Scary Symptoms of the Flu

  As the survivors of the hit show the Walking Dead are all too aware of, a virus can spread rapidly, infecting neighbors, towns and the entire country. Those infected, transform from energetic, happy people to zombies, easily identified by their slow movements, incoherent mumblings and seemingly dead eyes. Zombie State: Flu Season Although […]

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7 Must-Know Facts About the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine

You have several options when it comes to the flu vaccine, however, selecting which one is right for you can be challenging. One of our most frequently asked questions about the flu shot is the difference between trivalent and quadrivalent flu vaccinations. What is the quadrivalent flu vaccine? The quadrivalent vaccine […]

Answers to Your DOT Drug Screen Frequently Asked Questions

Drug screening is an important part of the hiring process. It is also required by anyone seeking their DOT CDL license. While the need for drug screening is widespread, there are some frequently asked questions regarding drug screens that we are asked throughout the process. To help you, here are […]

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Surprising Conditions for DOT Medical Exam

5 Surprising Conditions That Can Impact a DOT CDL Physical

The DOT Physical is one of the most important qualifications for any CDL driver. It ensures both the safety of the CDL holder and the other drivers who share the road. There are basic medical requirements all drivers must meet, including: 20/40 correctable vision, meaning the driver can wear eye […]

BWC Basics: What You Need to Know About A Physician of Record (POR)

When an employee is injured on the job, it is critical that all steps are taken to manage their BWC claim correctly. After the incident occurs, an injured employee may see any doctor for the first visit. After the initial visit, they must select a BWC-certified provider as their physician of record (POR). Common […]

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Employee Wellness Programs

How Workplace Wellness Can Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs

Today’s working population has an average age of 42 and approximately 10 percent of Americans are living with chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma and more. Obesity coupled with the fact that people are more sedentary, highlight a growing need for business owners to take proactive measures to improve the overall […]

Reporting BWC Claims

6 Critical Steps When Reporting Workers’ Comp Claims

We frequently hear from business owners that they are confused and intimidated by workers’ compensation laws. Our BWC coordinator frequently tells clients that the first two days after an employee experiences an injury on the job are the most critical. How to report workers’ compensation claims For legal reasons, you want […]

The Biggest Mistake Companies Make When Hiring DOT CDL Drivers

Drug testing is an important component of the hiring process. Failure to conduct a pre-employment screen violates federal regulations; however, when companies inquire about our consortium services, 80% of them do not have a pre-employment drug screen on file. We are always surprised to hear that an employer does not have […]

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Selecting DOT Consortium

10 Must-Know Qualifications for Selecting a DOT Consortium

Many employers we speak to understand the importance and necessity of drug testing their drivers. However, many do not know where to start because the implementation of a drug misuse program can be a huge undertaking for companies of any size. A successful and compliant drug program involves strategic planning, […]