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Housekeeping, Slips, Trips & Falls   GPS challenge of the week…Housekeeping, Slips, Trips & Falls! Wet floors, cluttered work areas, cords across walkways, uneven walking surfaces, carrying a load that obstructs your vision and limited visibility can all cause a slip, trip or fall incident with injuries. GPS wants its employees to go home to… Read more »

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Protect Your EYES!   GPS challenge of the week…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 all types of flying… Read more »

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March is Ladder Safety Month.     GPS challenge of the week…Ladder Safety! The American Ladder Institute (ALI) has designated March as National Ladder Safety Month, an opportunity to raise awareness and provide resources to decrease the number of ladder-related incidents. You the worker can reduce the chance of falling during a climb by: wearing… Read more »

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Use Proper Lifting Techniques!     GPS challenge of the week…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 back to pick up anything. If… 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 blood…. Read more »

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GPS Gives Back! Thank you Karen Taylor! Karen is a Staffing Specialist at GPS Orangeburg. GPS encourages our staff to Give Back to their community by volunteering 8 hours once a quarter and this is a paid working day by GPS. Thank you Karen for giving back at the Night to Shine event on Friday,… Read more »