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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 …

Carbon Monoxide – an Invisible Danger

- December 21, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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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, forklift trucks, air compressors, space heaters and pressure washers may remain operational—production …  Read more …

We All Benefit From a Good Stretch

- November 16, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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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?  Or have you noticed that when …  Read more …

Safety Tips for Runners and Walkers – Look Out For Vehicle Traffic!

- September 12, 2018 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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So you’re a runner and walker? So am I! What a great exercise to help burn calories and relieve stress! Many companies encourage walking during breaks and lunchtime to promote employee wellness, but even a leisurely walk can be dangerous …  Read more …

Winter Fatigue

- January 3, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Last summer, I wrote 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 …

Accommodating Modified Restrictions (Transitional Duty Program)

- December 22, 2017 by Jeff Yeaw (View all posts by Jeff)
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Many employers don’t realize how much it benefits a company and injured employees when they are accommodated on modified work restrictions due to a work-related injury. On the surface, this may seem inconvenient, but a transitional duty program benefits both …  Read more …