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April 10, 2017
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Please download and share this flyer with your employees.
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April 10, 2017
For the first time since the ergonomics rule was overturned by using the Congressional Review Act during the last days of the Clinton administration, yesterday, the Senate voted 50-48 to adopt H.J. Res 83, overturning OSHA’s rule “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain Accurate Records of Each Recordable Injury and Illness,” informally known as the “Volks” rule.
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April 10, 2017
Finding out about a hazard that almost turned into an incident is always concerning. But near-misses can have a valuable silver lining. Michael Stack says the process of getting to the root cause of a near miss or incident can help you avoid potentially costly and preventable claims.
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April 7, 2017
Everyone knows that medical interns and residents keep notoriously brutal hours. But do you know what other occupations are associated with less than the recommended amount of sleep? A study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that sleep duration varies widely by occupation.
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April 3, 2017
Between 2010 and 2014, nine workers in the oil and gas industry died of what were initially determined to be “natural causes.” But the explanation was unsatisfactory—the men were young and healthy and had been found dead for no apparent reason after working alone, either gauging fluid levels or drawing samples from oilfield tanks.
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March 31, 2017
Ridding your workplace of drug and alcohol abuse can benefit your business and your employees in a variety of ways. If you haven’t looked at your policy in a while, you may be missing key elements. According to the National Drug-Free Workplace Alliance, employers that implement drug-free programs see a decrease in workplace accidents, employee mistakes, absenteeism, turnover, and a decline in workers’ compensation claims.
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