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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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Keeping Seasonal Workers Safe

Keeping Seasonal Workers Safe

At this time of year employers around the country are hiring temporary workers to help with the extra volume of holiday business. What employers may not know is that seasonal workers are at higher risk for work-related injuries than their year-round counterparts. Why? Because they are inexperienced at their temporary jobs and often have not had adequate training on how to do the jobs safely. To fulfill their occupational safety and health responsibilities and prevent injuries and illnesses, employers of seasonal workers need to make sure all their workers are safe. ....Sign up for FREE to view the rest of this article and more.

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OSHA’s New HazCom Standard: What Employers Need to Know

OSHA’s New HazCom Standard: What Employers Need to Know

OSHA recently modified its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), an international approach to hazard communication. Through standardization the GHS improves the safe use, handling, and storage of chemicals in workplaces. It also provides a universal…

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OSHA Update 6.5.12

OSHA Update 6.5.12

OSHA reaching out with Fall Prevention Campaign Across the U.S. in 2010, more than 10,000 construction workers were injured as a result of falling while working from heights, and another 255 workers were killed.  To combat the risk of more…

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S107 – A Possible Cure for Age-Related Muscle Loss

S107 – A Possible Cure for Age-Related Muscle Loss

As we age, likely the first thing we start to notice is that parts of our bodies aren’t as fine-tuned as they used to be. With recent studies showing a rise in workers of older age (55 years and above),…

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2010 Northwest Occupational Health – Oct 13-15

2010 Northwest Occupational Health – Oct 13-15

InjuryFree is excited to be part of the 2010 Northwest Occupational Health Conference.  The conference  will be held in Portland, Oregon on October 13-15 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel.  For over 40 years, members of the Pacific Northwest Section –…

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Commemerating Occupational Safety and Health Professionals

Commemerating Occupational Safety and Health Professionals

May 5th is Occupational Safety and Health Professional (OSHP) Day. Let’s recognize the efforts these professionals for ensuring the well-being of workers across all workplace environments.…

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It’s NAOSH Week – Let’s All Do Our Part in Safety

It’s NAOSH Week – Let’s All Do Our Part in Safety

Today kicks off the start to NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety and Health) Week, a week designated at raising awareness about occupational safety, health and the environment and the SH&E profession. Various trade associations and local partners will be hosting…

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Workers Memorial Day

Workers Memorial Day

April 28th is Workers Memorial Day – a day specially assigned to recognizes workers who died or sustained work-related injuries or illnesses during the previous year. According to the CDC, in 2008, over 5,000 workers died from occupational injuries. Also…

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Using Conferences For Continuing Education

Using Conferences For Continuing Education

In Rob Cameron’s recent blog post in Scrubs Magazine, he mentions the advantages of attending a presentation for continuing education. Amongst the many benefits of attending a CEU-provided course includes: Engaging content Meet with others with similar occupations Meet with…

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