Vulnerable Workers: 8 Core Competencies for Young Workers

Young workers (those under age 25) suffer disproportionately from workplace injuries, with a nonfatal injury rate estimated to be two times higher than among workers over 25.

Extension Ladders – Best Practices

WHAT'S AT STAKE? Every year more than 18,000 workers are injured in falls from ladders. Many die. Would it surprise you to know that most victims fell from heights we would t

Don’t Be a Hero: Stick to Lifting & Handling Aids

WHAT'S AT STAKE? If you perform frequent or heavy lifting, you could be at risk for long-lasting injury. Even the simplest lift, when executed incorrectly, can lead to immedi

Hand and Power Tools – 10 Tips for Safe Use

WHAT'S AT STAKE? Hand and power tool injuries send more than 400,000 workers to the emergency room and cause hundreds of deaths every year. WHAT'S THE DANGER? Using hand and

10 Questions Young and New Workers Need Answered

WHAT'S AT STAKE Workers between the ages of 15 and 24 are the largest percentage of the part-time, temporary, contract, casual and seasonal workforce. They’re a tremendous

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