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Oh yeah, it’s getting nippy at night up North with morning frost on the pumpkin a telltale sign. It’s time to don the down or other insulating layer, like fleece over flannel, especially if you tend to be an outsider with autumn activities.
Safety related quotes are easily found all around us. Internet searches find thousands of them, we see them on posters in the workplace, and safety meetings often include them.
Employers and employees often don’t recognize the exposures associated with using light duty extension cords and cords not listed and labeled for commercial and industrial use.
Current research suggests that adults should get at least 7 hours of sleep per night for optimal health and wellness, and don’t think you can “catch-up” over the weekend as this Harvard Medical School article discusses.
There is a direct correlation between the level of employee engagement and overall safety performance. Improving employee engagement might just improve workplace safety.
Blink and you will miss it. That is something I have been told many times while enjoying Maine’s beautiful summer days during my business travels.
Legionellosis, more commonly referred to as Legionnaires’ Disease, is a form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria of which there are at least 50 species.
2020 has certainly brought its share of challenges. We are months into the current pandemic, with the ever-changing protocols, and the physical and emotional demands it has brought.
You might not have thought about this… But our hands are one of the most important tools in our “TOOLBOX”. While many work environments contain automation and new-age machinery, we will always need our hands to manage the process.
Extension cords are commonly used items both at home and work. The correct use of an extension cord is an important component to electrical safety efforts.
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