Briotix Health News

Free Webinar: Common Office Work-Related Injuries and Strategies to Avoid Discomfort

Team Briotix – January 19, 2021

When it comes to preventing common office-related injuries, many people think setting up your office in a proper ergonomic position will prevent any future discomforts. While an ergo-friendly work environment is the first step, preventing common musculoskeletal injuries in an office setting is…

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Reap the Benefits of Stretching and Strengthening

Team Briotix – January 11, 2021

For many, the new year is a time for resolutions and often, those resolutions include improving one’s health. For some, that might be changing dietary habits. For others, it might be adding exercise into the daily routine.

If you are looking to add a fitness regime to your routine, consider…

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Tips to Prevent the Winter Blues

Team Briotix – January 04, 2021

January is here and that means winter is in full force for most of the United States. With winter comes an array of issues that can negatively impact your health – colds, dry skin and eyes, and seasonal affective depression (SAD).

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Staying Safe During a Winter Workout

Team Briotix – December 21, 2020

Even the most avid athletes can struggle to stay motivated to workout during the winter months. With fewer daylight hours and chilly temperatures, you may decide to settle in for a long winter of boring treadmill runs. However, with appropriate planning, exercising outside during cold weather is…

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Briotix Health Expert Featured in OHS Canada Magazine Article

Team Briotix – December 11, 2020

Cheryl Schwientek, Associate Ergonomics Professional and Briotix Health Program Manager, was recently featured in an article for OHS Canada. In the article, she outlines best practices in ergonomic safety for remote workers.

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Planning During a Pandemic - Free Webinar on Worker Health Trends that will Guide 2021

Team Briotix – December 09, 2020

Given the uncertainty of 2020, it may be hard to even attempt to figure out what 2021 will look like. However, as we reflect on the past nine months, we have seen how significant disruptions brought on by COVID-19 have changed the way we work, live, and care for ourselves. As such,…

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Large Utility Company Reduces Average Workers’ Comp Claims Cost by 40%

Team Briotix – December 01, 2020

A large utility company was experiencing a steep rise in workers’ compensation claims and healthcare costs with an average cost per claim of more than $13,000. To meet safety goals and address budgetary issues, the company needed to decrease the cost of workers’ compensation claims.

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Webinar on Creating a Home-Based Employee Ergo Program

Team Briotix – November 09, 2020

For many companies, the idea of employees teleworking may have started as a short-term response to COVID-19, but now 9 months into the pandemic, some are considering work-from-home as a more permanent solution to keep employees safe.

In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more…

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Don't Baby Your Back! Tips for Common Back Discomfort

Team Briotix – November 02, 2020

Most of us will experience at least one episode of back discomfort in our lifetime.

Statistically, it is the most common musculoskeletal ailment in our modern society.

Chances are high that you or someone you know may be in need of support with the treatment of back pain so here are some tips to…

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Webinar on Changes to the Hiring and Re-hiring Process due to COVID-19

Team Briotix – October 15, 2020

This year has demanded constant adaptation to changing needs and expectations of employers nationwide. Are you prepared for the changes to your hiring and rehiring process as a result of the pandemic?

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