Tag Archives: preventing workplace injury

19Jul 2016

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

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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31May 2016

Think Like an Athlete! Proper Back Lifting Techniques

Use the Three P’s to safely pick up objects. Canes, pains, and automobile disabled placards are the potential result of poor planning when making a lift. You often hear “lift with your legs” as a safety tip for lifting heavy … Read more »

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11May 2016

What do you get when you cross a pedestrian and a mobile device? A pedtextrian.

And an accident waiting to happen… Mobile phones and other electronic devices have become so commonplace, it’s hard to imagine how we ever got along without them. They are essential to our work and personal lives by helping us ‘get … Read more »

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