Articles by Sara Hornik

Protecting the whole head

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A hit to the head can result in traumas such as brain injuries, neck injuries and spinal cord damage. In the workplace, proper use of hard hats, protective eyewear and hearing protectors can help prevent many of these debilitating and costly injuries.
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Wipe out slip & fall injuries

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Slips and falls can result in all kinds of serious injuries, including fractures, sprains, head and neck problems, and spinal injuries. By keeping your work site free of debris and other objects, you can greatly reduce the potential for a slip, trip or fall accident.
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Fire prevention

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Today we have fire prevention tools such as OSHA guidelines, we've learned from past fires, we know how to handle and store chemicals, and we know what the hazards are. But, how fire smart are we?
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Building a safety culture

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Building a safety culture in your organization does not happen overnight. At the root of a safety culture is behavior, and changing human behavior requires education. Changes occur on two levels: getting the individual to stop doing some things and getting the individual to start doing other things.
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First-Aid in the workplace

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Don’t let an emergency turn into a tragedy — be prepared

According to Merriam Webster’s dictionary, first-aid is defined as “emergency care or treatment given to an ill or injured person before regular medical aid can be obtained.” When a co-worker is injured, our first reaction is to help them using any means necessary. When proper procedures are not followed it can lead to additional complications and injuries.

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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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