Guest Post: Recovering From Workplace Injuries

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3 min read How to increase strength and mobility safely If you’ve ever suffered a painful injury at work, you’re not alone. Injuries occurring at the workplace are more common than you might think, and are not restricted to stuntmen and other daredevils. According to data compiled by Safe Work Australia in 2010, 40% of situations where compensation … Read moreGuest Post: Recovering From Workplace Injuries

OSHA Update: Worker Safety in Hospitals

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3 min read If someone was to ask you which line of work is more likely to result in injury or illness resulting from days away from work and your choices were construction, manufacturing, or hospitals, chances are one of the first two would be your choice. However, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s hospitals. Worker … Read moreOSHA Update: Worker Safety in Hospitals

Guest Post: Highvis-Workwear

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2 min read Keeping your employees, vendors and customers safe in a warehouse environment can be a challenge. Heavy equipment is handled every day and accidents can happen at any time. Employees safety training, supervising visitors and vendors, keeping a watchful eye on the warehouse can help limit injuries and accidents. Additionally, warehouse workwear can also help keep … Read moreGuest Post: Highvis-Workwear

Andon Lights and Signals: What you Need to Know

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3 min read What is an Andon Light? Long before the time when we could just flip a switch and light a room, the Japanese term Andon, simply meant paper lantern or signal light. Today, Lean manufacturers everywhere use Andon systems as a visual management tool to quickly alert those who need to maintain or oversee a plant … Read moreAndon Lights and Signals: What you Need to Know

GHS Update: Blacking Out Pictograms

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4 min read GHS Labeling Gets Cleared Up The December deadline for the first wave of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) implementation has come and gone, but the confusion still resonates among many in the industry. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has tried to make the transition as smooth as possible by providing the necessary information … Read moreGHS Update: Blacking Out Pictograms

Top 10 OSHA Violations in 2013

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3 min read Yet again, fall protection was the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) number one cited workplace safety violation in 2013. The recent release was no surprise as the top 10 have generally stayed the same over the years with a little jockeying back and forth in certain spots, but what was a surprise was the … Read moreTop 10 OSHA Violations in 2013

Holiday Decorating Injuries On The Rise

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3 min read It’s that time of year again where we dust off the big tupperware full of holiday decorations and try to passionately out decorate our neighbors with  brighter lights and more plastic reindeer than one should ever own. Unfortunately, the joy of holiday decorating also comes with a bit of danger and the numbers are continuing … Read moreHoliday Decorating Injuries On The Rise

Thanksgiving Day Safety Tips

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5 min read For many families across America, Thanksgiving dinner is the most important meal of the year. You have family and friends over that you may or may not see throughout the rest of the year with the hope that you put out the best meal they’ve had since last year. However, as the chaos and football … Read moreThanksgiving Day Safety Tips