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Tips to Minimize Slips, Trips, and Falls

Published Nov 29, 2016 2:15:20 PM posted in Injury Prevention, Slips and Falls

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Slips, trips, and falls in the workplace can be detrimental to your business—and have a major impact on your bottom line. Facility maintenance prevention programs may take ownership over them, but their occurrence can also be directly related to housekeeping standards.

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OSHA Top 10 Safety Compliance Standards

Published Nov 22, 2016 1:36:59 PM posted in Slips and Falls, OSHA

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Infographic: Adding Up the Real Costs of Slips, Trips & Falls

Published Nov 15, 2016 1:00:00 PM posted in Slips and Falls, Safety

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Slips, trips and falls may be more costly than you think. According to the National Safety Council, total costs of falls are about $206 billion annually for U.S. companies. 

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Make Slip-and-Fall Prevention a Top Priority

Published Nov 9, 2016 1:44:12 PM posted in Slips and Falls, Safety

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At first glance, falls at a workplace look fairly simple. An employee slips or trips and takes a tumble. But behind that seemingly straightforward incident comes a great deal of complexity, and numerous questions. The most important question being, could the fall have been prevented? 

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Are You a Bull, a Gambler, or an Ostrich?

Published Nov 8, 2016 3:43:52 PM posted in OSHA, Safety

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How to Communicate with Employees About Hazards

Published Nov 3, 2016 1:40:52 PM posted in Injury Prevention, Workplace Hazards

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Infographic: Demystifying the Process: The Consequences of Unnecessary MRI Testing

Published Oct 27, 2016 12:00:00 PM posted in Infographic, MRIs

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By now, getting an MRI scan almost feels like a default option whenever an employee has pain or soreness. After all, isn’t it helpful to have that highlevel diagnostic scan to know what’s really going on in the body? Unfortunately, that’s not always true.

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When Should You Get a Second Medical Opinion?

Published Oct 20, 2016 1:46:16 PM posted in MRIs

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Although diagnostic technology like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has come a long way in the past few decades, there are still no perfect devices or techniques that come with 100 percent accuracy.

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A Single Image In Time: What Are You Missing?

Published Oct 17, 2016 1:45:40 PM posted in MRIs

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Wouldn’t it be nice if medical imaging (MRI, CT Scans, X-Rays, etc) could tell us exactly what was wrong and why we are in pain or what the treatment plan should be to have a quick fix? That would be great. But often, that is not the case. Consider something as simple as a picture of a telephone.

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The Grand Illusion: Things Are Not Always as They Appear

Published Oct 11, 2016 1:31:03 PM posted in Back Pain, MRIs

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