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Both Feet on The Ground: The Risks of Occupational Standing
Awareness & Education
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Awareness & Education
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Both Feet on The Ground: The Risks of Occupational Standing

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Jun 02, 2017

In the context of occupational health, standing is often framed as something employees aren’t getting enough of. This applies largely to sedentary work environments, where standing desks…

Proactive Intervention, Part II: Stop the Injury Cycle
Containment Strategy
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Containment Strategy
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Proactive Intervention, Part II: Stop the Injury Cycle

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Mar 21, 2017

A three-part series on proactive intervention by BIOKINETIX In Part I, we addressed why it’s important to help injured employees recover without interrupting the healing process. The traditional…

Proactive Intervention, Part I: Rethink Recovery
Corporate Strategy
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Corporate Strategy
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Proactive Intervention, Part I: Rethink Recovery

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Mar 21, 2017

A three-part series on proactive intervention by BIOKINETIX The aftermath of an occupational injury can be predictably arduous and time-consuming for all parties involved. Regardless of severity level,…

Yes, You Can: A Participative Approach to Occupational Health
Corporate Strategy
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Corporate Strategy
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Yes, You Can: A Participative Approach to Occupational Health

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Feb 06, 2017

The benefits of positive health behaviors, such as consistent physical activity or a balanced diet, are well documented. General knowledge dictates that one should exercise and eat…

What Makes an Occupational Wellness Program Effective?
Corporate Strategy
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Corporate Strategy
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What Makes an Occupational Wellness Program Effective?

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Dec 14, 2016

As chronic health and musculoskeletal conditions continue to grow, today’s workforce faces formidable barriers to productivity and well-being. Over two-thirds of U.S. companies have attempted to address…

Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss
Awareness & Education
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Awareness & Education
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Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Aug 09, 2016

In an industrial work environment, at-risk behaviors such as poor posture and improper eye protection can be observed and corrected almost immediately. But another critical aspect of workplace safety often goes…

How Exercise Brings Together Body and Mind
Exercise Science
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Exercise Science
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How Exercise Brings Together Body and Mind

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Jul 18, 2016

For decades, exercising has been associated with a myriad of physical benefits such as strength, agility, weight loss, longevity, and overall health. But what’s often missing from…

Practice Safe Lifting by Tightening Your Gut
Exercise Science
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Exercise Science
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Practice Safe Lifting by Tightening Your Gut

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Apr 25, 2016

For workers who spend much of their day lifting, pushing, pulling, or carrying materials—especially in a repetitive manner—it’s incredibly important to perform these movements properly in order…

The Benefits of Cultivating Nutrition-Savvy Workers
Awareness & Education
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Awareness & Education
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The Benefits of Cultivating Nutrition-Savvy Workers

Jon F. Kabance, RKT - Mar 30, 2016

Although National Nutrition Month is coming to an end, the importance of cultivating nutritional education extends far beyond the 31st of March. One of the most critical issues impacting…