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There is a basic level of risk involved in warehouse jobs. You’re often around heavy machinery, heavy boxes, and high shelves. Yet, as with most jobs, you can take steps that help protect you. Keep reading to discover some of the most common injuries and how to avoid them. Joint and Back Injuries, Part 1… Read more »

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Businesses are hungry for employees these days. It’s no wonder with the national unemployment rate below 4%. There are simply fewer bodies to fill all of the available positions. Worse still, the number of qualified applicants is often diminishingly small. At least, it can look that way. If you’re struggling to keep your applicant pipeline… Read more »

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Few people find working the night shift an easy prospect. For most, it takes a progressive toll that only grows worse over time. Weight gain is a common side effect. An ever-increasing sleep deficit is another common side effect. While you’d be hard-pressed to find a night shift routine that can substitute for a regular… Read more »

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“Why is Window Safety Week Important? NSC and the Window Safety Task Force established Window Safety Week in 1997 to heighten awareness of the actions homeowners can take to establish window safety and fall prevention as a year-round safety priority. Window Safety Week, the first full week in April, coincides with the arrival of spring, when… Read more »

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April is Stress Awareness Month April is Stress Awareness Month:  Link to National Safety Council YouTube video “Managing Stress at Work”: https://youtu.be/U_33cC8hyLk   “5 de-stress activities for stress awareness month by Eugene Feygin in Lifestyle Stress. We feel it physically and we wear it emotionally. It comes in waves and can stay for unwelcomed periods… Read more »

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Workplace Eye Wellness   GPS challenge of the week…TAKE 10 SECONDS to Protect your EYES!  March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month!  Your eyes are very important to you, your family and your livelihood. You should wear only ANSI-approved safety glasses, face shields or goggles to protect your eyes when welding, cutting and for protection from… Read more »

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Reference checking often proves one of those tasks in the hiring process that soaks up far more time and energy than expected. You play phone tag with candidates’ old supervisors. The references get very tight-lipped because of decrees from their HR department. The information you get isn’t actionable. If this sounds like your experience, keep… Read more »