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Hurricane resources for you & your staff

National Hurricane Center – Advisories on Hurricane Sandy The Weather Channel: Hurricane Central Safety Daily Advisor: Preparing your workplace for a hurricane IT World: Checklist for protecting your technology before & during a hurricane National Association of Insurance Commissioners: Disaster Planning for Small Businesses SHRM: Disaster Preparedness: Human Resources Hurricane Handbook Ready:Gov Hurricanes American Red…

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News Briefs: Opioids, Halloween, Handbooks & Politics

Prescription Drug Abuse – In Opioids in the Office, Emily Holbrook of Risk Management Monitor reports on a new study about prescription narcotics by the Workers Compensation Research Institute. The report, “Longer-Term Use of Opioids,” found that one in 12 injured workers who started prescription narcotics were still using them three to six months later….

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The Pink Glove Dance

Here’s a fun way to raise awareness for breast cancer and have fun doing it: The Pink Glove Dance Competition. Winners for 2012 haven’t been selected yet, but you can review and cast your vote for favorites. You’ll need to set aside some time – it looks like hundreds of healthcare organizations have submitted entries….

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Why not use Pinterest to jazz up your Health & Wellness communications?

Looking to add a little excitement to your organization’s wellness program and to engage your employees? Trying to find a new way to deliver the message and cut through the clutter? Consider using Pinterest as a communication tool. Pinterest is a “virtual pinboard” that lets you organize and share cool things you find on the…

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