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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 …

Work Desk Assessment Podcast – Part 2

September 26, 2016 by Guest Bloggers No comments

In part 2 of our podcast on work desk ergonomics assessment, Andy and Robert review how to properly set up computer monitors, keyboards and lighting at the work station.  They also discuss how to recognize when employees are uncomfortable at their …  Read more …

Work Desk Assessment Podcast – Part 1

September 14, 2016 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Work desk ergonomics assessment can benefit both the employer and the employee. In this podcast, Andy and Rob discuss the benefits of conducting a work desk ergonomic assessment, when to conduct the assessment and what to look for when conducting …  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 …

Safety Sound Off – Practical Solutions for Material Handling Exposures

April 1, 2016 by Guest Bloggers No comments

Manual materials handling accounts for a significant percentage of the thousands of cases of musculoskeletal disorders reported annually in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), workers’ compensation costs for an average lost-time injury for a …  Read more …