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Looking Forward to Some Great Conferences!

Looking Forward to Some Great Conferences!

Conference season is upon us and InjuryFree is looking forward to a busy month of knowledge seeking, sharing and networking. This past weekend (through today) our CEO and president Trent Shuford hit the National Safety Council’s Texas Safety Council and…

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Did you report that injury?

Did you report that injury?

Jim Mongelli looked down to see the crimson stain of blood coming from his arm. It wasn’t shaping up to be a very good day for the heavy equipment worker from upstate New York. “I didn’t think it was a…

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Workplace napping: It’s no pipe dream

Workplace napping: It’s no pipe dream

You must have had just enough time now to really soak up all that Monday morning has to offer. As the prospect of leaving the office at 5 fades farther and father into the distance, pull up a pillow and…

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Sequester and the private sector

Sequester and the private sector

The big news around the water cooler this week has been the federal sequester – a term that few understand and even fewer in Congress seem to care much about. But it has occupational safety pros rattled. “I have to…

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Does Your 2013 Health & Safety Forecast Include ZERO Injuries?

Does Your 2013 Health & Safety Forecast Include ZERO Injuries?

For companies that have experienced workplace injuries throughout the years, it may seem unlikely that you can hit a target of zero injuries. And yet, there are numerous examples of companies achieving such targets even after years of consistent injuries…

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Learning from our differences

Learning from our differences

A quick Tweet this week took this blogger’s mind back to her days in Newcastle Upon Tyne England. Ah, the freezing cold days of winter mingled with jarring and smelly commutes on the Metro. A few fingers felt like they…

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John Deere Takes Safety Home

John Deere Takes Safety Home

Worker safety has been a priority at John Deere and Company since 1975. At that time, the company used a simple risk assessment process to address workplace health and safety: Define the terms of the problem. Speak with each factory…

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A Look at the Hazards of Non-Routine Work

A Look at the Hazards of Non-Routine Work

A Look at the Hazards of Non-Routine Work I took my kayak out for the first time this season. I mounted the boat on the hydraulic lift I installed on my car last year to make the process easier. I…

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Violence in the Workplace: OSHA’s New Directive

Violence in the Workplace: OSHA’s New Directive

Lacerations, bruises, fractures, illnesses, disabilities and disorders; these are all things you might expect to result from an injury in the workplace. Overseeing and managing the risks of each of these incidents can be daunting and difficult for a leadership…

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Are Your Employees Fit for Duty?

Are Your Employees Fit for Duty?

Workplace injuries cost U.S. employers $1 billion a week in workers compensation alone. When lost time costs are added to the costs of lost productivity, total workers comp expenditures are estimated to be more than $215 billion. According to the…

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