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Junkin folding plastic backboard

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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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Enhanced analytics and communications functionality in Predictive Solutions’ latest workplace safety software release

Users of SafetyNet, the leading technology for saving lives by predicting workplace injuries, now have access to additional features that help them keep their workers safer
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Predictive Solutions Corporation announced today that version 9.0 of its SafetyNet software, used to predict and prevent workplace injuries, is now available to its customers. “The enhancements in this upgrade are some of the most significant we’ve released in the last several years and are largely based on customer feedback,” said Griffin Schultz, Predictive Solutions’ general manager.


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Safety’s surge in the energy industries

How to prevent “Struck-by” and “Caught-in” hazards from causing injuries

By Mark H. Stromme
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Due to the United States’ renewed interest in becoming energy self-sufficient, drilling for oil and gas in parts of the U.S. has accelerated to a fever pitch.


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Safety manager sent to prison for lying about workplace injuries

Treatment for broken bones, etc. was denied or delayed to get bonuses
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A former safety manager of the Shaw Group has been sentenced to 78 months in prison for deliberately falsifying records of workplace injuries. Shaw, formerly Stone and Webster Construction, held a contract for construction services at several TVA facilities, and used the false injury reports to claim bonuses of more than $2.5 million under the contract.


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