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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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June is National Safety Month! GPS is celebrating National Safety Month by encouraging everyone to participate in safety meetings and going to the National Safety Council’s website www.nsc.org for additional safety tips. “According to Injury Facts®, preventable workplace deaths totaled 4,414 in 2017, the fourth year in a row this number has increased. And, for… Read more »