CHR Newsletter – August 13, 2015

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Respiratory Protection Education & Resources Webkit –Available at No Charge:

Earn CNE as you learn with a 90-minute, self-paced, 10-module online program designed to help you polish
your respiratory protection competencies and have the highest performance as your organization’s
Respiratory Protection Administrator.

Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Online Training via ACOEM


Spirometry, Spirometry Refresher, Respirator Fit-Testing Training Courses

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Fond du Lac WI Baltimore MD

Bismarck ND

Online Courses:

Spirometry Refresher

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Dr. Mary Townsend


CAOHC Certification

CAOHC Re-Certification

NIOSH Certification

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International Safety Systems, Inc.
(Global EHS Service Provider)
Webinars – 2015


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

Visit Corporate Medical Consulting
. Dr. Charles H. Elliott, DHSc, PA-C. Former Global Director Medical Affairs provides medical program development, policy review, audits and annual reporting in support of your programs. Visit the website or call directly 614.401.9920.

Relief EHS, LLC

Relief EHS is uniquely qualified to provide answers to your environmental health & safety (EHS) questions, make it easier for your business to comply with regulations, and help you achieve EHS goals while minimizing costs and potential liability.


CHR Newsletter – August 13, 2015

CHR has sponsored two golfers (Terri and Jamie Trumble) in the PolyOne 2015 United Way Golf Outing. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in Akron, OH. Pictured above with Karen Cohen is Terri Trumble.

Work, Pedal, and Be Happy


A new study from the University of Iowa finds that inspiring office employees to be active at work could be as easy as pedaling a bike — and they don’t have to leave their desks. Workers who pedaled more were more likely to report weight loss, improved concentration, and fewer sick days than co-workers who pedaled less.

Does Research Indicate that Health Promotion Improves Employee Health?


How effective are health promotion programs in improving employee health, and what is their impact on reducing presenteeism and absenteeism? This article offers a critical review of the available research.

Occupational Health and Ergonomics: Two Disciplines, One Goal


There are many ways ergonomists can work in collaboration with OH professionals to enhance the safety and well-being of working people. This article explains more about what ergonomists do and how ergonomic specialists can work in occupational health.

Are Mobile Devices Contributing to Repetitive Strain Injuries?


With the growing use of mobile technology, both at home and at work, more employees are suffering from repetitive strain injuries. This article on disability technology and ergonomics looks at what employers can do to tackle the problem.

The Four Core Components of Safety Excellence


Organizations that have basic safety programs in place usually take one of two paths: either they turn their attention away from safety to other priorities, thinking their safety performance is adequate, or they turn their attention to true safety excellence. The organizations with the most excellent safety performance have added four core components to their safety efforts.

Occupational Health Research Round-up: August 2015


This month’s round-up of recently published occupational health research studies looks at occupational therapists experiencing musculoskeletal injuries, stress in the working environment and chronic heart disease rehabilitation.

Upcoming Conferences

  • PolyOne 7th Annual Supplier Symposium,
    Monday, August 31, 2015
  • WOEMA, September 24-26, 2015
  • FSAOHN, October 1-3, 2015
  • Atlantic Regional Occupational Medicine Conference, October 17-18, 2015
  • OAOHN Fall Conference, November 5-7, 2015
  • NCAOHN/SCAOHN Fall Conference, November 11-13, 2015
  • IAOHN (Indiana), Permanent Vendor/Sponsor
  • NECOEM / MaAOHN, December 3-4, 2015
  • More to come; Stay tuned…

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.

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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Health and Safety Works, LLC


Health and Safety Works, LLC is a transportation and occupational health consulting company promoting health and safety on the road and in the workplace and assisting in the implementation of health, wellness and safety policies and programs to maintain safe roads and safe work environments. They serve motor carriers, CMV drivers, general industry employers and employees and medical professionals. Read more about HSW Founder and CEO, Elaine M. Papp RN, MSN, CM, COHN-S FAAOHN.




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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