Guest Post: Recovering From Workplace Injuries

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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

Holiday Decorating Injuries On The Rise

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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

Top 10 Causes of Disabling Injuries in 2010

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According to the 2012 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, the most disabling workplace injuries and illnesses in 2010 amounted to $51.1 billion in direct US workers compensation costs. The annual Workplace Safety Index uses information from Liberty Mutual workers compensation insurance claims, the US bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and the National Academy of Social … Read moreTop 10 Causes of Disabling Injuries in 2010

OSHA Proposes New Rule

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OSHA Believes More Timely Data Will Help All On November 7, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officially announced that they have proposed a rule that would improve how workplace injuries and illnesses are tracked. The announcement came shortly after the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual Occupational Injuries and Illnesses report. … Read moreOSHA Proposes New Rule

10 Keys to a Safe and Healthy Workplace

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Whether you’re working behind a desk or in a large manufacturing facility, the health and safety of everyone in the company should be the number one concern. Each individual is unique and so is the work we perform, but when it comes to keeping safe, there are common themes that help keep us all safe … Read more10 Keys to a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Reducing the Risks of Serious Injury in the Workplace

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Workplace injuries are often tragic for the persons involved and their effects on a company’s business, morale and reputation can be devastating. Between 2006 and 2009, 73,400 people in Australia suffered workplace injuries that required hospitalization. Most workplace injuries are preventable and occur because of factors such as negligence or poor infrastructure. It is crucial … Read moreReducing the Risks of Serious Injury in the Workplace

Workers Still Ignoring Fall Protection

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Workers Still Ignoring Fall Protection The information is clearly out there for all to see. The risk of injury or death from construction workers that work without the proper fall protection equipment is alarmingly high. Yet we still see a large amount of workers still ignoring fall protection. A recent study by the researchers/authors of … Read moreWorkers Still Ignoring Fall Protection

Lack of Sleep Costing Employers Billions

Getting sleepy at work? Spend a good portion of your time before and after your lunch feeling like your head just gained an extra 20 pounds and your eye lids are on the last set of an intense workout? Well apparently you’re not the only one. In fact, lack of sleep is costing employers billions. … Read moreLack of Sleep Costing Employers Billions

Creative Safety Supply Offering Free SafetyTac Floor Tape Samples

The beginning of the end for floor paint? The benefits of using floor tape over floor paint, for your safety and organizational lines are as evident as ever. As more companies move towards floor tape and paint becomes a thing of the past, the challenge becomes which tape to buy?  Deciding which floor tape is … Read moreCreative Safety Supply Offering Free SafetyTac Floor Tape Samples