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Hazard at workplace, hazard examples

7 common workplace safety hazards

National Safety Council consultants identify what they see repeatedly when auditing worksites
Members of the National Safety Council Consulting Services Group travel across the country – and the world – to visit worksites and conduct safety audits. They share with Safety+Health seven hazards they frequently spot, and offer advice on preventing them.
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Be ready to respond

National Safety Month Tip: Week 1

An injury or emergency situation can happen anywhere at any time. Your son might sprain his ankle at soccer practice. Your neighbor may suffer a heart attack while washing his car. You might be involved in a motor vehicle incident on the way to work. Do you know how to react?


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Be healthy

National Safety Month Tip: Week 2
On average, 52 people die every day in the United States as a result of prescription opioid overdoses, and statistics show that prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin account for more drug overdoses than heroin and cocaine combined.
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2016 CEOs Who "Get It"
SAFETY LEADERSHIP

2016 CEOs Who 'Get It'

The National Safety Council recognizes seven leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health
Safety+Health presents Q&As with seven leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health.
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Safety meetings: Challenges and considerations

If your organization is looking to implement regular safety and health meetings, some things need to be considered first. Regardless of the size or scope, safety meetings should fit comfortably into workers’ schedules, with the goal of motivating workers to take an interest in safety and health.
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