6 Workplace Injury Prevention Strategies for Your Business

Workplace Injuries

The American workplace thrives on productivity, but increasing workplace injuries affect business and employee well-being. Beyond the human cost, workplace injuries translate into lost productivity, increased healthcare costs, and potential worker’s compensation claims. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) census of fatal work injuries reports for 2022, there were 5,486 fatal work […]

How Can Remote Triage Services Reduce Costs on Workers’ Claims and Healthcare?

Remote Triage Services

How Can Remote Triage Services Reduce Costs on Workers’ Claims and Healthcare?     Did you know in 2022, U.S. employers reported a staggering 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, that’s a 7.5% increase compared to 2021. These injuries and illnesses don’t just impact worker productivity […]

Tips for Preventing Fire in Your Workplace

Ways to Prevent Fire in the Workplace

Imagine you’re at your workplace, maybe an office, a store, or a factory, and there is a sudden fire that cannot be put out easily. It already sounds fearful, right? Fires in the workplace are serious emergencies that can lead to devastating outcomes, such as severe injuries, loss of lives, and extensive property damage. Both […]

Common Work Related Injuries

Most common injuries in the workplace

Whether in an office or working on-site, both can be equally risky when it comes to getting injured. The work related injuries might differ from one workplace to another, but some are quite common everywhere. Both the employer and employees should know about these injuries in order to prevent them. If someone gets injured, it […]

Incident Investigation: Surface Causes Vs Root Causes

Surface Cause Vs Root Cause Recommendations

In the world of investigating incidents, it’s important to understand the difference between surface causes and root causes. Knowing to differentiate between the two is what gives an effective solution. It helps safety experts, investigators, and management teams to figure out not just what happened but why the incident took place. It also leads to […]

ICD-10 Codes for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

ICD-10 Codes for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Medically Reviewed By Dr. Fred Mosley Overview Symptoms Causes Risk Diagnosis Treatment  G56.0 Carpal tunnel syndrome  G56.00 …… unspecified upper limb  G56.01 …… right upper limb  G56.02 …… left upper limb  G56.03 …… bilateral upper limb

Treatments Options For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Treatments Options For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Medically Reviewed By Dr. Fred Mosley Overview Symptoms Causes Risk Diagnosis ICD-10 Codes If the CTS is diagnosed in time and the early stages, it is possible to use non-surgical methods to help improve and manage the symptoms of this condition.  Some of the non-surgical ways that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be treated include:  Wrist […]

How to Diagnose Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

How to Diagnose Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Medically Reviewed By Dr. Fred Mosley Overview Symptoms Causes Risk Treatment ICD-10 Codes There are a number of methods that can be used to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome. Your occupational healthcare provider may conduct one or more of the below tests to diagnose CTS in employees.  Background of Symptoms A healthcare provider will review the […]

Risk Factors Associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Risk Factors Associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Medically Reviewed By Dr. Fred Mosley Overview Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment ICD-10 Codes Numerous factors have been linked to carpal tunnel syndrome, although they may not directly induce the condition. It is important to remember, though, that these factors can heighten the risk of irritation or damage to the median nerve.  Anatomic Factors Wrist fractures, […]

Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Medically Reviewed By Dr. Jeff Mosley Overview Symptoms Risk Diagnosis Treatment ICD-10 Codes Work-related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) in the wrist is primarily caused by repetitive hand and wrist movements or prolonged awkward hand positions that compress the median nerve within the carpal tunnel. Your employees can risk developing CTS due to the following causes. […]