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Worksites are dangerous places. There are power tools and heavy machinery in use. There may be debris falling from a height. It’s why so many construction sites are fenced off from public access. Of course, as an employee, you also face dangers on the site. That’s why you need to know these four safety musts.  … Read more »

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Whether it’s in fabrication, assembly, or even packaging, machine operators play an important role in manufacturing. Of course, as the machines get faster and more powerful, the odds of an injury also increase. Enjoying a safe workday free from injury calls for showing these machines the respect they’re due. It also means understanding the potential risks and protocols… Read more »

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Fatigue is the often unacknowledged enemy of adults everywhere. It’s easy to fall into a lifestyle that encourages fatigue. You take overtime whenever it’s offered. You end up messing with your phone until well after you should be asleep. Fatigue, however, isn’t a joke. It can compromise your decisions and reduce reaction time. That combination… Read more »

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Workplace violence is a haunting fear for employees and employers alike. It’s not a casual concern either. The BLS reports that nearly 19000 people were traumatized or killed by workplace violence in 2017 alone. If you want to provide your employees with a safe work environment, here are nine questions you should ask yourself.    Do You Maintain… Read more »

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Slip and falls are one of the most common kinds of injuries seen in every workplace. What makes this unfortunate is that they are also one of the most preventable types of injuries. The hazards that create slip and fall situations are well known. One of the biggest tools in their prevention is properly deployed… Read more »

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Everyone from office workers to grocery store cashiers and construction workers is at risk from repetitive strain injuries. These are common injures – such as carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, and bursitis – that you get from performing the same movements over and over again. While it’s tough to avoid repetitive motions at work, it doesn’t mean you’re doomed to get a… 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 »