Briotix News

Footwear that Works

Kyle Johnson, ATC – October 17, 2018

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is mandatory in all industrial work environments. Hard hats, safety glasses, gloves, and harnesses are vital in protecting workers from accidents and injuries in any industrial or construction operation. Each employer has their own rules and regulations on the…

Continue Reading

Briotix Health is going PINK

Team Briotix – October 09, 2018

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and each year more than 40,500 women die from the disease. Those numbers equate to one woman being diagnosed every 2 minutes and another woman dying…

Continue Reading

Briotix Health at the International Lineman's Rodeo

Team Briotix – October 04, 2018

Heading to the International Lineman's Rodeo next week? If so, don't miss the safety conference prior to the start of the Rodeo on October 10th and 11th. Tony Kaczkowski will be speaking on Functional Body Mechanics for Working Athletes on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

Continue Reading

Functional Fitness – Fit for Life

Kyle Johnson, ATC – October 01, 2018

The fitness craze has been booming for several years now, and it doesn’t show signs of stopping any time soon. It seems a new and improved workout routine pops up just about every other week. However, despite the promises of these new programs, rarely is one routine perfect for everyone.


Continue Reading

October is National Ergonomics Month

Team Briotix – October 01, 2018

In 2003, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) designated October as National Ergonomics Month. For 15 years, the goal of the month has remained the same – create awareness and promote ergonomics through teaching, learning, networking, and fun educational programming.  

Continue Reading

3 Examples of Unreasonable Accommodations in the Workplace

Team Briotix – September 20, 2018

In all work environments, an accommodation is considered anything that allows someone to do the essential functions of their jobs. An accommodation could be equipment, coaching, scheduling, task rotation or job rotation; any change that allows someone to do the essential function of their job.

Continue Reading

How to Build a Safety Culture in 10 Simple Steps

Team Briotix – September 10, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 alone 5,190 people died while doing their jobs. That’s more than 14 people per day. Many of these deaths were completely preventable.

Continue Reading

Briotix Health at the VPPPA National Symposium

Team Briotix – August 27, 2018

Are you attending the VPPPA’s National Symposium next week? If so, you won’t want to miss the Executive Vice President Tony Kaczkowski’s presentation, The ACHEONOMICS of Musculoskeletal Discomfort and Industrial Sports Medicine Cures on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.

Continue Reading

11 Injury Prevention Exercises You Can Do At Work

Team Briotix – August 25, 2018

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) are common and costly in the workplace. According to the Department of Labor Statistics, nearly 40% of all loss-time injuries are MSDs and cost roughly $50 billion a year for US companies. While those numbers may be staggering, there is good news when it comes to…

Continue Reading

When Can Carpal Tunnel Be Considered Work-Related?

Team Briotix – August 23, 2018

Carpal tunnel is one of the most common repetitive stress injuries facing workers today, with the CDC reporting an average of about 900,000 new cases in the US annually. In some cases, carpal tunnel can be attributed to working conditions, opening up employers to compensation claims. However, as…

Continue Reading