Briotix News

Utilizing Wearable Sensor Technology and Customized Wellness Plans to Reduce Work-Related Injuries and Improve Employee Health

Team Briotix – July 17, 2019

An industry-leading guide dog school was experiencing an increasing number of work-related musculoskeletal injuries shortening the length of their trainers’ careers. This was particularly troubling because the company was struggling to retain trainers longer than five years and losing significant…

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Reducing the Risk of Workplace Falls by Improving Your Balance

Team Briotix – July 11, 2019

Having good balance is important for many daily activities such as walking and going up and down stairs.  Good balance is also important for reducing the risk of injuries in the workplace.

According to the National Safety Council in 2016, 697 workers died in falls to a lower level, and another…

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Briotix Health's Natural Disaster Response Services Highlighted in NATA News

Team Briotix – June 25, 2019

In the June edition of NATA News, Briotix Health's injury prevention services delivered to utility workers who are responding to natural disasters was examined and celebrated for the use of athletic trainers and athletic training in a new way.

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Reducing Workers' Compensation Costs in the Hospitality Industry

Team Briotix – June 07, 2019

An upscale, international hotel was exceeding the national average of workers’ compensation claims per 100 employees substantially and trending in the wrong direction. In just two years, the net incurred total claims was more than $3,024,000. Direct costs were only part of the story. Indirect…

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It's as Easy as PIES - Reducing Lost-Time Injuries and Improving Employee Health

Team Briotix – May 28, 2019

From 2012-2016, one heavy manufacturing company began experiencing a high work-related musculoskeletal injury rate. During this four year window, ergonomic injuries represented 35% of the company's lost work days. As the trend continued, management's concern grew as the out-of-work time impacted…

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Reducing Employee Injuries and Maximizing Resources with an Ergonomic Partnership

Team Briotix – May 07, 2019

Did you know, according to OSHA, more than 38% of all workplace injuries with days away from work are due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) such as sprains, strains, and tears. MSD injuries are entirely preventable with proper body mechanics coaching, ergonomic solutions, and individualized…

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Effective Materials Handling in Beverage Distribution to Reduce Musculoskeletal Injuries

Team Briotix – April 24, 2019

Planning to attend the BevCap Best Practices Workshop in Orlando this week? If so, don't miss Lorrell Zegarelli's presentation,

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Understanding the Costs and Risk Factors of MSDs at the Wisconsin Safety Council Annual Conference

Team Briotix – April 15, 2019

 

Planning to attend the WSC Annual Conference this week? If so, don't miss Tony Kaczkowski's presentation,

The Acheonomics of Sprains and Strains Impacting Your Working AthletesTuesday, April 16th at 3:30 p.m.

In the session, Tony will discuss the costs and risk factors associated with…

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Briotix Health at American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Conference

Team Briotix – April 03, 2019

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) will be hosting their annual Conference from April 8-10, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL. 

Donna Hoctor, Client Manager, will be speaking at the event: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. Five Steps to Creating an Effective Ergonomic…

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Briotix Health at Applied Ergonomics Conference

Team Briotix – March 21, 2019

Are you attending the Applied Ergonomics Conference next week? If so, don't miss the two presentations being offered by Briotix Health team members highlighting recent onsite and virtual ergonomic case study results. 

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