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How to Set Up Your New Office to Be Ergonomically Correct

Team Briotix – February 28, 2019

When moving to a new office location, there are many factors to consider – location, building size, and cost, just to name a few. Once the initial logistics are taken care of, it’s important to consider how your employees will be working in their new work space.

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6 Examples of Ergonomic Injuries in the Workplace

Team Briotix – February 26, 2019

Ergonomic injuries can affect all employees regardless of workplace environment or job tasks. In fact, ergonomic injuries are the most common form of injuries across all industries, which is why it is important to learn about the costs associated with those types of injuries and injury…

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Briotix Health at AgSafe Activate 19

Team Briotix – February 26, 2019

Are you attending the AgSafe Activate 19 conference this week? If so, don't miss Kelson Wann, Industrial Sports Medicine Professional and Solutions Advisor, as he presents A New Perspective on Employee Wellness on Wednesday, February 27 at 2:30 p.m. 

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13 Cheap (or Free) Ergonomic Upgrades for the Office

Team Briotix – February 25, 2019

Besides improving the overall health and wellness of employees, companies who encourage employees to implement proper office ergonomics experience several other benefits. Reduced workers’ compensation costs, increased employee productivity, improved work quality, and improvement in employee…

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What Are the Main Causes of Industrial Accidents?

Team Briotix – February 12, 2019

The workplace can be a dangerous environment, especially in an industrial setting. In 2017 alone, there were 2.9 million non-fatal injuries in the workplace. While that number is down slightly from years past, improving employee safety and reducing workplace accidents remain important goals for…

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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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