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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 …

Having an Impact with Ergonomics

- May 11, 2019 by Brian Piñon, CSP (View all posts by Brian)
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Recently, a colleague asked me what safety topic I am most passionate about and without hesitation I answered ergonomics. Applying ergonomic training and controls can provide a unique opportunity to see an immediate and tangible impact on an individual’s well-being; …  Read more …

Get Organized!

- April 8, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Have you ever heard or used this excuse?  “I cannot be as productive in a clean office because I need to be able to get to things quickly.” If you believe that, then I have a bridge to sell you …  Read more …

Cold Weather (and Not Drinking Water) – Could Put You in Hot Water!

- February 28, 2019 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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During the winter months and even into the spring, it’s often too cold to reach for that glass of water to keep ourselves hydrated. Many of us opt for coffee, tea or other adult beverages instead. But when you’re still …  Read more …