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MRSA in the workplace: What you need to know

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus – more commonly known as MRSA – is a potentially dangerous type of staph bacteria that can lead to difficult-to-treat infections. MRSA is resistant to certain antibiotics and, although an infection may begin as a skin sore, it can become serious and potentially deadly, NIOSH warns.
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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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Fatigue: National Safety Month

Fatigue

National Safety Month 2019: Week 3
We’ve all heard that adults should get seven to nine hours of sleep a day. Missing out on good sleep can negatively affect your productivity, cognitive performance, vigilance, accuracy and judgment.
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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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Working with arthritis

If you have arthritis, you’re not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that 23 percent of all adults in the United States – roughly 54 million people – have arthritis, a term that refers to more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect the joints.
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