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Hazards Over Troubled Water

Bridge Maintenance Dangers Span Decades Think of hazards faced by bridge workers and you'll likely picture a beehive of construction activity on a new bridge. Once the wor

Ask The Expert: Can Workers Use a Machine with a Broken Safety Device If We Warn Them?

QUESTION The emergency shut-off switch on our machine is broken. Can workers still use it if we post a sign warning that the switch is non-functional?   ANSWER

Learn To Shield Yourself From The Effects Of Stress

Everyone experiences stress - it's a natural part of life. Stress is your physical, emotional and mental response to changes, challenges and circumstances. The daily work

The RSI Hazards of Frequent Driving

RSIs, also known as musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), affect people in all workplaces and the risks of developing MSDs are all around us, even in our cars. So here’s som


Saved By The Boot

Need new boots? Make a habit of regularly checking your safety footwear. If worn or damaged footwear can’t be properly repaired, replace it. Fit for your feet When cho


Up To One In Five Suffer From Allergies

An estimated 15 to 20 per cent of the population is allergic to one thing or another. Here is a rundown on common allergies not necessarily related to work: Food allerg

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