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OSHA Walking Working Surfaces: Don't Get Tripped Up!
Each year over 200,000 employees are injured and hundreds die from falls from heights and falls to the same level.
A Simple Slip and Fall
Slip, trip, and fall injuries can happen at any time, in any season, at any locale. So think about taking the following steps.
Hidden in Plain Sight
A colleague of mine recently used this phrase in reference to an OSHA news release detailing citations issued to a restaurant chain.
Start the Year Off on the Right Foot by Preventing Slips and Falls
With the dawn of a new year, let’s all start off on the right foot by keeping our feet underneath us when afoot.
Reflection Over Yuletide Tea
In the still life of winter, a weak sun peeks through a weathered window illuminating the pale-yellow walls of a cozy kitchen.
Get Rock Solid on Slip and Fall Prevention
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.
Let's Not Fall Down on the Job.... or Anywhere Else
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.
Burn Prevention - A Hot Topic for Restaurants
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...
Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury: Protective Measures from Head to Toe
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.
Slip and Fall Prevention - The S.A.F.E. Way (Part 5)
Environment comprises the design and layout (permanent and non-permanent features) of your facility as well as changing weather conditions around it.
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