Items Tagged with 'Injury Prevention'

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complacency

Combating complacency

Safety issues arise when workers – and organizations – go on ‘autopilot’
“Doing routine tasks without thinking about it” can increase the risk of on-the-job injury, regardless of worker age or experience level.
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DIY safety

Things to know before your next home improvement project
Do you have a home improvement project you plan to tackle yourself? Whether you’re a seasoned do-it-yourselfer or a relative newbie, getting the job done properly requires a pre-project safety plan. So, before you get started, check out these expert tips for making sure your DIY project is injury-free.
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Yardwork done safely

With the fall season comes the changing colors of leaves – and yardwork. The American Chiropractic Association says homeowners need to take care to prevent back injuries, neck strain and shoulder pain while cleaning up the yard.
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Safe spring cleaning: 12 tips

Before tackling spring cleaning, you should be aware of the hazards that may await you: handling household chemicals, lifting heavy objects, navigating around clutter, walking on wet surfaces, and reaching or climbing – to name a few.
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Prevent caught-in, caught-between incidents

Cave-ins during excavation work, body parts being pulled into unguarded machinery, standing within the swing radius of cranes and other equipment, and being caught between a piece of equipment and a fixed object – all of these are examples of caught-in or caught-between incidents that can occur at work.
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Horseplay at work: No joke

Everyone remembers the school class clown – the person always getting into trouble, pulling pranks and being goofy. Harmless stuff, right? Maybe back then. If your workplace has a class clown who engages in horseplay, it’s no laughing matter.


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