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More-Energy Monday

More-Energy Monday

It’s Monday again!! Is everyone super excited? That’s what I thought. Then I heard this interview with Noah Grady and my perspective changed a little bit. Maybe he can help you with your Monday moodiness. When we jump back into…

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Shifting a Health & Safety Culture from Reactive to Preventative

Shifting a Health & Safety Culture from Reactive to Preventative

Mike Tuck knew he was in for a challenge when he was appointed Plant Manager of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) in Belmont, Michigan. The Kimberly-Clark veteran was tasked by leadership with turning around its recent acquisition, Jackson Safety. The safety supply manufacturer had a 30-year history of 9 to 15 injuries per year and the facility didn’t fit into Kimberly-Clark’s worldwide safety culture...

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Tracking and Removing Low Back Risk

Tracking and Removing Low Back Risk

Is a deconditioned workforce resulting in higher risk of injuries in your workplace? Companies that can identify and reduce risk early gain a competitive advantage by decreasing healthcare costs, absenteeism, and time loss expenditures, while improving the health and productivity…

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Employee Maintenance Center Case Study Published by OH&S Magazine

Employee Maintenance Center Case Study Published by OH&S Magazine

Kimberly-Clark's Conway, Ark., plant reduced its musculoskeletal incidents by 50 percent following installation of an on-site Employee Maintenance Center (EMC). Improvements in reportable incident rates have continued each year since the EMC launched in 2004. At a sister plant 20 miles down the road in Maumelle, reportable incidents fell from eight to zero in the year following the launch of its center.

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Employee Maintenance Center Case Study Published by Kimberly-Clark

Employee Maintenance Center Case Study Published by Kimberly-Clark

For the first few years after K-C acquired the Everett mill, workers' compensation costs held steady. Then, at the end of 2002, the mill tallied it's annual workers' comp outlay and the result looked like a computation error: costs had plummeted in just 12 months… What could possibly lead to such a dramatic drop in on-the-job injuries and, thus, workers' compensation costs?

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Everett, WA Manufacturing Plant Achieves Major Safety Milestone

Everett, WA Manufacturing Plant Achieves Major Safety Milestone

Everett Washington’s Kimberly –Clark (K-C) pulp and tissue manufacturing facility hit a tremendous safety target. On this day Kimberly –Clark surpassed 1,000,000 safe man-hours without incurring a “K-C Recordable” injury.

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Working Pain-Free

Working Pain-Free

Kimberly-Clark’s Conway, Ark., plant reduced its musculoskeletal incidents by 50 percent following installation of an on-site Employee Maintenance Center (EMC). Improvements in reportable incident rates have...

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