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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 …

Establishing Injury Management Procedures

- August 16, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In a perfect workplace, all employees would: Use common sense, Always make the right and safe decisions without being told, and Never get hurt at work But we don’t live in a perfect world and as an employer, you have to …  Read more …

Security – After Dark

- July 30, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Even though we are midway through summer and it is light well into the evening, employers still need to remain vigilant about keeping employees safe after hours. Have you reviewed your site’s security lately?  Some things to routinely check are: …  Read more …