2013
  • NCAOHN, Charlotte, NC, November 6-8, 2013
  • IFDAT, Coral Gables, FL, November 4-5, 2013
  • OAOHN, Celina, OH, October 24-26, 2013
  • CSAOHN, Sacramento, CA, October 17-19, 2013
  • NEAOHN, Newark, DE, October 9-11, 2013
  • VSAOHN / VOSH, Hampton, VA, October 9-11, 2013
  • IL AOHN, Bloomington, IL, October 3-4, 2013
  • SVAPOHN, Wilkes-Barre, PA, October 2-4, 2013
  • WOHC, Oahu, Hawaii, September 26-28, 2013
  • IN AOHN, Nashville, IN,
    Sep. 20, 2013
  • TSAOHN, San Antonio, TX,
    Sep. 19-21, 2013
  • FL AOHN, Orlando, FL, September 19-21, 2013
  • CLOHN, Pineville, LA,
    August 1-3, 2013
  • AOHC, Orlando, FL, April 28 – May 1, 2013
  • AAOHN, Las Vegas, NV, April 15-18, 2013

Job Openings


CHR has the following immediate openings:
RN, Occupational Health Case Management

RN, Occupational Travel Health Nurse

Medlock Consulting is a Physician and Occupational Health Search Firm dedicated to locating, evaluating, and facilitating the placement of quality physician executives, PA’s. NP’s, and RN-COHN’s in superior environments.




About Karen Cohen

Karen Cohen, RHIA, President and Owner of Corporate Health Resources, Inc., has over 30 years of experience designing, implementing, and managing occupational health record keeping systems and medical surveillance programs to meet the needs of clients in industry.

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