Frontline Supervisor: Safety in the Workplace

Q. My employee does not use his safety equipment. I have asked him many times to comply with our safety and OSHA standards, but to no avail. Maybe he doesn’t care if he is fired or injured. Can BJC EAP help?

The Truth About Dietary Supplements
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found nearly 300 fraudulent products — promoted mainly for weight loss, sexual enhancement and bodybuilding — that contain hidden or deceptively labeled ingredients. 
11 Ways to Keep Food Safe When Eating Outdoors

Picnic and barbecue season offers lots of opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. But these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. Here are tips for keeping food safe.

The Dangers of TV Tip-Overs

Children like to climb on furniture. For them, the home is a playground. As you childproof, you may not be aware that unsecured TVs, furniture and appliances are hidden hazards lurking in every room. Here are some simple, low-cost steps you can take to stay safe and save lives.

How to Prevent Identity Theft

Identity thieves steal your personal information to commit fraud. They can damage your credit status and cost you time and money restoring your good name. Here are tips for reducing your risk of becoming a victim.

Protect Your Little Pumpkins This Halloween

With the little ones gearing up for another Halloween, parents should be mindful of costume malfunctions and other dangers. Here are some guidelines from a BJC Medical Group physician for a fun, safe holiday.

The Dangers of Leaving Kids in Cars

On average, 38 children die each year of heat stroke as a result of being left in a car unattended. Sadly, 52 percent of these deaths are the result of the child being forgotten by a caregiver. Here are simple steps to avoid tragedy from a BJC Medical Group pediatrician.

Working Under the Influence: An Accident Waiting to Happen

The workplace is not immune to drug abuse. In fact, most substance abusers are employed. In a survey of callers to the national cocaine hotline, 18 percent confessed to stealing from coworkers to support their addiction, and 64 percent admitted that their drug use negatively affected their performance.

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Sending or reading a text on the highway is like driving the entire length of a football field blindfolded -- extremely dangerous. Distracted driving is an epidemic on America's roadways.

Protect Your Kids From Internet Crime

An estimated 77 million American children and teens are now online. Learn the warning signs and how to prevent your child from becoming a target.