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2206, 2015

Safety Tips When Using Fireworks

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  • Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks.
  • Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged in brown paper because this is often a sign that the fireworks were made for professional displays and that they could pose a danger to consumers.
  • Always have an adult supervise […]
1906, 2015

What is PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)?

25296286-businessman-hand-stop-dominoes-continuous-toppledPPE is equipment worn by a worker to minimize exposure to specific occupational hazards. Examples of PPE include respirators, gloves, aprons, fall protection, and full body suits, as well as head, eye and foot protection. Using PPE is only one element in a complete safety […]

1706, 2015

Bicycle-Related Injuries 

kids_on_bikesWhile only 1% of all trips taken in the U.S. are by bicycle, bicyclists face a higher risk of crash-related injury and deaths than occupants of motor vehicles do. In 2010 in the U.S., almost 800 bicyclists were killed and there were an estimated 515,000 […]

1306, 2015

Diabetes at Work

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Diabetes accounts for 15 million work days absent and 120 million work days with reduced performance. Let’s prevent and manage diabetes. It’s good for employees and good for business.

Source: Diabetes at Work

2302, 2015

Fraud and Identity Theft

fraud-alertjpgIt’s not always easy to spot con artists. They invade your home through the telephone, computer, and mail; advertise in well-known newspapers and magazines; and come through your door. Most people think they’re too smart to fall for a scam, but the opposite is true.

The National […]

1902, 2015

ISO 31000 Risk Management

ISO-31000-Risk-Management-300x200ISO 31000 is a generic risk management standard. It was developed by the ISO Technical Management Board Working Group on risk management. The official name of the standard is ISO 31000:2009 Risk management – Principles and guidelines. ISO published this new standard on November 13, 2009.

via ISO 31000 Risk […]

1602, 2015

Signs of Identity Theft

credit-card-scamClues That Someone Has Stolen Your Information

  • You see withdrawals from your bank account that you can’t explain.
  • You don’t get your bills or other mail.
  • Merchants refuse your checks.
  • Debt collectors call you about debts that aren’t yours.
  • You find unfamiliar accounts or charges on your credit report.
  • Medical providers bill you […]
502, 2015

Caregiver Stress & Burnout

caregiverThe demands of caregiving can be overwhelming, especially if you feel you have little control over the situation or you’re in over your head. If the stress of caregiving is left unchecked, it can take a toll on your health, relationships, and state of mind—eventually leading […]

302, 2015

Preventing Falls

fallPeople do things all the time that may cause them to fall. Falls can lead to injuries and can stop someone from doing what he or she enjoys. The good news is that many falls can be prevented.

What Puts Someone at Risk for Falling?

There can be […]

1601, 2015

Life Insurance – Who Needs It?

life-insurance-from-american-income-life-300x292If someone will suffer financially when you die, chances are you need life insurance because it provides cash to your family after your death.

This cash, known as the death benefit, replaces your income and can help your family meet many important financial needs like funeral costs, […]