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Winter Fatigue

- January 3, 2020 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Last summer, we published a blog about worker fatigue that focused on the fact that summer usually brings a higher workload for many companies due to higher construction demands in the summer months. Today, it was brought to my attention …  Read more …

Carbon Monoxide – An Invisible Danger

- December 13, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Winter is here and in much of the country that means cold weather. Often, this also means that doors will be closed to conserve heat while gasoline and diesel-powered motor vehicles, forklift trucks, air compressors, space heaters and pressure washers are operating. Any …  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 …

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 …

What a Stretch

- November 1, 2019 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Have you ever noticed that just before babies go to sleep, they often stretch? They do a full body—hands reaching as far as they can, toes pointed—all out stretch. Where did they learn that? Alternatively, have you noticed that when …  Read more …

Handling Stress

- October 11, 2019 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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When the going gets tough, what do you do? When it is crunch time, and stress levels are high, all of my best intentions for healthy eating and working out are the first to go. Who has time to be …  Read more …