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Our hands are two incredible tools attached to our body. Each hand consists of 29 bones connected by 34 muscles and other connective tissue.
Although we all know the wheels of progress turn slowly, especially at the federal government level, there are occasionally a few updates for those concerned with OSHA regulation.
“Line of fire” means, in broad terms, to be in harm’s way, which can apply to the hazards inherent with many work activities, particularly when moving objects are involved.
While thinking about resolutions for the new year, I came across a great article in Safety+Health Magazine by Steven Luttrull about being an intentional safety leader.
Many safety professionals have been asked how OSHA handles situations where an employee is exposed to a chemical substance with no published OSHA permissible exposure limit (PEL).
Last year MEMIC celebrated our 25th anniversary of working to provide the best workers’ comp insurance by focusing on workplace safety and the compassionate treatment of all workers.
With the dawn of a new year, let’s all start off on the right foot by keeping our feet underneath us when afoot.
In the still life of winter, a weak sun peeks through a weathered window illuminating the pale-yellow walls of a cozy kitchen.
Anywhere there's snow you'll see a person driving down the road with their vehicle still covered in snow or windows still frosted over.
Manufacturing safety programs are often built around injury trending. The potential problem with this approach is that low-frequency activities could be overlooked because they don’t provide enough data to generate a trend.
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