Tag Archives: workplace safety

07Jun 2016

Disco May Be Dead, but It Still Saves Lives!

Perform Hands-Only CPR to the beat of “Stayin’ Alive” The Bee Gee’s classic disco song provides the perfect beat for this easy form of CPR. According to the American Red Cross, more than 350,000 people experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in … 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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28Apr 2016

Your Mother Doesn’t Work Here: Workplace Housekeeping

An Organized Workplace is a Safe Workplace. Cleaning up after yourself is likely the best workplace safety advice your mother gave you. Of course, your mother wasn’t thinking about cluttered construction sites or utility closets so packed with cast-off furniture … Read more »

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22Apr 2016

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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