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Always something unexpected

It looks like our blog works, but our website was hacked and is in for repairs.  What happens when the unexpected happens?  Usually, you deal with it.  Fortunately, we have a web designer who we could turn to for assistance … Continue reading

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Emergency Evacuation Planning

Whether it is at home or at work, special planning may be required to evacuate people with disabilities.  As our workforce ages and as people live longer, the likelihood of your emergency plan needing to deal with evacuating someone with … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Eyewashes

If you, or your employees, use corrosives, you need to have an eyewash nearby.  Common corrosives we see are graffiti remover, floor cleaner, and wheel brightener. Eyewashes must be accessible, clean, in working order and never blocked.  Keep in mind … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Keep exits and aisles clear

To protect employees and co-workers safe from falls, make sure exits and aisles are kept clear.  If fans are used in front of doorways, there must be another path to get out in an emergency. For assistance and other ideas … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Emergency Exits

We are starting something new at CHESS:  every Monday we will post a short safety tip.  Feel free to use it as a safety reminder with your employees. Safety Tip for this week:  Make sure you know where they exits … Continue reading

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ECHO: Emergency Community Health Outreach

How do you communicate emergency information to employees if they are not proficient in English?  ECHO Minnesota is a website designed to “ensure that people with limited English proficiency receive life-saving health and safety information–in some of the languages they … Continue reading

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In Case of Emergency – ICE System for Cell Phones

The American Society of Safety Engineers recommends the following: IN CASE OF EMERGENCY – “ICE” SYSTEM FOR CELL PHONES WHAT:  In case of emergency “ICE” is a proactive effort designed to provide emergency personnel with next of kin contacts via … Continue reading

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