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June is Home Safety Month

Off the job injuries cost more than on the job injuries.  While employers may not pay directly when an employee sustains an off the job injury, they pay indirectly when an employee loses work due to an injury or is … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Hearing Protection

If you need to raise your voice to be heard from three feet away, you probably need to wear hearing protection. Ear plugs and ear muffs may offer similar levels of protection. The most important things with hearing protection is … Continue reading

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How loud is that sound?

We don’t usually think about how loud sounds are unless they are irritating.  Sound can have a profound impact on the body, with hearing loss the most obvious.  But noise can also increase blood pressure, cause headaches, lead to hypertension and … Continue reading

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