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5 Reasons Why Every Employer Should Take Care of Safety at the Workplace

5 Reasons Why Every Employer Should Take Care of Safety at the Workplace

Occupational hazards and collateral damage have started being taken as a way of life, a part of the routine. They are no longer an anomaly but neither are lawsuits and wailing family members of injured employees. Do we really want…

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Join us at ASSE 2013!

Join us at ASSE 2013!

The safety industry’s cream of the crop will gather in Las Vegas, Nev. this June for four days filled with new ideas, seminars, networking and professional pushes to be better. To top it off, InjuryFree Inc. President and CEO Trent…

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American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 2013

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 2013

For a moment, the eyes of America’s occupational nurses will be focused on Las Vegas, Nevada as they gather for the American Association of Occupational Health Nursing conference and expo 2013. As InjuryFree continues its quest to prevent painful injuries…

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Looking forward to NSC Texas 2013

Looking forward to NSC Texas 2013

Companies in the Gulf Coast have their own set of specific safety concerns. And at the National Safety Council Texas’s 2013 Safety Conference and Expo, InjuryFree will offer real solutions to their growing conversation. This year’s NSC Texas 2013 conference…

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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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InjuryFree CEO to speak at TEC 2013 Loss Control Conference

InjuryFree CEO to speak at TEC 2013 Loss Control Conference

InjuryFree has been asked to share its system for workplace safety at the Texas Electric Cooperatives 2013 Loss Control Conference in San Antonio, TX March 20-22. Texas Electric Cooperatives has a long history of excellence representing the interests of cooperative…

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FMLA: Current and Future Key Issues

FMLA: Current and Future Key Issues

Twenty years ago, President Clinton signed the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law. FMLA brought a new concept into the workplace: job-protected unpaid leave for qualifying employees for family and medical reasons... The new amendments expand leave options for military families and specify a special leave calculation for commercial airplane crewmembers...

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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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HR Benefits of an Employee Maintenance Center (EMC)

HR Benefits of an Employee Maintenance Center (EMC)

Workplace ergonomic injuries are one of the easiest to prevent and mitigate as long as you recognize and address the symptoms in the early stages. And yet, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), musculoskeletal disorders accounted for 28.8 percent of all nonfatal, lost-time occupational injury and illness cases in 2010, a four percent increase over the previous year. Lost-time injuries...

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Participatory Ergonomics (PE) Saves Manufacturer a Cool Quarter Million

Participatory Ergonomics (PE) Saves Manufacturer a Cool Quarter Million

PE (Participatory Ergonomics) programs are designed to maximize the involvement of workers who are experts at their job. Improving working conditions, safety, productivity, employee morale, quality of work and comfort while doing it are all key to the participatory approach.

Training standards are critical to the success of the PE process. There are three major aspects that need to be considered when implementing a participatory ergonomics program. Initial training - PE committee training...

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