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It’s Spring! Time to inspect your outside grounds

It’s Spring! Time to inspect your outside grounds

Spring has finally sprung, and the change of seasons is a good time to inspect the outside grounds around your facility. Safety issues that could cause dangerous falls for employees, customers or students become apparent after the snow melts and the temperature begins to rise. An inspection team made up members of your organization’s safety committee or maintenance staff should take the time to walk around the outside of your buildings to make sure your parking lots and sidewalks are…

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Are you prepared to ask someone to stop driving?

Are you prepared to ask someone to stop driving?

Telling someone they should no longer drive, or being told that you should no longer drive, can become a very stressful time. There is an element of freedom for anyone who can sit behind the wheel of a car, turn the key, look out the front windshield and say, “I can go wherever the road takes me.” However, there comes a time when we can no longer drive a vehicle safely due to changes in vision, slower reaction time, cognitive…

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Don’t Let Winter Weather Trip You Up

Don’t Let Winter Weather Trip You Up

Winter can be a beautiful season. Pristine snow gives us opportunities for a myriad of fun recreational activities. However, winter also can bring slips, trips, falls and car spinouts. Keeping your feet—or your tires—under you can be a tricky proposition in icy or wet conditions. A little diligence and planning will go a long way to ensure that winter does not trip you up, at work or on the road. Preventing Slips and Falls To prevent workplace slips and falls…

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