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13 WAYS TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH IN…

Creating a mentally-tranquil workplace atmosphere has incredibly beneficial returns across the board. Employees who are mentally healthy as a result of employer efforts are far more likely to be productive, have higher morale, and make significant contributions to company growth and profitability. Simon Fraser University…

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WINTER DRIVING SAFETY

Winter is in full swing, and in many areas of the country, the cold weather is having an adverse effect on driving conditions. The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration states that annually, an average of 22 percent of vehicle accidents are related…

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TAKE THE DANGER OUT OF ABRASIVE BLASTING

Abrasive blasting, often known as “sand blasting” due to the fact that silica sand is the most commonly-used abrasive material today, is a technique developed in 1904 to clean metal surfaces, apply a texture to concrete, or prepare a surface for the application of another…

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SAFETY STARTS WITH YOU: 9 WAYS TO…

With so many pistons running at once in the machine that is your business, it can be difficult to find a way to build a safety culture from the top down that sticks. Safety Services Company has put together a guide to help you make…

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WRITING A SUBSTANTIAL INCIDENT REPORT

An incident report is one of the most valuable tools an employer can have in their commitment to a safe and healthful workplace. After managing the aftermath of an incident, it’s important to move forward in ways that ensure a similar incident doesn’t occur again…

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WORKPLACE WELLNESS IS KEY

The last several decades have seen an increase in unhealthy lifestyle epidemics, such as poor nutrition, smoking, frequent alcohol consumption, and lack of exercise. As a result, chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease are more prevalent than ever, and are creating a significant…

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SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

Seasonal weather changes present new potential for severe weather emergencies which can create hazards for workers and businesses. Although in most cases it can be predicted by experts and meteorologists, weather can also be volatile and produce unexpected dangers without warning. To protect the safety…

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PRIORITIZING SAFETY AT YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY

As we approach the end of the year, we also approach the long-standing tradition of year-end holiday parties in the workplace. Throwing a party at the end of the year is beneficial as a celebration to reward workers for the contributions over the year. It’s…

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HOLIDAY CROWD MANAGEMENT

With the holiday season underway, this is the time of year when it’s important to shed additional light on the safety hazards involved with large crowds. Crowd management has been of particular interest since the 2008 death of a retail worker who was trampled during…

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THE EVER-RISING TREND OF LMS TRAINING

If you’ve seen how successfully Learning Management Systems (LMS) have changed the way businesses are training employees these past few years, you probably want to know how your business can get in on the action. Before you can make the jump, however, you'll be want…

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