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Herbert William Heinrich was an assistant superintendent of an insurance company and back in 1931 he commenced a study of more than 75,000 industrial accidents. The result of this work was published in Industrial Accident Prevention: A Scientific Ap...
I am frequently asked, “Should I use a yoga ball instead of a chair?” At this point, many have heard of using an inflatable ball because it is purported to activate core muscles and improve back posture. So let’s toss that idea around a little.
In 1996, Better Than Ezra, the alternative rock band best known for their hit single, Good, released their third album, Friction, Baby. The title comes from a Keith Richards interview where he was asked how he and Mick Jagger were able to stay toget...
We’ve all heard a number of safe driving principles such as avoiding distracted driving, following speed limits, never driving impaired, and the hazards of road rage. But there is another principle that deserves just as much attention.
According to OSHA, fall prevention/protection issues continue to receive the most citations
Fluorescent orange is the new black.
Do you sometimes feel like a square peg in a round hole? Designing from the human perspective is relatively new.
The anatomy of the wrist and hand is quite remarkable.
Normally safety professionals would be advocating for a “hands-on” approach to workplace safety.
Hiring and retaining good employees is a challenge for most employers, especially given the historically low unemployment rates.
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