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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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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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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 »