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Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention

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Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention

Falls, trips and slips are adding up in order to form around 15% of the entire number of accidental deaths that you can find out there. According to CMU, they actually account for 30% of all accidents and the numbers continue to grow exponentially all the time.

Slips usually take place when there’s no friction or traction between the walking surface and your feet. Slips are created either by spills, weather hazards but at the same time this can also be ...

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4 Ways to Promote Workplace Safety

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4 Ways to Promote Workplace Safety

Do you feel safe at the workplace? Despite the continual increase in technology and more focus on creating a safer workplace, the reality is that many times you will have to deal with lots of perils at the workplace, and you do have to try and avoid them the best way you can. This is why we have created a list with some of the best methods you can use in order to have a better, safer workplace.

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Bicycle Safety Reminders

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Bicycle Safety Reminders

Bicycle safety is something that everyone should consider, not only if you or your children frequently bike, since most people encounter bicyclists when driving on a daily basis. In this article we will talk about safety reminders and laws for bicyclists, and other things to consider before hopping on your bike.

Some of the most common causes of bicycle injuries are falling or crashing when not wearing a helmet, riding your bike on the wrong side of the street, trying to ...

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7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe

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7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe

It’s always a good time to review some of the simplest things you can do to keep your kids safe. Even though you probably already know the basics, being a parent, there are some more in-depth but still vital things you can do to keep your kids safe.

  1. Pull on your child’s car seat where the seat belt goes.

            It should not move more than one inch from the base. If it does, make sure you tighten it more.

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Ladder Safety Tips

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Ladder Safety Tips

Protect Yourself

We use ladders as tools while trying to accomplish our jobs. Ladder safety usually follows the same rules that apply when using most tools:

  • Choose the best equipment for the job. Instead of using ladders to work from, use scissor lifts or scaffolding – they’re safer. Try to use ladders only for climbing to other levels.
  • Pick the correct ladder height.
  • Maximum weight capacities on commercial ladders will be located on a sticker. Use only ladders that have weight capacities of 250 ...
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