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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

When considering jobsite hazards, physical risks like falls and unmarked restricted zones are usually top of mind. However, it's crucial to also address the less visible dangers such as anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts.

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7 Steps to Prepare for a Successful Stand-Down

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. Learn 7 steps to prepare for a successful safety stand-down and raise fall hazard awareness in an effort to stop fall fatalities & injuries.

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March is National Eye Safety Month

According to the CDC, approximately 2,000 U.S. workers sustain job-related eye injuries daily, requiring medical treatment.

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”

Albert Pike, American Lawyer
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February is National Heart Month

Global employee health is important at all times. However, with the CDC reporting that heart conditions are responsible for one death every 36 seconds in the US, National Heart Month (or American Heart Month) is an event not to be missed!


Preparing for Winter Work

Working outside in the winter can be a dirty job, but many jobs require it. Are you ready for winter work?

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Toy Safety

The CPSC's recent report on Toy-Related Deaths and Injuries emphasizes the importance of toy safety for children of all ages.