Our Blog 2017-08-07T19:13:19+00:00

OSHA and the ACC Create Alliance to Promote Awareness for Diisocyanates Exposure

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) have formed a two-year partnership to bring awareness to diisocyante exposure in the workplace and promote safe methods for its utilization in [...]

OSHA Introduces Application To Transmit Injury And Illness Data Electronically

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has unveiled the Injury Tracking Application (ITA). The Internet-based form gives businesses the ability to electronically submit injury and illness data from their finalized 2016 OSHA Form 300A. [...]

OSHA Has Updated its Regulations for Post-Accident Drug Testing

Late last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued new regulations relating to reporting and recording occupational illnesses and injuries. These regulations protect workers from creating disincentives to reporting an occupational injury or [...]

Vijay Eyunni, M.D., M.P.H., Featured in The Star Tribune & St. Paul Pioneer Press

Dr. Vijay Eyunni, Minnesota Occupational Health's medical director, was recently featured in both the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Dr. Eyunni, who is also a team physician for the Minnesota Twins [...]

Pre-Hire Human Performance Evaluation (HPE) aka Post-Offer Employment Testing (POET) or Work Simulation

Employers with positions that require specific physical abilities will often create a functional job description in addition to required duties, responsibilities, and the education, skill level, and experience that would enable a person to perform [...]

Signs of Heat Illness (Video)

Recognizing heat illness is crucial for runners at all ages and stages. Listen to Summit Orthopedics’ experts describe symptoms of heat illness and what actions to take if you or another runner starts to experience [...]