Briotix News

Briotix Housekeeping MIPP Checklist Featured by California Hotel and Lodging Association

Team Briotix – August 03, 2018

Briotix was recently featured in the July California Hotel and Lodging Association newsletter, contributing a content article and comprehensive checklist for hotel properties needing to comply with the state’s new Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program OSHA standard.

The article…

Continue Reading

What Is the Average Cost of an Ergonomic Assessment?

Team Briotix – August 02, 2018

Workplace injuries can create a cascade of problems for your workers and your company, but many of them are easily avoidable with if you take the right precautions early on. An ergonomic assessment can help to identify occupational hazards facing your workers and can be used to develop effective…

Continue Reading

Free Cal-OSHA Compliance Webinar Download

Team Briotix – July 30, 2018

As of July 1, 2018, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA) Board requires all hospitality companies (hotels and motels) to develop and implement a comprehensive Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Plan (MIPP) for their housekeeping department. 

Continue Reading

Understanding the Requirements of the Cal-OSHA Housekeeping MIPP Standard - A free, 60-Minute Webinar

Team Briotix – July 16, 2018
Briotix will host a free, 60-minute webinar on July 24th at 10 a.m. to review the newly enacted California OSHA Housekeeping MIPP Standard.
Continue Reading

Busting the Myth of Work-Life Balance

Kayla Baron, ATC – July 16, 2018

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with work or at home? How about both?

If you answered yes to either statement, you are not alone. According to Mental Health America, 1 in 4 adults described themselves as “super stressed”. The root cause of that stress has been linked to constant exposure to…

Continue Reading

The Most Common Mistakes Runners Make: Are You Wasting Your Time on that Jog?

Michelle Buechner – July 09, 2018

Running can be a touchy subject:  you either love it or hate it.  Maybe you’d like to improve your speed or distance, maybe you just want to be able to run for a minute straight without stopping! Whatever level of experience you have as a runner, valuable information should be utilized so that…

Continue Reading

5 Common Ergonomic Problems and Solutions

Team Briotix – June 27, 2018

Estimates suggest that US companies spend more than $20 billion each year in workers’ compensation claims resulting from musculoskeletal injuries. When you factor in employee replacement, loss of productivity, and increased insurance premiums, that cost more than doubles. The good news is with…

Continue Reading

Six Pitfalls to Avoid When Creating a World-Class Injury Prevention Program -  Pitfall Six: Forgetting the Value of Expertise

Team Briotix – June 18, 2018

When it comes to creating a world-class injury prevention program, to make the biggest impact on productivity, morale, and a company’s bottom line, a comprehensive solution must be implemented. As we’ve discussed in the previous blogs of this series, Six Pitfalls to Avoid When Creating a…

Continue Reading

Six Pitfalls to Avoid When Creating a World-Class Injury Prevention Program -  Pitfall Five: Reaching to Injuries through Claim Management Instead of Prevention

Team Briotix – June 11, 2018

Many times, when Briotix is approached about launching a musculoskeletal injury prevention program, it’s as much about improving employee health as it is about saving the company money. Research indicates that a prevention program can improve productivity, decrease absenteeism, and lower…

Continue Reading

Six Pitfalls to Avoid When Creating a World-Class Injury Prevention Program -  Pitfall Four: Forgetting Employees Only Have One Body

Team Briotix – June 04, 2018

In previous weeks, we have discussed a number of pitfalls in our series Six Pitfalls to Avoid When Creating a World-class Injury Prevention Programs including thinking all risk of work-related injury can be designed out, believing employees won’t embracing technology, and equating a superior…

Continue Reading