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NIOSH Renews HWC Funding for Five Years

Total Worker Health Funding Renewed Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email NIOSH Renews HWC Funding for Five Years The Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (HWC) has recently been awarded a renewed five-year grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) totaling more than $6 million.  […]

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HWC joins OSHA Alliance Program

HWC Joins OSHA Alliance Program New OSHA Alliance Agreement Signed The Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (HWC), recently entered into an Alliance Agreement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Federal Region VII to address behavioral health, which includes mental health and substance use, in the workplace. Alliance Objectives 1) Create guidelines for […]

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Marijuana and the Workplace: Policies

This episode of Workplace Matters is a companion to our earlier episode “Marijuana and the Workplace: Introduction”. In this episode we look at what factors should be considered when revising or creating marijuana policies for a business. How should policies reflect or not reflect the changing litigation around marijuana, and what factors should be taken […]

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New Podcast Available: Opening During COVID-19

This episode of Workplace Matters will look at health and safety measures and resources available for restaurants and retailers during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Businesses that need to interact directly with customers have needed to make many changes to operate safely, and they have been some of the hardest hit businesses in the nation. We talked […]

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