Working outdoors in the heat

As the temperatures rise, it can’t be stressed enough the importance of understanding the risks and what to do for heat illness. Heat illness occurs when your body can’t adequately cool itself through sweating. According to the National Safety Council, 244 people died...

Falls: Don’t get tripped up at work

According to NSC’s Safety + Health magazine, it can be obvious that there are safety and health hazards to watch out for in worksites that have heavy machinery and equipment, but not many employees think about the surprising number of hazards in an office...

Wellness: Catch some zzz’s

Week 2 of National Safety Month focuses on wellness. This month, the National Safety Council (NSC) wants to know: How much sleep are you getting? According to a 2016 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of adults are not...

Emergency preparedness: AEDs

June is National Safety Month, are you prepared if an emergency requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the workplace? A study conducted in June 2017 by the American Heart Association that surveyed more than 3,000 workers in various industries showed that more...
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