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Joint committees approve sleep apnea recommendations

October 27, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board voted to approve guidelines for obstructive sleep apnea screening for truck drivers during a joint meeting on Oct. 24. The board also recommended a set of guidelines for when a truck driver should be required to have a sleep test, including mandatory screening for any truck driver with a body mass index of 40 or above, with admitted fatigue or sleeping during wakeful periods, or for any drivers who have been involved...

Driver, Medical Review Board, Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee, Sleep Apnea

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Smart Talk

Human Resources: Find adaptable drivers

May 23, 2016Melissa Seitz

A. We hear that phrase all too often. A person seeking employment will simply see “driving experience or delivery experience” and think, I can do that, I can drive and I know the area. But our medical equipment technicians, or “METs” as we call them, are responsible for not only delivering equipment to homes or facilities. They are also responsible for set up, education and troubleshooting. Being able to deliver a product is not nearly enough for us to hire an MET. Candidates...

Delivery, Driver, Human Resources (HR), Medical Service Company, Melissa Seitz

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Delivery driver saves man, daughter from river

May 8, 2015Tracy Orzel

ROCHESTER, Minn. - As a delivery driver for Corner Medical, Jeremy Severson is used to keeping his eyes on the road. Thankfully, on the day he rescued a man and his young daughter from drowning, he didn't. While driving to the zoo on a recent day off with his mother, Severson spotted a car in the Zumbro River. “I didn't think anything of it at the time,” said Severson. Nonetheless, he still made a left-hand turn to investigate. That's when he heard someone pounding...

Corner Medical, Delivery, Driver, Hero

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