Briotix Health News

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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Understanding the Dangers of Wildfire Smoke and Tips to Prevent Injury

Team Briotix – September 23, 2020

Devastating wildfires are currently burning throughout the West Coast and it is estimated that in this year alone, more than 3.4 million acres have already burned. These fires have been so intense, often the skies are turned orange. Not only have millions been forced to leave their homes but the…

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New Study Links Home-Based Office Work to Increased Risk of Injuries

Team Briotix – September 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many companies to temporarily close physical buildings resulting in millions of workers around the globe working from home-based offices. Given the uncertainty of the pandemic and with no clear end in sight, many employers have been left to figure out how best to…

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Webinar: Contact-Free Industrial Virtual Ergonomics in the COVID-19 era

Team Briotix – September 03, 2020

Work-related musculoskeletal injuries (MSD) are among the most frequently reported causes of lost or restricted work time, across all industries. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, MSD cases account for more than 33% of all worker injury and illness cases.

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Free Podcast - Setting Up an Ergo-Friendly Home Office

Team Briotix – August 17, 2020

Many employees around the globe have found themselves working from a home office in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Setting up that office in an ergonomically correct manner helps reduce the risk of developing muscle discomforts and injury.

In our free podcast, "Setting Up an Ergo-Friendly…

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3 Stretches for At-Home Workers

Team Briotix – August 14, 2020

It should be no surprise if your posture is suffering more now than ever. With America's workforce transitioning to an at-home set-up, we've heard the outcry of neck, shoulder, and back discomfort due to poor ergonomic set ups and the increased use of mobile technology (aka your laptop).

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