Seasonal safety: Spring

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Water damage prevention planning

Which locations in my building are at highest risk for water leaks, and how can I prevent them?
Which locations in my building are at highest risk for water leaks, and how can I prevent them?
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Study finds golf cart-related injuries are common

Columbus, OH — Golf cart users, be “FORE!”-warned: The zippy means of transportation – no longer limited to golf courses – carries “considerable risk of injury and morbidity” to drivers and passengers of all ages, especially kids and older adults, say researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
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Kids and hot cars

‘Not just a summertime issue’
According to the National Safety Council, in 2018, 53 children died in hot cars. Although these incidents are more common in the summer months, they’re not limited to July and August.
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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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Preventing tick bites

Ticks can carry potentially life-threatening infectious diseases. Most active during warmer months (April-September), they reside mostly in grassy, brushy or wooded areas – putting virtually all outdoor workers in the United States at risk of exposure.
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Work safely in the heat: What you need to know

Heat-related illnesses accounted for 783 worker deaths and nearly 70,000 serious injuries in the United States from 1992 to 2016. And in 2018 alone, 3,950 workers experienced days away from work as a result of nonfatal injuries and illnesses from on-the-job heat exposure.
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Understand the hazards of asphalt

Millions of tons of asphalt are produced and used in the paving and roofing industries every year, the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers’ Compensation notes, and more than 500,000 workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt.
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