How COVID-19 is Changing Occupational Health Care

The number one priority for occupational health is the safety of workers on a project site. As the spread of COVID-19 continues, occupational health has adapted by incorporating more precautions and equipment to maintain the safety and health of workers…

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Remote Medical International Safety Staffing

How Safety Staffing can Address Safety Challenges in Pipeline Work

With challenging terrains, quick trainings for independent workers, and long hours, pipeline construction is inherently challenging work. Since the projects are also in remote locations, medical services can be limited. Workers are therefore vulnerable to work-site injuries, especially if they…

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Top 10 First Aid Kit Items

When ordering a first aid kit, have you ever wondered what the medical items were used for and how they help you maintain the health and well-being of your workforce?  Having the necessary medical supplies helps providers succeed in providing…

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Mitigating Recordables in the Field

A Remote Medical International medic in the field recently reported a worker with lower back pain to our Senior Medical Director Richard Misiaszek.  “We needed to take a step back because it could have been an injury that happened at…

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How to Manage the Flu on your Work-Site

When a worker on a project in Afghanistan was diagnosed with the flu, Remote Medical International Program Manager Steve Bright had the team act quickly.  Protecting the entire workforce, Remote Medical International isolated the patient and treated the patient’s symptoms. …

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Remote Medical International Field Notes: Dr. Kizito Osondu

Field Notes: Dr. Kizito Osondu, Offshore Physician

Dr. Kizito Osondu joined Remote Medical International as a field provider in January of 2019. Originally from the Imo State of Nigeria, he is currently stationed on a vessel off the coast of Guinea operating as an offshore physician.  Since…

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5 Healthy Habits For Pipeline Workers

Working in pipeline construction is a difficult and often dangerous job. Working long hours in remote locations combined with a transient lifestyle can make it difficult for workers to keep up with their health. Remote Medical International spoke with one…

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Diagnosing Appendicitis on a Pipeline Construction Project

When a sick 24-year-old worker didn’t show up to work, a foreman notified Remote Medical International Nurse Practitioner John Meyer and Paramedic Albert Ramirez at a standard “All Personnel” Safety Meeting. Our medics go above the call of duty to…

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