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If the above-average snowfall and record-setting December into January cold snap northerners endured this past winter wasn’t enough of a slap in the face, now comes the news that the deep snowpack insulated the tick population favoring their survival...
In our fast-paced world, many people are becoming over-worked, over-weight and fatigued – all of which increases the likelihood of injuries. To maintain the safety of their workforce, many employers are promoting wellness of the whole person: mind, b...
Lockout Tagout (LOTO) is one of the most critical processes of any safety program. When done properly, LOTO eliminates and/or controls the accidental and unexpected release of hazardous energy that could result in serious injury or even death.
Yeah, yeah, you have probably heard this already: “sitting is the new smoking.” Everyone seems to think that if we could just get out of our chairs our problems would be solved.
HAVS or hand-arm vibration syndrome is an insidious condition affecting the distal upper extremity.
When and where are ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) needed? This is a frequently asked question from employers in all industries.
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.
“Leadership is a choice, not a position.” ~Stephen Covey. There is a lot of truth in this statement and it applies directly to workplace safety.
Do you have long standing responsibility for an organization’s safety program, or have you recently taken over the safety effort? You may be asking what should be done or “Am I working in the right direction?”
The portable power drill’s widespread use carries many risks. Follow these tips the next time the job requires the use of one.
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