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Shockingly Cold During the Winter Months

Now that it’s winter time, the humidity is lower than normal. Have you noticed that as you walk across the carpet to grab a doorknob, you felt a slight...
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The Purpose of a Safety Meeting

Do you sometimes find it difficult to hold your safety meetings on a consistent basis? Do you get push back or questions on your need to have safety meetings...

OSHA Releases Top 10 Most Cited Safety Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced its Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for 2022. Fall protection remains #1 for the 12th consecutive year,...

Accident Investigation Series (Part 2): Interviewing Witnesses

Employers and supervisors wear quite a few hats, including investigating a workplace accident and interviewing witnesses. We talked about What “Caused” This Mishap? in Part 1 of the Accident...
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Who Needs a Bloodborne Pathogens Program?

This standard protects workers who can reasonably be anticipated to come into contact with blood or OPIM (Other Potentially Infectious Material) as a result of doing their job duties....

Take These 8 Steps to Prevent Slips & Falls in Cold, Wet Conditions

In addition to cold stress, such as hypothermia, many people are seriously injured each year due to slips and falls in cold, wet conditions. Now is the time to...

COVID-19 Scam Alert: Vaccine Card Identity Theft

Congratulations on getting your COVID-19 vaccine! Now keep your vaccine card to yourself or you might fall victim to identity theft. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...

Construction & Agriculture Safety – Lessons for Both Industries

The agriculture and construction industries face similar challenges and work exposures. The two industries can learn from each other to make each safer for their workers. Three particular workplace...
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The Right Mat System Can Help You Avoid Slips and Falls

Slips and falls are leading causes of workplace injuries. So, what is it that is causing employees to slip and fall? Slips result when there is not enough friction between a...
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How to Prevent Forklift Truck Accidents

Powered industrial trucks (commonly called Forklift trucks) are used in most industries to move heavy and awkward material promptly and safely. Their use reduces the lifting exposure over manual...