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Experts discuss what employers can do to help curb distracted driving

Washington — It’s an often-heard argument: Drivers who use hands-free vehicle technology are less distracted than those who use handheld cellphones. But to National Transportation Safety Board member Michael Graham, the difference isn’t worthy of debate. “When you take your attention off the road, you’re distracted,” he said. “You’re creating risk for yourself and others.”
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Focus on the walk

“Whether it’s walking the factory floor, taking a stroll outside during a break or getting from one meeting to another, we’re on our feet at least part of the day,” the National Safety Council says. “With all of that foot traffic, there’s always the potential for a fall.”
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Slips, trips and falls: National Safety Month

Slips, trips and falls

National Safety Month 2019: Week 2
Do you ever get distracted by your cellphone when walking? Is your workspace cluttered and messy? Do you barge out of your workstation without looking to see if a coworker is passing?
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