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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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Winter Weather Driving Tips

The first major snowstorm of the season has blown through, and while you may be enjoying the lull between Christmas and New Year’s Day, this week is a great time to prepare to hit the ground running in your job search once the holidays are over. Job searching around the holidays can be challenging with […]

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Stay Safe This Holiday Season

Stay Safe This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—unless your holiday is disrupted by a trip to the hospital, a visit from the fire department, or a case of the blues that steals the joy of the season. How do you keep your holidays as safe as they are festive? Here are five tips to keep […]

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Back to School: Driving Safety 101

Back to School: Driving Safety 101

With another school year underway, you may soon notice heavier traffic on your daily commute, along with the enforcement of school zones. Because of this, we thought now would be a good time for a refresher on driver safety to help keep children and other young drivers safe as traffic increases. Adjust your commute time. […]

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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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American Heart Month: Relieving Stress at Work

February is American Heart Month, and if you don’t think heart disease affects your job or career, think again. Cardiovascular disease and strokes create an economic burden for employers and employees alike. The American Heart Association (AHA) says that the total economic cost of heart disease in America in 2011 was $320 billion. Medical costs […]

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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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