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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 …

Safety at Home: Whole at Work, Whole at Home

- December 20, 2017 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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“If they are not at work, it’s not my problem.” “Off the job safety? That doesn’t make me money.” These are just a few of the replies I often hear when asking if employers have an off-the-job safety program. But …  Read more …