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Sprains and strains: Spot It. Fix It

The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia has developed an interactive online tool to recognize some common musculoskeletal hazards (ergonomic problems) and find the best solution.  It only takes about two minutes to run through the six scenarios.  To give … Continue reading

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Injuries cost more than work comp suggests

I read this OSHA QuickTakes article with interest, and a lot of concern.  The implications of shifting costs is broad-ranging. A recent study from UC Davis shows that almost 80 percent of workplace injuries and illnesses are borne primarily by … Continue reading

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CHESS Summer Newsletter: Hot off the press

Check out our summer newsletter with articles on: Preventing heat illness Minnesota State shut down (well, they are now back to work) Federal OSHA updates (OSHA at 40, OSHA brochure on workers’ rights, enforcement guidelines on personal protective equipment) Workers’ … Continue reading

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