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To provide a broad range of safety topics and address some of the concerns our clients frequently have that are indirectly related to safety, we have asked professionals within the ICW Group network to share their knowledge with our readers. A bio for each guest blogger can be viewed with their authored posts.

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Contact Stress: What It Is and What Can You Do About It

February 3, 2017 by Guest Bloggers No comments

There is one type of stress that many employers may not even think about in their workplace – contact stress. This type of stress needs to be addressed as part of your overall safety program to keep workers’ healthy and …  Read more …

Summer Safety – Preventing Mosquitos Borne Diseases

July 18, 2016 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Summer is finally here! Hello heat, sunshine and….mosquitos. When it comes to summer safety, heat illness isn’t the only workplace hazard you should be aware of, as just one bite from a mosquito can result in serious infection. On top …  Read more …

Safe Ladder Use in the Construction Trades

April 21, 2016 by Guest Bloggers 4 comments

At ICW Group alone, we received 1492 reported ladder related injuries since 2010.  Nearly 42% of those came from the specialty construction trades, and cost an average of $42,000 per claim. To help our customers control these costs, and improve …  Read more …

The Right Mat System Can Help You Avoid Slips-and-Falls

February 10, 2016 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Slips-and-falls are one of the 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 person’s footwear and the floor surface—the low friction …  Read more …

Office Ergonomics: Movement is Key to a Healthier Office Life

January 15, 2016 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Movement invigorates the mind, leads to higher productivity, reduces back pain and increases your energy level.  It also helps the blood circulate oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. Some studies have shown that lack of movement throughout the day may …  Read more …

Falls From Elevation in General Industry—Are Your Employees Protected?

November 24, 2015 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Falls from elevation continue to be one of the leading causes of workplace fatalities, second only to motor vehicle crashes. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: 647 deaths in 2014 were the result of a fall …  Read more …