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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 …

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 …