Tag : Occupational Health and Safety

Leading Causes of Workplace Injuries and Fatalities in Texas State
10 January 2023 | US Testing

Leading Causes of Workplace Injuries and Fatalities in Texas State

As one of the most highly-populated States, Texas has a high incidence of injuries and fatalities, year after year. This article examines the Texas data compared to other States and explores the leading causes of workplace injuries and fatalities in Texas.

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The Top 6 Reasons Employers Use Occupational Testing
21 November 2022 | General

The Top 6 Reasons Employers Use Occupational Testing

At SureHire, our experts are frequently asked when employers should test their employees. Of course, keeping employees and the public safe are the main reasons to test, but there are many scenarios that might prompt an employer to complete occupational testing. Here are 6 of the most common reasons for initiating occupational health testing.

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the Forestry and Agriculture Industry
18 October 2022 | Audio, General

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the Forestry and Agriculture Industry

The forestry and agriculture industry is a high-risk sector for occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL). This article explores the risks for NIHL in forestry and agriculture and what employers can do to minimize them.

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Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Mining
3 October 2022 | Pre-Employment Testing

Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Mining

Despite advancements in mine safety, mining remains a dangerous business. One of the primary reasons for that is human error. Occupational testing can help prevent and address human error by identifying risk factors and unsafe behaviours.

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Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Forestry & Agriculture
16 August 2022 | General, Pre-Employment Testing

Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Forestry & Agriculture

In recent years, interventions, including occupational testing and safety education and training, have significantly reduced the number of fatalities and injuries in the agricultural industry. But there is more work to be done. Farming remains dangerous work.

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3 Oral Fluid Adulteration Methods You May Not Know About
23 April 2021 | General

3 Oral Fluid Adulteration Methods You May Not Know About

We’ve all likely heard of the many adulteration methods for urine drug specimens but we seldom consider the possibilities when it comes to oral fluid tests…

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The Importance of Driving Safely!
24 February 2021 | Education & Training, General

The Importance of Driving Safely!

Vehicle collisions are responsible for 50 million injuries and 1.35 million fatalities annually…

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9 Keys to an Effective Drug and Alcohol Policy
17 February 2021 | Drug & Alcohol Testing

9 Keys to an Effective Drug and Alcohol Policy

Having a well-documented policy is critical to building a culture of safety excellence. So what makes a good policy?

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Fitness-to-Work Testing: What It Is & Why It's Critical
25 January 2021 | Fitness-to-Work Testing

Fitness-to-Work Testing: What It Is & Why It’s Critical

Fitness-to-Work testing acts as a tool for employers to better understand their workforce’s physical capabilities and potential limitations. This creates opportunity for…

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Crucial Facts Employers Should Know
10 December 2020 | General

Crucial Facts Employers Should Know

Delve into some of the most crucial facts and FAQs about Drug & Alcohol testing, including…

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