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Danger in the Trenches

Each year, excavation and trenching cave-ins cause thousands of injuries and dozens of deaths. Trenches can collapse unexpectedly and bury a worker or a bystander. Many victi

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Active Breaks Help

If you work a lot at a computer, you need to be aware of the possibilities of repetitive strain injuries and how to prevent them. Since computers with display screens were

Seven Statistics: Deadly Driving

Distracted driving is a safety concern for employers whose workers drive on the job because you don’t want your employees injured or killed in car accidents caused by distr

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Why Workers Need to Park Those Cell Phones, Even if They Aren’t Driving

Few people would argue with the point that talking or texting on a cell phone while driving causes dangerous and potentially fatal distractions. But a worker doesn’t nee

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Great Leaders Make Safety Fun

Great Leaders Make Safety Fun One of the biggest misconceptions about safety is that it is boring, says Richard Hawk, a safety professional and motivational spea

When There’s an Environmental Incident, Who Should Be Warned & When?

When there’s been an environmental incident, such as a spill of a hazardous substance, you’ll likely have to notify government officials. Those officials will also have

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