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Even simple wearable technology such as a smart phone or watch can help employees recognize hazards and improve workplace safety. The future may be moving toward connected technology for better real-time communication, and toward exoskeletons for ass...
While most snow removal equipment is operated by skilled professionals, it is the responsibility of motorists and pedestrians to be aware of hazards around this equipment.
Common-sense moves such as approaching carefully, bracing yourself for stability, and moving without boxes, packages, or other items in hand, can help you avoid slip and fall injuries while entering or exiting a vehicle during the cold, snow, and ice...
Workers who ride or share the road with motorcycles need to be aware of the increased risk of accidents. There are, however, many ways to improve road safety. “Look Twice, Save a Life” is a great practice for all drivers.
As a young paramedic back in the 1980’s I quickly learned how devastating automobile collisions are. The human body simply doesn’t hold up well given the dynamics of a high-speed impact.
If your company’s fleet includes a school bus, dump truck, or any other type of commercial vehicle, February 7, 2022, should be an important date for you.
This year July 4th falls on a Monday, so many workers will celebrate a three-day weekend with the observed holiday occurring on Monday the 5th. That’s the good news. What’s the bad news you might ask?
As our nation moves towards an end to this deadly pandemic, we continue to be faced with another epidemic in the form of distracted driving. But hope springs eternal with April designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
Contractors and do-it-yourselfers often head to the hardware store or home improvement center to pick up the necessary tools of the trade. But sometimes a trip for a box of screws may lead to the unanticipated purchase of additional tools and equipme...
Does your company use vehicles to move freight trailers in or around your yard, warehouse, or shipping facility? These vehicles may be commonly referred to as a terminal tractor, yard truck, yard jockey, yard spotter, mule, and yard goat.
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