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With the early arrival of Old Man Winter’s icy disposition across the Northeast, now is the time to get rock solid on slip and fall prevention.
As we and our loved ones age our chances of falling increases, as do the chances for severe injury. Quality of life and loss of independence may be greatly affected.
The American Burn Association estimates nearly 500,000 burns are treated in medical facilities annually. This includes all burns from minor to severe. The Bureau of Labor Statistics recorded over 14,000 burns resulting in lost time in workplaces in...
You’ve been warned. You’ve seen the statistics, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) contribute to approximately 30% of all injury deaths. So we all just need to wear a hard hat whenever there is the slightest chance of risk, which is all the time.
Environment comprises the design and layout (permanent and non-permanent features) of your facility as well as changing weather conditions around it.
“Never underestimate the power of a shoe.” Giuseppe Zanotti, Italian Fashion Designer
Schools are arguably the most important workplaces to ensure health and safety and can be the most challenging. Schools need to track, prevent, and mitigate a wide range of incidents from cyberbullying to bomb threats.
“If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give… stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.” ― Leo Tolstoy, Essays, Letters and Miscellanies
Getting to know the surface we walk on can help prevent slips and falls. In this post, we'll evaluate an existing surface by looking at its 4 C's.
This is the first post in a series devoted to slip and fall injury prevention.
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