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Tales to Protect Your Vision: True PPE Stories

March 8, 2015
Featured: The OH&S Blog Blog archive Tales to Protect Your Vision: True PPE Stories "You'll shoot your eye out, kid," Santa replies in the 1980s movie classic "A Christmas Story," when Ralphie asks for a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. That phrase has become syn... Read More

Workplace negativity can impact productivity

March 7, 2015
February 25, 2015 Source: Michigan State University Summary: Employees who point out problems in the office may help the company improve, but could be hurting themselves in the process. Such negative-minded workers are more likely to become mentally fatigued and defe... 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 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

Education

PPE – Hard Hats & Bump Caps

PPE – Hard Hats & Bump Caps
January 26, 2015
What is the Law around Hard Hats? OSHA 29 CFR 1910.135(a)(1) requires the use of ANSI compliant h... Read More

PPE – Gloves Your Second Skin

PPE – Gloves Your Second Skin
January 24, 2015
The workplace can create many hazards for your hands, whether from chemicals, cuts or burns. No sing... Read More

Wellness

Personal Health Inventory

Life Style Inventory +   - Disposition. Exceptional...

EPA Promotes Protection From the Sun

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

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Tales to Protect Your Vision: True PPE Stories

March 8, 2015
Featured: The OH&S Blog Blog archive Tales to Protect Your Vision: True PPE Stories "Yo... Read More

Workplace negativity can impact productivity

March 7, 2015
February 25, 2015 Source: Michigan State University Summary: Employees who point out problem... Read More

HAND SAFETY

HAND SAFETY
January 24, 2015
Hold Your Hands Out in Front of You  Think – what important things you use your hands for e... Read More

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

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International

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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