Safety articles on Health

Man Coughing into Elbow
Health

Cover Your Cough: Stop the Spread of Germs at Work

Cover your mouth, wash your hands with soap, and throw your tissues away. These simple steps help protect everyone at work from germs that make us sick.

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Woman blowing her nose into a hankerchief
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Take Seasonal Flu Seriously: Don't Work Through It, Get Rest

Employees should get their flu shot annually to help protect themselves against this illness and also to prevent unexpected lost time from work.

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Bulls-eye rash on a person's leg that indicates a likely Lyme Disease infection.
Health

The Danger of Lyme Disease from Ticks for Outdoor Workers

This article covers health risks and work precautions for all outdoor personnel, but especially those who may work in an at-risk area for Lyme disease.

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Person receiving a flu vaccine shot.
Health

Prevention is Better Than Cure When It Comes to the Flu

The more employees are educated on the best ways to prevent the flu and stay healthy during the winter, the more productive everyone will be on the job.

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Outdoor Construction Worker, Working in the Sun
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Prevent Heat With Water, Rest and Shade to Stay Safe

Make sure everyone on the team understands the best ways to prevent heat stress and has the opportunity to drink water and take breaks in the shade.

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Proper Chemical Safety Tips
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Educate Staff on the Best Practices for Chemical Safety

Following these tips can reduce safety risks for employees who work with or around chemicals. Free infographic you can share with your organization.

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Hazardous Chemical in a Work Environment
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Hazard Communication Awareness and Workers' Right to Know

The goal of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) standard is to ensure that workers know about chemical hazards at work and how to protect themselves.

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Workers Shoveling Snow
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How to Prevent Cold Stress at Work, Inside or Outside

Guidance on the best ways to prevent cold stress injuries and illnesses at work and recommendations for the best clothing to wear in cold environments.

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Outdoor construction worker drinking water from a water bottle.
Health

From Cramps to Stroke, Recognize Heat Stress Symptoms

Sometimes just taking a break and drinking more water is not enough. Learn how to recognize the deadly symptoms of heat-related illnesses.

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