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With the recent number of news stories on wild animal attacks in the Northeast, including a skunk, a couple of foxes, and even an ornery otter in Maine, one might think there’s a rabies apocalypse rising.
Safety programs are important for any business. After all, what is more important than taking care of the people who work for your organization?
Delivery drivers face a number of hazards in their daily routine. As road warriors, they contend with bumper to bumper traffic, inclement road conditions, and all too frequently - the distracted driver.
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...
The need for some form of support or protective system to prevent earthwork cave-ins becomes apparent when considering that two workers are killed every month in trench collapses.
According to Rick Conlow in his LinkedIn article “The Top 10 Things Employees Want From Their Job,” organizations benefit greatly by addressing the question “What do employees really want?”
As we approach the Memorial Day weekend, a huge percentage of people will be travelling across the country to visit family and friends. More traffic means more risk, so share this with the people you want to see “arrive alive.”
A babbling brook, soft rain falling on the rooftop, a songbird singing and leaves rustling in an autumn breeze are just some of the sounds of life that can have a soothing effect on us.
May sunshine has finally arrived, but that is not the only reason we are excited. National Electrical Safety Month is here, and it is time we bring some awareness to the dangerous electrical hazards that could be blossoming in your workplace.
Your workplace should be a safe space for all your employees – an environment free from discrimination and harassment.
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