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Preparing for the Unexpected: Travel Baggage Tips

- December 13, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Employees who travel frequently probably have the details about their travel down to a science. But when employees who travel on the spur of the moment or just travel for a rare seminar, they may not have such an easy …  Read more …

The Benefits of Stretching

- July 21, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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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. Or perhaps you noticed that when animals get up they often stretch? Where did …  Read more …

Combating Workplace Fatigue

- July 5, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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As a general rule, summer can be a very busy time of year. Not only do some industries ramp up production in the summer, but many people are staying out late enjoying the sunshine after work, partaking in the warm weather …  Read more …

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 …