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I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead, but More of the Former May Delay the Latter
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.
Engaged Employees are Safer Employees
There is a direct correlation between the level of employee engagement and overall safety performance. Improving employee engagement might just improve workplace safety.
Winter is Coming - is your Ventilation System Tuned for the Pandemic?
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.
Avoiding a Diagnosis of Legionellosis
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.
Increasing Opioid Awareness during a Pandemic
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.
Choosing Cut Resistant Gloves
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 Attention! Avoiding Extension Cord Hazards
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.
Come Hear Uncle John’s Band (Don’t Forget The Earplugs)
It’s another sold-out show for this headlining band known for their long, improvisational jam sessions. Filling arenas every night during their recent U.S. tour, Uncle John and his bandmates have been playing covers of rock classics with a theme on n...
Dementia Care During COVID-19
Many of us know and love someone with dementia. Additionally, in this ever-changing new world with physical distancing and quarantines, many caregivers wonder if the dementia population is at greater risk to contract the COVID-19 virus.
Safety Inspections - The Hard and the Soft
We all know the importance of conducting regularly scheduled site inspections as part of any comprehensive safety program.
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