Total Worker Health – Explained

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17 min read Total Worker Health. Dr. Bud Harris says it’s safety goggles and an apple. It’s occupational safety and health protection plus workplace health promotion. An out-of-shape worker is more likely to be injured. Dr. Bud urges companies to follow NIOSH’s Total Worker Health initiative, adding stretching, walking meetings and healthy foods in the lunchroom machines. And more. Dr. Bud is a Certified Wellness Coach and Certified Personal Trainer. He led EHS at Con-way Freight, Intel, Tyco …

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The Virtual Suggestion Box

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20 min read The old suggestion box used to be a fair way for employees to offer ideas at their organization. However, over the years, it’s become a rusty, forgotten box with little hope of future use. In this podcast, Rich Kneece of The Massachusetts Technology Corporation tells about their product Vocoli, an application designed to accept employee input via computer or mobile device. The result is instant information which management can use to implement change faster. It’s …

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Lean Methodology In Healthcare

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13 min read Lean Methodology In Healthcare — hear Mark Graban on 5S, Six Sigma, and “lean Sigma” in the medical world. Mark Graban is the CIO of KaiNexus, a technology and software company enabling continuous improvement in organizations. Brandon Nys talks with Mr. Graban about his experience as consultant, speaker and author on lean efficiencies in healthcare. Mark wrote the Shingo Award winning “Lean Hospitals,” plus other books, “Healthcare Kaizen” and “The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen.” …

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