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Caution – Oversized Driver on Board

- June 15, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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True or False: People who drive for their jobs cannot eat healthy because they are on the road all day long.    Answer: FALSE! There are days when I spend more time in my driver’s seat than in front of …  Read more …

Not so Good Vibrations: Reducing Your Risk of Developing Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome

- February 7, 2017 by Brian Piñon (View all posts by Brian)
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Vibration is an oft forgotten ergonomic risk factor, but one that should not be ignored. Repeated exposure can lead to hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), a painful and costly injury to joints, muscles nerves and blood vessels. Vibration exposure is found …  Read more …

Carbon Monoxide- an Invisible Danger

- December 20, 2016 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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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.  Gasoline and diesel powered motor vehicles, fork lift trucks, air compressors, space heaters, and pressure washers …  Read more …

Is Sit-Stand Right for Your Workspace?

- October 14, 2016 by Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Tom)
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The sit-stand work surface trend is not a new idea, but it has become an increasingly popular  topic in offices around the country. It is one of the most common questions I get from my customers. The two most common …  Read more …

Avoiding the Vacation Hangover at Work—Helping Employees Stay Safe Outside of Work

- August 24, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Summer has arrived in all its glory and as the season moves forward in full swing, employers should take time to remind employees of the hazards they face outside of work that can affect their work-life health and safety. While …  Read more …

Reducing Repetitive Motion Injuries in Your Packaging Department – Part One

- March 11, 2016 by Brian Piñon (View all posts by Brian)
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Whether it’s the manual palletizing of boxes, reaching out to remove poor quality product or guiding bags through a sealer; repetitive motion is a common risk impacting packaging departments across industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median …  Read more …