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OSHA’s Fatal Four

Occupational safety should be a primary concern in any workplace, and understanding the potential hazards that exist is essential in fostering a safe and secure working environment. While there are some industries that are inherently more dangerous than others, the reality is that without effective safety measures in place, any industry can become dangerous. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has acknowledged the hazards that exist in the construction industry and has identified a specific set of dangers known as the “fatal four.” The “fatal four” encompasses four types of accidents that are responsible for the wide majority of construction-related fatalities. Let’s dive into what each of these hazards are and learn some helpful tips about how to protect yourself in the workplace.  

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Common Workplace Injuries in Cold Weather

As the winter months begin to roll by, the temperature keeps getting colder. For those who work outdoors, the cold puts them at risk for cold-based injuries such as cold stress, especially if they are not used to it. When temperatures dip below 50°F, combined with high or cold wind, water, and even snow, the conditions are highly likely to contribute to cold stress. Being knowledgeable about these common cold stress injuries and how they develop may help in prevention.  

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Ergonomics for the Workplace: How to Set Up Your Workstation to Reduce Back Pain

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In today’s technology-based world, many of us do our jobs at a desk, in front of a poorly lit computer. While office jobs have their advantages, they also come with certain discomforts.

One of these discomforts is the undeniable pain you feel in your back after sitting for hours at your desk with a poor posture. Back pain is no joke. It can make it difficult for you to work or enjoy life outside office hours.

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Ensuring Employee Construction Safety in Crisis Situations

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Workplace safety is a critical aspect of any job, regardless of the industry. Ensuring the well-being of employees not only safeguards their health and lives but also promotes a more productive and efficient work environment. Employers have a significant role in maintaining a safe workplace, but employees play a crucial part in adhering to safety guidelines and procedures.

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What To Do If You Get Injured At Work

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Serious accidents can happen anywhere, including at your place of work. Knowing how to respond in these situations is important not just for your long-term health, but also to protect your rights as an employee. Regardless of your occupation, it’s crucial that your employer provides you with a safe work environment.

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Workplace Safety During a Heatwave

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Southern Europe is currently enduring unprecedented heatwaves with Sardinia recording a temperature of 47C, whilst the Greek island of Rhodes has been dealing with the largest wildfire evacuation in its history. Whilst these conditions are less common in northern parts of Europe, increasing incidents of extreme weather conditions are likely to be a regular feature of everyday people’s lives, as climate change makes its mark around the world.

For responsible business owners, this means making various adaptions to your way of working, your duty of care to your employees, and your healthy & safety policies.

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A Printable Warehouse Safety Checklist You Can Use Right Now

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As a part of good warehouse safety management, doing a regular inspection will give good feedback for continuous improvement as well as maintaining zero accident records.

The use of a warehouse safety checklist for the warehouse’s regular inspection will give you standardized checking points and also provide clear guidance for everyone every time doing the same inspection.

This easy-to-follow warehouse safety checklist will help create a safety culture, reduce accidents, and foster a productive and healthy workplace. [Continue reading…]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Compliance in Storage Tank Inspections

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When it comes to storage tank inspections, safety should always be the top priority for tank facility owners and operators. Proper 653 tank inspection not only ensures the integrity of storage tanks but also prevents accidents and environmental hazards. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the importance of compliance in storage tank inspections and provide you with valuable information to keep your tanks in optimal condition. From understanding the inspection process to implementing safety measures, this guide will equip you with the knowledge you need to prioritize safety.

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The Hidden Connection: How Workplace Health Impacts Medical Billing

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The impact of occupational Health on many areas of our lives cannot be understated, especially in today’s fast-paced society, when productivity is often prioritized over well-being.

This connection is especially noticeable in the field of medical billing.

In this blog, we will look at the hidden connection between workplace health and medical bills, emphasizing the significance of a healthy work environment and its effect on the healthcare system. In addition, we will look at the importance of workplace health in optimizing medical billing procedures and lowering costs via outsourced medical billing.

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