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First Aid & CPR

OSHA strongly recommends that every workplace has one or more employees who are trained in First Aid that includes CPR. Learn how to ensure you and your staff are prepared to handle injuries and what to do when administering first aid.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a repetitive motion injury. It occurs when an important nerve is regularly pinched and compressed. Learn the steps you can follow to help prevent CTS.

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Are You Dressed Correctly?

It is critical to wear the proper PPE, personal protective equipment, on the job site to minimize exposure to hazards. The proper PPE can help prevent serious workplace injuries and illnesses. Learn the top 7 recommended PPE for the job site.

“You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any way you choose, you're on your own, and you know what you know, and YOU are the one who'll decide where you go.”

Theodore Geisel (Dr, Suess)
Heat stress

Heat Stress Safety

Summer is in the air! Learn how to protect against heat stress, the top 10 warning signs of heat stroke, and what to do if you suspect heat exhaustion or heat stroke.


Hard Hat Safety

The brain is the control center of the body. If it is damaged in any way, the entire body will be at risk. Normally the skull protects the brain from injury, but when falling or flying objects are a hazard, additional protection must be worn.

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Hearing Prevention

If you’re one of the twenty-million individuals that are subject to dangerous noise-levels on the work site you will want to implement precautionary tactics to counter the danger of hearing loss.