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  • Fatigue and worker safety
    Fatigue is a safety issue that employers are quickly becoming aware of. Risk factors related to occupational fatigue include long work hours, a heavy workload, lack of sleep, environmental factors and medical conditions. Experts say employers can help combat fatigue by offering breaks, scheduling work when employees are most alert and promoting the importance of sleep.
  • Preventing ladder injuries – one step at a time
    Ladder-related incidents injure more than 50 workers every day in the United States. To help address the issue, the American Ladder Institute has designated March as National Ladder Safety Month.
  • 7 tips for an effective workplace safety committee
    Safety Health shares seven tips from veteran safety professionals Carl Potter and Richard Hawk on making safety committee meetings more enjoyable, with added emphasis on embracing variety and even fun.

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