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There is a stigma associated with workers compensation, one that still exists today. OSHA’s National Emphasis Program found that 47.14% of establishments were either underreporting or completely unrecording workplace injuries.
From the look of its faded façade, this weather-beaten old house could certainly stand a fresh coat of paint. But if the residential dwelling was built before 1978, there’s a good chance the home harbors an unwanted “occupant” in the form of lead-bas...
Slips/Trips/Falls (STFs) are common across all industries. In fact, STFs are among the top three injuries that continue to impact our policyholders’ insurance costs.
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is new, highly contagious, and can cause severe illness and death. Researchers and health officials have uncovered an astounding amount of information over the past year.
Are the same employees getting hurt again and again? Why does it seem that 20% of employees account for 80% of workplace injuries?
2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970. The law was intended to ensure “so far as possible every working man and woman in the nation safety and healthful working conditions and to preserve our human r...
In 1974, Jerry B. Harvey, professor of management science at George Washington University, outlined a common communication breakdown which he coined the “Abilene Paradox"
The COVID-19 virus can be so nasty, deadly, and even chronic. At times it doesn’t run a course and fade away like most viruses. Are vaccines the answer?
The classic definition of vapor density is “the mass of a certain volume of a particular gas or vapor divided by the mass of the same volume of hydrogen” at the same temperature and pressure.
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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