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Slips, Trips, and Falls

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Preventing Winter Slips, Trips and Falls Injuries caused by slips, trips and falls are a major burden to business operations, especially during the winter months. The National Safety Council estimates that workplace falls cause approximately 300,000 injuries and more than 1,500 deaths each year. Slips, trips and falls account for about 15% – 20% of […]

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HOME FIRE SAFETY

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Fire Safety Deaths from fires and burns are the fifth most common cause of unintentional injury deaths in the United States and the third leading cause of fatal home injury Many residential fire-related deaths remain preventable. Here is what you need to know…

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The Cold of Winter – Hypothermia

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In cold weather, your body may lose heat faster than you can produce it. The result is hypothermia, or abnormally low body temperature. It can make you sleepy, confused and clumsy. Because it happens gradually and affects your thinking, you may not realize you need help. That makes it especially

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Snow Shoveling Safety

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The recent snow storm dumped HEAVY snow on us…not the light, fluffy snow of the previous storm. In addition, there was a layer of sleet on top of that. Heart attacks occur frequently while shoveling snow. Here are some tips

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