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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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Tornado/Severe Weather   GPS challenge of the week… TAKE 10 SECONDS to learn what to do in Severe Weather/Tornado.  Do you know the difference between a Severe Weather/Tornado watch and a Severe Weather/Tornado warning? A watch means conditions are favorable but not occurring or imminent vs a warning which means conditions are occurring or are… Read more »

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Use Proper Lifting Techniques!   GPS challenge of the week… TAKE 10 SECONDS to examine and USE PROPER LIFTING TECHNIQUES! Use team lift or mechanical help when lifting over 50lbs. When lifting, bend at the knees, keep your back straight and keep the item you are lifting close to your body. Never bend at your… Read more »

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Avoid Bloodborne Pathogens!   GPS challenge of the week…. Avoid Bloodborne Pathogens! Bloodborne pathogens may be present in human blood and can cause diseases in humans. These pathogens include but are not limited to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. The greatest risk of infection is through needle stick, cuts and puncture contact with infected… Read more »

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Know Your Way Out!   GPS challenge of the week… TAKE 10 SECONDS TO KNOW YOUR WAY OUT OF THE BUILDING! You never know when you may need to evacuate a building. Chemical spill, smoke, active shooters are only some of the reasons you may need to evacuate quickly and safely. Plan your escape now!… Read more »

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Follow Safety Guidelines!   GPS challenge of the week…TAKE 10 SECONDS to follow Safety Guidelines! SAFETY RULES ARE YOUR BEST TOOLS! If you experience or see a safety concern on your assignment, please contact our GPS Safety Hotline at 803-760-1441 or contact your local GPS office. If you are injured on your assignment, please call… Read more »