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5 Tips to Stay Safe Around Mobile Equipment

Prevent disaster with these quick tips. If you’ve never worked around moving equipment before, orientation at your new warehouse job should teach you about the dangers of walking alongside these workplace monsters. Just as with cars or trains, moving equipment can put you at risk of injury or even death. And mobile equipment isn’t just […]

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All About Heat-Related Illnesses

Beat the heat with these hot tips Summer is almost here and, depending on where you are, the heat can be fierce. It’s important to understand how heat affects you if you work outside or in facilities that aren’t climate controlled. Not sure how to spot the symptoms of a heat-related illness? Looking for ways […]

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Warm Weather Safety

Warm Weather Safety

Spring is here! And, as we get closer to the summer months it’s important that everyone understands the signs of heat illness and practices prevention. 3 Degrees of Heat Illness Although there are many types of heat illness, here are three basic types to be aware of: Heat stress often involves confusion and heat cramps. […]

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Focus On Your Health for American Heart Month

Heart disease affects all areas of your life, including your career. Since February is American Heart Month, it’s a great time to understand the risks of heart disease and learn ways you can stay healthy on the job. Cardiovascular disease and strokes are not only common, they’re costly. In fact, the American Heart Association (AHA) […]

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Staying Safe During the Holiday Season

Staying Safe During the Holiday Season

It’s the height of the holiday season, which means many retailers are experiencing a sharp increase in staff, stock, and customers. And while the spike in store traffic is great for job seekers and business alike, it also means an increase in hazards and risks on the job. To help keep yourself, your co-workers, and […]

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Safety Month: The Truth About Workplace Injuries

June is National Safety Month in the United States. Observed annually, the month focuses on bringing awareness to the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes in an effort to reduce the amount of injuries sustained. To help you learn more about workplace injuries, take a look […]

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Is Your Desk Job Hurting Your Health?

Could too much of a good thing be bad for your health? While it’s exciting to land that office job, it’s also important to remember that your body is made to move. Did you know that sitting in front a screen, like a computer, for extended periods of time can increase your risk of certain […]

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Tis the Season to Be Aware of Conveyor Belt Hazards

During the holiday season, many products are being sorted and moved around facilities by conveyor belts. Because these machines can cause injury if used incorrectly, it’s a great time to be reminded about the hazards associated with conveyors and how you can stay safe on the job. Know the Pinch Points Although the tops of […]

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Tips for Staying Safe This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, many retailers will see a sharp increase in staff, stock, and customers. And while the spike in store traffic is great for job seekers and business alike, it also means an increase in hazards and risks on the job. To help keep yourself, your co-workers, and the customers safe during busy […]

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Avoiding Hand Injuries at Work

We use our hands for so many tasks that we often take them for granted. Imagine how difficult it would be to brush your teeth, put on shoes, drive, work or do a million other things because of an injury or loss of a hand. Unfortunately, hand injuries occur in the workplace every 32 seconds […]

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