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situational awareness

Situational awareness

A ‘separate dimension of hazard control’
“If we don’t train people to have situational awareness, then all the compliance and all the programs really don’t matter because they don’t get used in real time,” one expert says.
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Working in the cold

Stay safe when temperatures drop
A spike in lost-time injuries and illnesses resulting from “environmental cold” suggests a lack of understanding of cold stress and how to avoid related injuries.
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Depression

You’re not alone
Feeling sad or unhappy at times is normal – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us are doing our best to cope with anxiety and isolation. But at what point does that sadness progress into depression?
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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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