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Spring into Safety – Slick Safety Tips

- May 1, 2020 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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It’s been a long, cold winter for much of the country, but now the weather is starting to warm as spring takes hold.  However, with spring comes rain, and with wet roads comes the need for drivers to use caution. …  Read more …

The Right Mat System Can Help You Avoid Slips and Falls

- January 21, 2020 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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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 person’s footwear and the floor surface—the low friction is …  Read more …

Sleep Deprivation and Workplace Fatigue

- November 26, 2019 by Stacey DeVries (View all posts by Stacey)
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Quick quiz.  Name something that has been linked to the following high profile disasters- the 1979 nuclear accident at Three Mile Island, the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl, the grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker and the explosion of …  Read more …

Out Cold

- November 11, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Each summer safety professionals place a lot of emphasis on the prevention and symptoms of heat exposure and heat related illnesses; however, the summer heat is not the only weather that can be a danger for workers.  With winter approaching, …  Read more …

Promoting Health and Safety among your Aging Workers

- November 9, 2019 by Ken Helfrich (View all posts by Ken)
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Every day, employers across the United States are faced with the fact that their workforce is aging. For years, employers have celebrated stable employment numbers and low turnover; however, the celebration has now turned to concern over how to protect …  Read more …

Techniques for Motivation – Dear Mom, I’m sorry…

- September 24, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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How do you motivate people to work safely? Sometimes people don’t care about their health and well-being, and the outcome of avoiding an injury does not motivate them. Even the loss of a steady paycheck doesn’t motivate everyone. But one …  Read more …