September 7, 2023

Emergency PREPAREDness 101

by Omar Fercha, LAT, ATC Are you PREPARED?!? I’m not talking about being prepared for your workday. If you are reading this I amn assuming you are embracing our PREPARED principals everyday at work. I’m talking about being prepared for the unexpected. When I worked as an ATC in the collegiate sports setting, I spent […]

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August 31, 2023

Lumbar Superstar (That Is What You Are)

by WRNW Run away with us on a resourceful journey as we shift our focus to a workplace warrior often carrying the weight — the lower back! Just as a solid cornerstone supports towering achievements, a sturdy back is pivotal for a productive and pain-free workday. Work Right presents a treasure trove of resources tailored […]

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August 24, 2023

Brimming With Headfirst Insights

by Trevor Addison, MS, ATC Hello there, safety-conscious readers and hard hat aficionados! Ready to embark on a journey that’s as protective as it is enlightening? Well, strap on your chin strap because we’re about to delve into the riveting world of hard hats and the serious safety they bring. From the days when “Hard-Boiled […]

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February 16, 2023

Working to a New Beat

by Caleb Patee, DO, MPH If our hearts are the engine of our bodies, what happens when injuries take their toll on the piece of machinery that keeps our bodies going? Work Right seeks to prevent these injuries from happening, but when they do, are you prepared for what comes after? Cardiac arrest and cardiac […]

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February 9, 2023

Tackling CPR

by Beth Briggs, MS, ATC A multitude of words about Athletic Trainers have been written in the wake of Damar Hamlin’s tragic on-field injury during the Bills – Bengals football game several weeks ago. When Hamlin collapsed on the field from cardiac arrest, Athletic Trainer Denny Kellington performed critical, life-saving resuscitation. While we’re not all […]

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December 15, 2022

Surviving Christmas Vacation

by Omar Fercha, LAT, ATC The holidays are a magical time of year. Great food, joy, and cheer spread across the world. A World Cup was finally played this time of year for real sports. There are so many things to celebrate this season! All the more reason to prioritize safety during the holidays. What […]

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November 2, 2022

The Cost of Injury: The Back

by WRNW We are back with saving you money. Last month we discussed the cost of shoulder injuries. This week we will educate you about back injuries. General back injury is one of the enterprise’s most expensive types of injuries. Specifically, low back pain is widespread, with 8 out of 10 of us destined for […]

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October 27, 2022


by Emi Calvo, ATC There are many benefits to having a feline friend in your life. Studies have shown that those with feline or canine companions have lower heart rate and blood pressure than those who don’t have pets. Cats often fill our need for companionship, aid in mental health, and even help us find […]

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September 22, 2022

The Cost of Injury: The Foot

by WRNW   It’s a literal pain to get back on your feet after a foot injury. In fact, the foot is one of the top five body parts attributing to work days lost. In continuation of our Cost of Injury* series, let’s dive deeper in the cost of foot injuries and how to prevent […]

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September 15, 2022

Suicide Prevention Awareness

by Amelia Meigs, ATC Work Right has a mission to put a dent in healthcare. This dent has workplace injury prevention at its core – keeping you physically safe and healthy while you do your job. But what about mental health? This month is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. So let’s put this stigmatized (and often […]

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August 11, 2022

The Cost of Injury: The Wrist

by WRNW This month’s installment of The Cost of Injury* focuses on a part of your body with an abundance of bones, ligaments, joints, and tendons – the wrist. With so many working parts, it’s no wonder wrist injuries happen easily and with glaring frequency. So let’s dive into common wrist injuries, the costs associated […]

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August 4, 2022

A Visit to the Wellness Center

by Work Right NW At Work Right NW, we hope you know we’re all about injury PREVENTION! In our effort to put a dent in healthcare, we provide training on proper ergonomics, identify and reduce ergonomic hazards, and encourage early reporting and intervention. Unfortunately, musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries still happen. They typically manifest themselves in sprains, […]

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