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10 Key Attributes of Injury Free Workers

Posted February 19, 2018

The following attributes and characteristics are the result of a nearly 10 year study and countless hours of personal interviews with employees who have worked their entire careers injury free. Continue reading →

Treacherous Travels

Posted January 8, 2018

This winter has been particularly harsh with the cold and snow. Your car needs to be mechanically fit and you need to be mentally prepared when you travel. Continue reading →

Winter Time Slips, Trips, and Falls

Posted November 27, 2017

Winter weather is here and walking on snow and ice covered sidewalks cause a substantial number of falls for pedestrians. Wet or icy surfaces, uneven pavement, glare, and poor visibility all increase the risk for falls and injury. A minor fall may only result in bruised pride, however the potential is always there for serious injuries, such as broken bones or even fatal injuries. Continue reading →

Fall Cleanup Safety

Posted September 25, 2017

Woman Mulching Autumn LeavesFall is here. Here are some reminders during yard cleanup… Continue reading →

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Posted September 11, 2017

Every year, thousands of people are impacted by severe weather and natural disasters, such as Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, Floods, Hurricanes, and Ice or Snow Storms. We can’t control when or where disaster will strike, however, we can be prepared by knowing what to do Before, During, and After a severe weather event. Continue reading →

It Can All Change in the Blink of an Eye

Posted August 21, 2017

The fact is, most eye injuries cause permanent damage. It takes just one incident to suffer permanent damage or blindness. Proper eye protection can keep you safe. Continue reading →

Are You Too Hot to Handle?

Posted July 31, 2017

Any worker exposed to hot and humid conditions is at risk of heat illness, especially those doing heavy work tasks or using bulky protective clothing and equipment. Some workers might be at greater risk than others if they have not built up a tolerance to hot conditions, including new workers, temporary workers, or those returning to work after a week or more off. All workers are at risk during a heat wave.

It is very important to watch out for each other during extreme heat. Simple overheating and dehydration can quickly become dangerous. Here is what to look out for and what actions to take. Continue reading →

Summer Celebration Safety

Posted July 3, 2017

It’s the season for picnics, parties, and fireworks celebrations! Please remember that practicing a little common sense makes the festivities more enjoyable for you and those around you. Here are a few reminders about food, alcohol, and firework safety to prevent sickness and injury, and help keep the fun going all summer long. Continue reading →

Summer’s Coming!

Posted May 22, 2017

It’s finally here at last! The season for warm weather, grilling and picnics, water activities, travel, and outdoor play! Practicing common sense and safety will keep you looking good, feeling good, and you won’t miss out on any of the fun. Continue reading →

Heads Up!

Posted May 15, 2017

Whether it’s at a construction site, in the factory or manufacturing plant, or in the office, our common spaces can become crowded at times. Avoid collisions or near misses in the workplace. Not only will these tips keep you safe, they are common courtesy. Continue reading →