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Snow day safety

Keep wintertime fun and injury-free
Sledding, ice skating and playing in the snow aren’t just fun – they’re good exercise and a great reason to head outdoors during the winter. But remember: Safety first.
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On the Safe Side

On the Safe Side podcast Episode 9: Powered industrial trucks

A discussion with National Safety Council safety experts on the hazards of powered industrial trucks, and the benefits of contact tracing at workplaces
In Episode 9, the Safety+Health team discusses the hazards involved with powered industrial trucks with National Safety Council workplace safety experts JoAnn Dankert and David Consider. Also, the team shares details about contact tracing on the job and why it’s an important thing for employers to do amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Contact tracing

‘An important thing for employers to do’
Although it has long-standing roots in public health practice, contact tracing is a new concept for many employers trying to keep workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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On the Safe Side

On the Safe Side podcast episode 8: Hearing loss prevention in the workplace

A discussion with a NIOSH expert on preventing hearing loss, and the safety implications of diversity, equity and inclusion
In Episode 8, the Safety+Health team discusses the importance of hearing loss prevention efforts in the workplace with Thais Morata, a NIOSH research audiologist. Also, we talk about the safety and health impacts of diversity, equity and inclusion on workers.
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‘A hands-on approach to safety’

Parsons Corp. is the latest recipient of the Robert W. Campbell Award
Parsons Corp. is the latest recipient of the Robert W. Campbell Award, presented annually by the National Safety Council to an organization that successfully integrates environmental, health and safety management with business operations.
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On the Safe Side

On the Safe Side podcast episode 6: The value of soft skills

How strong soft skills can benefit your career, and a chat with safety guru Linda Martin
In Episode 6, the Safety+Health team examines soft skills, including what they are, how they differ from other job-related skills and how they can benefit a safety professional’s career. Also, Linda Martin, a recipient of the National Safety Council’s Marion Martin Award, discusses her work as an educator, earning a doctorate and sharing positivity on social media.
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