Injury prevention

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Trenching and excavation safety

Proper protective systems, competent person key to incident prevention
OSHA data shows 23 workers were killed in trench collapses in 2016 – surpassing the combined total from 2014 and 2015. “Employers need to realize that any excavation has the potential for exposure to serious injury and fatality,” one expert says.
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Exoskeletons and injury prevention

Experts say the emerging technology could benefit people in physically demanding jobs
Once relegated to science fiction and other works of popular culture, exoskeletons are showing promise in providing ergonomic support and preventing injuries among people who work physically demanding jobs.
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