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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Sanford Health is committed to the health of our patients, our employees and the communities we serve. The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation. Read the most recent COVID-19 updates.

COVID-19 Webinars

Browse Sanford OccMed’s available COVID-19 webinars to learn more about how the pandemic affects businesses. Watch past webinars or register for upcoming ones to get the latest information.

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CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

A new online database clearinghouse offers real-time information about commercial driver’s license (CDL) drug and alcohol program violations. All companies that employ CDL drivers are required to use this clearinghouse. It went live in January 2020.

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Discounts on Profile by Sanford

Help your workers improve their health and well-being through a membership with Profile by Sanford. Profile provides nutrition, activity and lifestyle coaching to help members lose weight and keep it off.

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DOT Clearing House Now in Effect

Are you ready for the new DOT Clearinghouse? The Department of Transportation (DOT) Clearinghouse is now live, and it’s already impacting hiring processes and compliance programs. You must complete the registration process before you can conduct queries or report drug and alcohol violations in the DOT Clearinghouse.

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FMCSA Doubles Random Drug Test Rate for Truck Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is increasing the random drug testing rate for 2020. The new minimum random controlled substances testing rate for commercial driver’s license holders is 50% starting on Jan. 1. This is double the 25% rate, which has been in effect for the past three years.

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How Hearing Conservation Programs Protect Workers

Your employee has been exposed to a dangerous noise level. What are your next steps? How do you ensure the hearing of your employees is well protected in the future? Learn more about hearing protection, audiograms and the proper use of hearing protectors.

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Monitoring Marijuana Usage in the Workplace

Marijuana can be challenging for employers due to its ambiguous legal status at state and federal levels. Can you allow marijuana use by your employees outside of the workplace? Would you violate anti-discrimination statutes if you fire an employee for marijuana use? Learn how drug laws and regulations affect your workplace and what should be in your marijuana drug policy.

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National Quality Re-Certification

Sanford Health Occupational Medicine is proud to have received a three-year quality re-certification in occupational health from the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals (NAOHP). Learn about how our team’s exceptional services got us an NAOHP certification.

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Protect Yourself from Winter’s Slips, Trips and Falls

Clayton Van Balen, employee health director at Sanford OccMed, offers tips to prevent employee injuries from falls or slips. He identifies common walking hazards, potential injuries from these hazards and the steps employers can take to keep their workforce safe.

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Recordable Injuries through OSHA

What injuries are recordable according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)? Learn everything you need to know about OSHA’s injury regulations. We’ll teach you how they define a recordable injury and how that definition affects your workplace safety program.

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The Cost of Hiring the Wrong Fit

Pre-placement services save you time and money during the hiring process and protect your employees from injuries. Make sure you’re hiring employees who can physically perform their required job duties. A simple screening process will reduce workplace injuries and employee turnover for your business.

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The Difference between Health and Wellness

While often used interchangeably, there is a difference between the terms “health” and “wellness.” Learn their definitions and how one informs the other from Stephanie Murdock, executive director of occupational medicine and employee health at Sanford OccMed.

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