CHR Newsletter – October 8, 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.

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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

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“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

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.

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.


CHR Newsletter – October 8, 2015

CHR Supports the Second Mid-Atlantic Regional Occupational & Environmental Medicine Conference
October 17-18, 2015

Planning Ahead Is a Critical Component of Road Safety


Drive Safely Work Week 2015 is Oct. 5-9. Motor vehicle accidents are the No. 1 cause of work-related fatalities. The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) has launched a free, comprehensive online toolkit to help employers plan ahead for Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW), the October workplace campaign that seeks to improve the safety of employees, employee family members and their communities.

Delivering an Effective Employee Wellbeing Strategy: Why It Matters


Workplace wellbeing is often regarded as a “fluffy” term by business leaders, but employee wellbeing strategy is rising up the corporate agenda as smart companies begin to realize what it can bring to employee engagement and the bottom line. This article offers some practical tips on how to deliver an effective wellbeing program.

Stand-up Solution: Sit-stand Desk Users Sit Less, Burn More Calories


According to a new University of Iowa study, employees with sit-stand desks stood 60 minutes more a day at work compared to their co-workers with sitting desks, and they continued to do so long after their newfangled desks lost their novelty. Plus, the sit-stand desk users walked an additional six minutes a day at work.

A Walk Around the Office Can Reverse Vascular Dysfunction


Across the country, many employees are seated at desks for the majority of an eight-hour workday. As technology creates an increase in sedentary lifestyles, the impact of sitting on vascular health is a rising concern. Now, researchers have found that by walking for just 10 minutes after a prolonged period of sitting, vascular health can be restored.

Is Technology the Answer to Computer-related Stress?


With computers and mobile devices the norm in today’s workplace, computer-related stress is a risk for employers keen to keep productivity levels up and sickness absence down. But technology can also provide an answer to some of these problems.

Sleep Better and Boost Productivity


A good night’s sleep is a fundamental part of our health and wellbeing, and means we are more alert and productive during the day. So why do so many of us find it hard to achieve? This article shares expert advice on how to help employees improve their sleep routine.

Occupational Health Research Round-up: October 2015


European countries need to do more to address workplace mental health, a study finds in this month’s round-up of recent occupational health research. Other studies look at cognitive behavioral therapy and work participation and chronic disease among older workers.

Upcoming Conferences

  • Second Mid-Atlantic Regional Occupational and Environmental Medicine Conference,
    October 17-18, 2015
  • OAOHN Fall Conference, November 5-7, 2015
  • NCAOHN/SCAOHN Fall Conference, Nov. 11-13, 2015
  • CSAOHN Annual Conference, Nov. 12-14, 2015
  • NJSAOHN, November 19, 2015
  • NECOEM / MaAOHN, December 3-4, 2015
  • American Occupational Health Conference (AOHC),
    April 10-13, 2016
  • AAOHN 2016 National Conference,
    April 11-14, 2016
  • 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

<< for more information

Health and Safety Works, LLC

Health and Safety Works, LLC provides training, consulting, and research services in support of Occupational Health (OSHA), Transportation Health (FMCSA) and Health and Wellness. Read more about Health and Safety Works
or email 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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