Tag Archives: injury prevention

14Jun 2016
George Tharalson

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
George Tharalson

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
George Tharalson

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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09Feb 2013
George Tharalson

Creating an Illness and Injury Prevention Program on a Dime

I think it’s fair to say that employers and employees value workplace safety and are willing to do what they reasonably can to avoid workplace accidents and work-related illnesses. Yet most of the supervisors and managers I know who have had an accident occur on their watch have found in hindsight that they could have done more to prevent it.
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