Briotix News

9 Workplace Injury Prevention Tips for the Smart HR Manager

Team Briotix – February 05, 2019

According to the US Department of Labor, workplace accidents cost an estimated $1 billion per week in this country. Of those injuries, nearly 65% are preventable injuries such as slips, falls, and overexertion.

In addition to the workers’ compensation costs to a company, workplace injuries have…

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Four Woes of Winter and Tips for Beating Them

Katie Leach, MS, ATC, LAT – January 15, 2019

Winter can be an extremely challenging time of year. For much of the country, the season means cold, bleak, and bouts of rain, ice, or snow. Given these environmental factors, winter can be very dangerous.

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Stepping Towards Better Health in 2019

Pat Schoenenberger PT, CEAS – January 09, 2019

With the New Year, many resolutions will be made to drop a few pounds and get into better shape. One great way to start seeing major improvements to your health is by increasing the number of steps you take in a day. The American Heart Association recommends taking 10,000 steps per day to…

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How Does a Workers Comp Claim Affect an Employer?

Team Briotix – January 03, 2019

A workers comp claim can be very costly to your business as you’ll have to pay an employee’s medical costs as well as their lost wages. However, most of your expenses are likely to come from indirect costs, which can include everything from an immediate work stoppage that occurs as a result of…

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Let’s Talk Pillows: Maximizing your Sleep in 2019

Pat Schoenenberger PT, CEAS – January 03, 2019

It’s no secret that good posture and good sleep are both critical elements of optimal health and function. But did you know that good posture while you sleep is also important for your overall well-being? Research indicates a strong connection between good sleeping positions and good sleep…

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How to Lower Workers Compensation Premiums

Team Briotix – December 21, 2018

Workers compensation claims can take a significant toll on your business if left unchecked, but as many are avoidable, you have a great incentive and opportunity to limit them. Depending on the scale of an employee’s injury, they may require significant time off, a lengthy and expensive…

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Top Employee Wellness Trends of 2018 and Predictions for 2019

Team Briotix – December 12, 2018

From an expanding understanding of early discomfort management to incorporating Industry 4.0 technologies in the workplace, 2018 saw the continued evolution of employee wellness. Based on industry research, company surveys, and anecdotal evidence, 2019 will bring even more transformation to…

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9 Workers Compensation Cost Reduction Strategies

Team Briotix – December 11, 2018

We all want our employees to be healthy, happy and safe on the job. But as responsible employers, we know that accidents can and do happen, even on the most safety conscious job site.

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Briotix at the UAA Wisconsin Safety Summit

Team Briotix – December 03, 2018

The Utility Arborist Association will be hosting their annual Wisconsin Safety Summit from December 6-7, 2018 in Green Lake, WI. Tony Kaczkowski, Chief Strategy Officer, will be speaking at the event on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 9:20 a.m. on Functional Body Mechanics for Working Athletes.

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Briotix Health Case Study for Shortening Disability Durations to be Highlighted at NWCDC Conference

Team Briotix – November 28, 2018

Are you attending the NWCDC Conference & Expo next week? If so, don't miss Bob Patterson, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, as he participates in the panel discussion Case Study for Shortening Disability Durations with On-Site Resources on December 5, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Bob will be joined…

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