Tag Archives: injury prevention

19Jul 2016
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Get a Grip on Hand Protection

Handle with care on the job Stop right now and put your hands behind your back. Try to type. Try to answer your phone. Try to scratch your nose. Our hands are very important in our everyday lives and at … Read more »

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14Jun 2016
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Get a Handle on Forklift Safety

Keep Your Lift from Tipping Over When it comes to your forklift toppling over, your first instinct could be your last. One of the deadliest risks of driving a forklift is the chance of it falling over, but the instinct … Read more »

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22Apr 2016
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Preventing Tech Neck

Working with technology can be a real “pain in the neck.” Your neck is stiff. You notice a constant pain between your shoulder blades. You wake up with a headache or worse, a migraine. While stress is a likely cause, … Read more »

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10Feb 2013
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Taking Charge or Putting Someone in Charge: The First Step in Creating Your IIPP

Developing and implementing an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) can seem like an overwhelming task — particularly for a small business owner, but it doesn’t have to be. In my last post, I wrote the following summary describing what an IIPP is, and now I’ll address the next step to creating your IIPP. Read more »

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