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Safety

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Three apps to make your workplace safer

Mobile safety apps can help you identify heat-related risks, use ladders safely and encourage better ergonomics.

The risks of multitasking: Why single-tasking is more productive — and safer

Multitasking has infiltrated our work and home lives. Distracted driving and walking both pose dangers.

Video highlights danger of falls in parking lots

As the weather brings colder and more slippery conditions, it’s a good time to remind your employees to walk carefully when outdoors.

Forklift safety tips for drivers and pedestrians

Forklift-related injuries most often result from inattention, distraction, excessive speed, poor driving habits and lack of training. See our forklift safety tips infographic.

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In harm’s way: Workplace violence in health care

Injuries from workplace violence are much greater for health care workers than the average.

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OSHA updates walking-working surfaces and fall protection standards

OSHA’s final rule for general industry walking-working surfaces and fall protection standards was updated in 2017.

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Reduce workplace injuries with job hazard recognition

Using job hazard recognition is a great way to review a work area in order to identify, eliminate or control work-related risks that could cause injury.

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Q & A with researcher Katie Schofield, Ph.D.

Research has quantified the connection between contact by loss prevention representatives and reduced lost-time injuries in the construction industry.

Survey: U.S. working conditions taxing, but also friendly

A Rand Corporation survey released this week sheds light on working conditions in the United States, and results are mixed.

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Four housekeeping tips for a safer construction site

Accidents such as trips and falls, being struck by falling objects and cutting or puncturing the skin can often be avoided by keeping a construction site neat and organized.

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