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Every week we try to provide the most valuable workplace safety tips to our readers. Here are some of our most popular posts of 2017.
Santa Claus reflects on another year of MEMIC Safety Net Blogs that served him well over the preceding months.
Consider this all-too-common situation… coffee in hand, Sam hustles across the snow-dusted parking lot in leather sole shoes. His phone rings. Before he can answer “What’s up?” he’s down!
Nothing is better than having a loved one come home safe, that's why we asked some of our Safety Management Consultants to share their top gift choices for the holiday season.
Fall-related construction worker fatalities are on the rise despite focused inspections and training, increasing 36% from 2011 to 2015 according to the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR). This increase outpaced an increase in constr...
Falls from ladders are a leading cause of workplace fatalities in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control statistics published in 2014, 43% of fatal falls in the last decade involved ladders.
Slip, trip and fall incidents result in some of the most common workplace injuries. The risk of falling outdoors increases in the winter as temperatures drop and ice and snow accumulate across a wide swath of the country. Even though the days are g...
The Holiday Season is a great opportunity to give your employees a well-deserved break. It is also an opportune time to perform preventative maintenance and cleaning that is not possible during normal operating hours.
As mentioned in a previous post, core strengthening is known to help build up the muscles that support the spine, as well as improve one’s balance. In other words, people with a stronger core have a better chance of avoiding common mishaps such as tr...
Year after year, fall protection standards are some of the most frequently cited OSHA regulations. Additionally, falls continue to be one of the leading causes of workplace fatalities overall, and the leading cause of death in construction.
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