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Reducing serious injuries & fatalities

Link SIF programs to your safety culture
By Dominic Cooper Ph.D.
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Heinrich’s1 Injury Triangle asserted that minor injuries predict serious injuries, and by controlling the causes behind minor injuries, serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) will also be controlled.


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Box cutter by ADCO Industries

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Easy Cut 4000 is a new box cutter from ADCO Industries designed to stop product damage and accidents to employees.


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Get more control over safety incidents with the EHS System

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As most Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) professionals know, incidents can occur daily.


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Rugged Bright Yellow polyethylene folding spineboard with twelve large hand holes for easy handling, built in runners, low profile and X-ray translucent. Four patient straps included.


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Weekly news round-up

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A PtD update, tree trimmer fatalities and the ASSE gets a new president. These were among the EHS-related news stories featured on ISHN.com this week.


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Why some workers do better after injuries than others

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Workers who are concerned about being fired after an injury experience poorer return-to-work outcomes than workers without those worries, according to new studies from Massachusetts’ Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI).


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Construction firms come together for “Safety Week”

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The first-ever construction industry-wide safety week is wrapping, after having gained participation from the  CEOs and leaders of 31 national and global construction firms representing the Construction Industry Safety Group and the Incident and Injury Free® CEO Forum.


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International Glove Association meeting: Experts dissect OSHA & the economy in 2014

By Dave Johnson
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The annual meeting of the International Glove Association (IGA) – IGA 2014 Glove Symposium — was held on the lush grounds of DisneyWorld’s Yacht Club resort in Orlando, FL, this past March.


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Workplace eye injuries by the numbers

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For Workplace Eye Wellness Month in March, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has developed a Workplace Eye Injuries by the Numbers infographic with statistics about occupational eye injuries by industry.


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OSHA’s Michaels still touting I2P2

By Dave Johnson
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In a press tele-conference last week, OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels once again took the opportunity to promote the much-ballyhooed and controversial Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (I2P2). “Certainly, we encourage employers to adopt and embrace I2P2,” he said. “In the VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) thousand of companies have adopted the principles of I2P2. So we know it works."


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