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Emergency One Provides OSHA Compliance Physicals and Medical Surveillance

By / September 15, 2017 / / 0 Comments

Emergency One helps the New York State Department of Transportation comply with the new OSHA rule for Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust by providing medical exams to give potentially highly exposed workers information on their lung health. Between now and June 22, 2017 the Hyde Park and New Windsor locations will be testing employees from the […]

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Hep B Vaccine 101

By / March 10, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

  Many of you are familiar with the term “Hep B” vaccination. You may have needed one for work or travel. So what exactly is “Hep B” or Hepatitis B vaccine? Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the Hep B virus. Blood or other bodily fluids may transmit it the Hep B virus […]

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Onsite Season is Here!

By / February 24, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

    Many times, it is necessary to take our services on the road. Over the past month and moving into the month of March, we visit many different types of businesses and industries. Here’s a sample of who we’ve visited during our “Onsite Season”:     Montgomery Fire Department Glasco Fire Department Ulster Hose […]

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Snow Removal Health and Safety Tips

By / February 10, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

Winter hit us in a big way this week and now it’s time for snow removal. Many workers will be given this task with little or no training in the hazards of such operations. According to OSHA, many workers are seriously injured or killed while performing snow removal from rooftops and other building structures.     […]

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Emergency One Adopts Electronic DOT Exam Platform

By / December 28, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

Emergency One has implemented a comprehensive, web-based solution to simplify the DOT certification process. There are many advantages to our new system including: More streamlined medical exam process Reduction in errors … nearly 100% accuracy rate on all DOT exams Built in FMCSA regulations and guidelines keeps our clients compliant Legible documentation – no need […]

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OSHA delivers final rule on Silica Exposure

By / April 12, 2016 / / 0 Comments

    On March 25, 2016, OSHA published its long-awaited final ruling on the standards for respirable crystalline silica. There’s mixed reaction to the standard. One thing for sure, in order to comply, businesses will need increased monitoring and medical surveillance. Some say that the expectations are not reasonable while others say it’s long overdue. […]

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Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

By / April 11, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Since the 1970’s, EAPs have grown in number and are rapidly becoming commonplace in the business environment. Employee Assistance Programs are designed to help reduce the number of workplace problems by providing access to screening, assessments and interventions for employees. Unfortunately, many times personal problems are unavoidable when your employee shows up for work. Employees […]

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E-One Helps Companies Remain Drug-Free

By / March 18, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

Employers are always looking for ways to demonstrate their commitment to health and safety. A drug-free workplace will not only improve work conditions, it may reduce legal costs, minimize insurance premiums, and allow your business to qualify for grants and government contracts. In order to maintain a drug-free workplace, five components should be in place. […]

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Workplace Safety in the New Year

By / February 1, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Occupational Health and Safety never takes a break in your workplace. Even so, it’s always good to check yourself in key areas in your commitment to having a great 2016. Here are a couple of “Safety Resolutions” to help you kick start the New Year. 1. Review your manual handling program. Poor lifting techniques are […]

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Workplace Strategies to Minimize the Spread of Sickness

By / January 20, 2016 / / 0 Comments

This time of the year creates havoc in workforce absenteeism. The flu, colds and general sickness put a tremendous burden on the employees that have to pick up the slack. There are ways to encourage great workplace strategies to minimize the spread of sickness in your business. Simple messaging is a great way to reach […]

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