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Kelly O'Malley

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Tennessee Safety & Health Congress 2012

Tennessee Safety & Health Congress 2012

The 35th Annual Tennessee Safety and Health Congress will be held from July 22-25th, 2012 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, in Nashville, TN. Mark Your Calendars! Trent Shuford, President and CEO of InjuryFree, Inc. is honored to…

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ASSE Safety 2012

ASSE Safety 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2012 Conference will be held from June 3-6th, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Mark Your Calendars! Trent Shuford, President and CEO of InjuryFree, Inc. is honored to present “Addressing Pain Before it Becomes…

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ASSE Human Resource Branch Meet and Greet

ASSE Human Resource Branch Meet and Greet

  The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2012 Conference will be held from June 3-6th, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. As proud members of the ASSE Human Resource Branch.  We are excited to announce that the HR branch will…

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NAOSH Week is Here (May 6-12)

NAOSH Week is Here (May 6-12)

North American Occupational Safety and Health week (or NAOSH week) is upon us.  This is a great opportunity to share, discuss, and educate the public about the benefits of a safe work environment.  For ideas on what you can do…

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OSHA update 5.1.2012

OSHA update 5.1.2012

OSHA Finalizes Hazard Communication Standard OSHA has finalized the hazard communication standard which will align it with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The rule will affect over 5 million businesses across the…

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Obesity’s Impact on Workplace Productivity

Obesity’s Impact on Workplace Productivity

The obesity epidemic in the United States affects workplace productivity as well as individual health outcome.  Overweight employees have a higher incidence of joint problems, hypertension, and diabetes—not to mention heart disease and stroke if BMI (body-mass index) is over…

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Direct and Indirect Costs of Work Injuries: What Employers Need to Know

Direct and Indirect Costs of Work Injuries: What Employers Need to Know

  When it comes to the cost of workplace injuries and illnesses, workers’ compensation insurance costs are just the tip of the iceberg.  OSHA estimates that indirect costs of injuries and illnesses average two to four times more than the…

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Heat Stress for Outdoor Workers

Heat Stress for Outdoor Workers

Outdoor workers, including landscaping, construction, and maintenance personnel are at a great risk of heat-related illnesses when environmental conditions are conducive to high heat and humidity. Heat stress can manifest itself in a number of physiological effects, ranging from heat…

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Onsite Solutions and Liability Issues

Onsite Solutions and Liability Issues

Many companies either have or are considering an onsite wellness solution for their employees.  In fact, it has been reported that over 15% of all US companies already have an onsite health center.  These onsite solutions can range from a…

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My Aching Feet

My Aching Feet

One of the biggest complaints of assembly/warehouse workers is their feet. Since the foot is the base of our motion, if the feet do not work properly, people have an increased risk of knee/hip/low back issues. There is also the…

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