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Focus on mental health

Workers might be facing a number of issues during the COVID-19 crisis that can have an impact on mental health, including furloughs and layoffs, social isolation, financial hardships and worries, and health concerns for themselves and their families.
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A safe drive

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of workplace death. Preliminary estimates released in May by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show a 1.2% decrease in motor vehicle-related deaths in 2019 from the previous year.
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Impairment: National Safety Month

Impairment

National Safety Month 2019: Week 4
Impairment at work, whether from alcohol, marijuana or opioid use, is “a major roadblock to workplace safety, and the effects are more common than you think,” the National Safety Council says.
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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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Hazard recognition: National Safety Month

Hazard recognition

National Safety Month 2019: Week 1
Hazards are all around us. Although some are easy to see, many are not. The trick is learning to spot the hidden hazards.
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Prepare for an emergency

National Safety Month: Week 1
Think emergency drills are only for schoolchildren? Think again. The National Safety Council urges all workers to take drills seriously.
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Be well

National Safety Month Week 2
Achieving a work-life balance can be a challenge, and it’s easy to forget a simple necessity: Take care of yourself.
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Watch where you’re going

National Safety Month Week 3
Slips, trips and falls are no laughing matter. In fact, they can be deadly: According to the 2017 edition of “Injury Facts,” an NSC chartbook, 660 workers died in 2014 after a fall from height, and 138 workers died from a fall on the same level.
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