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    Building a Better Handle: How a Simple Ergonomic Solution Reduced MSDs

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The Aging Workforce: A Silver Lining For Employers

It’s no secret the workforce is aging at a rapid pace. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics, 1 in 4 of the 164 million labor force will be 55 and older by 2024. There are many reasons for this changing demographic including lower...
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Early Intervention to Boost Retention

Every employer wants a healthy, injury-free work force to get the job done. Safety is crucial here.
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Infographic: Ready, Set, Retain

Posted January 14, 2019 in Infographic , Safety , Employee Retention
Employee retention—making sure you hold on to good employees—is one of the most significant but most easily overlooked ways to make, and keep, your organization profitable. When the replacement cost of a blue collar employee is an average of 20%...
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eBook: The Impact of Training and Safety Programs on Employee Retention

Posted January 03, 2019 in Safety , ebook
Employee retention—making sure you hold on to good employees—is one of the most significant but most easily overlooked ways to make, and keep, your organization profitable. When the replacement cost of a blue collar employee is an average of 20%...
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Infographic: A Tale of Two Injuries

Posted December 18, 2018 in Infographic , Safety , Perception Matters , Early Intervention
It might surprise you to know that the way pain actually works is not widely understood and that the worker’s perception of a threat is what dictates the intensity of their pain experience. 
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eBook: Pain at Work: Why the Best Safety Professionals Address Pain Perceptions to Lower Injury Rates

Posted December 04, 2018 in Safety , ebook
New developments in neuroscience and the biology of pain are showing us that tissues inform the brain of threat, not pain. World renowned pain researcher and educator Dr. Adriaan Louw puts it this way: “Pain is 100% produced by the brain based on...
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Which Jobs to Prioritize in a Job Safety Analysis

Posted November 26, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
Here are 6 recommendations to consider when identifying job/tasks for review via a JSA or JHA.
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How JSAs/JHAs Help You Meet Your Responsibilities 
Under OSHA

Posted November 19, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Safety
The Occupational Safety and Health Act lays out a set of clear responsibilities that employers need to meet. Here’s how OSHA summarizes these responsibilities:
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Infographic: Safety First: Stay Ahead of the Curve with Job Safety Analyses

Posted November 14, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Infographic , Safety
Compliance with OSHA rules about workplace safety requires employers to know exactly what potential hazards their hourly workers may be exposed to—at every stage of every task they perform. OSHA requires employers to identify hazards, prevent ...
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Just What Are Job Hazards?

Posted November 12, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Safety
A Job Safety Analysis (JSA) or Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) helps identify workplace hazards before they occur. But what does OSHA consider a workplace hazard, and what kinds of jobs are most hazardous under that definition?
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