CHR Newsletter – January 29, 2015

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CHR Newsletter – January 29, 2015

Our Clients Say It Best…

“I just wanted to take a minute to thank you and your staff for the wonderful work that you do.
In particular, Candee and Manuel have been so helpful and always respond in a manner to calm me and provide just what I need. No other company would be so responsive and attentive to our needs. You have a great team and I appreciate them all.”

We at CHR would love to hear from you too, and we thank our clients and partners for your feedback and support!

Reducing Work-Family Conflicts in the Workplace Helps People to Sleep Better


Workers who participated in an intervention aimed at reducing conflict between work and familial responsibilities slept an hour more each week and reported greater sleep sufficiency than those who did not participate in the intervention, a study shows.

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Bullying and Harassment at Work: Research Suggests How to Manage It


This article is a concise summary of a comprehensive review of literature from 2005 to 2009 on bullying and harassment at work, and addresses the limited literature available up to 2005. It offers a critical appraisal of 27 papers. The evidence suggests that the prevalence of bullying was increasing and had physical and mental health effects on individuals. It also had consequences for the employer, such as reduced job satisfaction.

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A Guide to Psychological Screening and Surveillance in the Workplace


Health surveillance and screening are a familiar part of an OH adviser’s role, involving a systematic approach to the identification of early signs of work-related ill health or injury. This article is concerned with the need for OH providers to undertake surveillance in relation to known psychosocial workplace hazards that have been shown to cause harm to workers.

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For Pastors, It’s Easy to Pack on the Pounds


Stress, long hours and low pay are among the reasons why more than one-third of clergy in the United States are obese, according to a new study that also identified a number of ways that pastors can reduce their risk of obesity.

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Work Hard, Party Harder?


Working long hours may raise the risk for alcohol abuse, according to a new study of more than 300,000 people from 14 countries.

Researchers found that employees who worked more than 48 hours a week were almost 13 percent more likely to drink to excess than those who worked 48 hours or less.

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A Healthy Guide to the Super Bowl [Slideshow]


Before heading back to work on Groundhog Day, football fans will crowd together Feb. 1 to see the New England Patriots battle the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. There will be cheers, There will be tears. There will be food.

But don’t let one football game derail your healthy habits. Follow these seven steps suggested by Dr. Steve Feyrer-Melk, Chief Science Officer of health app Nudge, to make sure you don’t lose on Football Sunday, even if your team wins.

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Upcoming Conferences

  • SAAOHN, February 26-27, 2015
  • PAAOHN, March 10-13, 2015
  • NCAOHN, March 18-20, 2015
  • AAOHN, March 23-26, 2015
  • ACOEM, May 3-6, 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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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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