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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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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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Safety Reflection GPS challenge of the week…Reflection… “The New Year is a moment of quiet reflection. Reflect on the year gone by of the happy gains and missed opportunities. Recount the good and bad of the past year” …Simran Khurana. Please take time to reflect on everything you have encountered this year and how you… Read more »

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Safety Choices   GPS challenge of the week…Good Choices vs Bad Choices!  Every day we make choices that affect our future.  Some of these choices are good like wearing your PPE, following proper procedures, not removing machine guarding and not taking safety shortcuts! At one time or another, 72% of employees take safety shortcuts putting… Read more »

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GPS Safety Hotline!   GPS wants its associates to go home to their loved ones in the same condition they came to work. Examine the situation, consider all the outcomes, then proceed with your task. If you experience or see a safety concern on your assignment, please contact our Safety Hotline at 803-760-1441 or contact… Read more »