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12 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

12 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time
March 7, 2014
When clocks spring forward, people lose sleep, have more heart attacks, and might not even save energy. By Ben Harder Groggier than usual? No surprise there: Americans set their clocks ahead by an hour yesterday and lost an hour of sleep. "Springing forward" creates anothe... Read More

Red Wing Shoes Recalls Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

January 10, 2014
Red Wing Shoes Recalls Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Red-Wing-Shoes-Recalls-Ste... Read More

OSHA Launches Forklift Emphasis Program

OSHA Launches Forklift Emphasis Program
September 20, 2013
Every year, more than 100 people lose their lives in forklift accidents, and thousands more are injured. OSHA has launched a new emphasis program in Idaho in the wake of a high number of forklift-related incidents. The agency is conducting random inspections this month at sa... Read More

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Heat Related Illness

Heat Related Illness
March 28, 2014
Intro A 33 year old male employee is working on general housekeeping on the back side of number 2 p... Read More

12 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

12 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time
March 7, 2014
When clocks spring forward, people lose sleep, have more heart attacks, and might not even save ener... Read More

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Personal Health Inventory

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EPA Promotes Protection From the Sun

More than one million Americans are affected by skin cancer every year. More new...

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How do falls happen?

September 20, 2013
In 2006, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that fatal work injuries involving falls incr... Read More

Methylene Chloride Overexposure – Michigan

February 11, 2012
Methylene Chloride Overexposure Certain coating removers containing methylene chloride are widely... Read More

June and Home Safety

June and Home Safety
June 1, 2010
We all tend to think that our homes are not only our castles but our safe havens from the outside wo... Read More

Shoes: A Treatment for Osteoarthritis in the Knees?

March 29, 2010
Flip-flops, sneakers having  flexible soles, and other flat flexible footwear is easier on the knee... Read More

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Red Wing Shoes Recalls Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

January 10, 2014
Red Wing Shoes Recalls Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Red-Wing-Shoes-Recalls-Steel-Toe-Work-Boots/#! Units About 105,000 pairs in the United States and 9... Read More

Ergonomic Basics

September 18, 2013
Ergonomic Basics What is ergonomics? Most people have heard of ergonomics and think it is something to do with seating or with the design of car controls and instruments. It is...but it is much more! Ergonomics is the application of scientific information concerning humans to the design of objects, systems and environment for human use. Ergonomics... Read More

A.R.T. from the UK

March 26, 2010
The HSE - UK's  Health and Safety Executive, has announced a new downloadable tool for businesses and organizations to help reduce the probability of employees suffering from musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) of the arms and upper torso associated with repetitive tasks. In the UK the most common industrial illness is MSD. Affecting  more than... Read More

7 Food Safety Steps for Successful Community Meals

7 Food Safety Steps for Successful Community Meals
December 14, 2009
Whether preparing food for a family reunion or a community gathering, people who are great cooks at home don’t necessarily know how to safely prepare and store large quantities of food for large groups. Food that is mishandled can cause foodborne illness. However, by following some simple steps, volunteer cooks can make the event safe and success... Read More

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