Tag Archives: opioid epidemic

The Rise of Workplace Opioid Abuse

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Employers are increasingly finding themselves confronting the realities of workplace opioid abuse.   Opioid Abuse an Enduring Concern in the Nation The odds of dying accidentally from an opioid overdose rose in 2018 to one in 96, according to an analysis published by Injury Facts, an extension of the National […]

Fentanyl and Other Opioids: Adapting to a Changing Landscape

Written by: Brian Escamilla and Joe Mangiardi of NES, Inc. Fentanyl and other opioids are being manufactured and consumed in more ways than ever before, requiring vigilance on the part of law enforcement, first responders, and NES to know how to be prepared for potential encounters with these hazardous substances.   NES Featured in U.S. Army Article […]

Increased Access to Naloxone is Saving Lives

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Life-saving naloxone is becoming more available to citizens across the country who are concerned with being equipped to reverse a potential opioid overdose.   Naloxone for Law Enforcement Provided by National Sheriffs’ Association and Purdue Pharma Pharmaceutical manufacturer Purdue Pharma L.P. and the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) have recently extended […]