Education

Tri-State Occupational Health will assist your business with education programs.

Safety Education Program

Tri-State Occupational Health is committed to the philosophy that safety in the workplace is a priority. Along with that philosophy is the belief that education is one of the most effective ways to achieve continual improvement in safety. Further, accidents are preventable, and the lack of safety-minded-practices increase the risk for employee injury and financial burden to the employer.

Tri-State Occupational Health actively assists business and industry by promoting an accident-free work setting and offering the appropriate safety training when necessary. Our program is prepared to help your company evaluate its compliance with current occupational health regulations and explore methods to achieve identified goals.

Tri-State Occupational Health can assist your company with education of employees and surveillance monitoring of these industry requirements:

  • Vaccine Immunization
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Program
  • OSHA Respiratory Protection Program
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Supervisory Training for DOT and non-DOT
  • "Right to Know" Hazard Communication Program
  • Other Needs Unique to your Company
  • Mining Safety Health Administration (MSHA)
  • Surveillance Labs - Lead-ZPP, Cadmium, Arsenic and Chromium

Wellness Programs

Education can be done quarterly or monthly with "Lunch and Learn" sessions, "Break for Health" sessions, or with a wellness area set up in lunchrooms. These are just a few of the topics available:

  • Injury prevention
  • Work place modifications
  • Ergonomics
  • Back safety
  • Upper Extremity Cumulative Trauma Disorder prevention
  • Bloodborne pathogens
  • Cardiac fitness
  • Healthy lifestyle choices
  • Managing stress
  • Diet/Nutrition
  • Prevention of Skin Cancer
  • Hearing conservation education
  • Onsite Presentations

Our staff of highly trained and experienced doctors, nurses and therapists can come to your business for a presentation. These are just a few of the topics available:

  • Building a culture of wellness
  • Ergonomics and you
  • Exercise: your best friend
  • Countdown to heart health
  • Back training
  • Identifying stress
  • Improving fitness
  • Know your numbers
  • Protecting your heart
  • Sun, skin and safety
  • Better nutrition
  • Weight management
  • Why care about cholesterol?

Screenings are beneficial as an indicator for health, and are utilized for the detection of disease. Some of the screenings available include:

  • Body fat analysis
  • Body mass index
  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Cholesterol / Lipid panel
  • Diabetes
  • Health risk appraisal
  • Flexibility screenings
  • Hand grip strength