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Winter Slipping and Sliding

Winter showed up with a vengeance in Minnesota.  A little bit of snow, slightly warmer temperatures and then freezing cold all make for a dangerous mix.  Whether you are driving or walking, be aware of the potential for unseen icy … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Slips and Falls

Slips and falls can result in serious injuries.  Evaluate potential opportunities and causes for slips and falls in your worksite.  Here are a few questions to consider: Do you have wet floors?  Can they be cleaned up more frequently?  Would … Continue reading

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Walk like a penguin

Minnesota got dumped with rain, sleet, and snow, making for very slippery conditions. To reduce the chance of slips and falls, follow these tips from insurance company SFM: Walk like a penguin (flat footed, shuffle) Wear proper footwear (you can … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Green Snow and Ice Care

From Hennepin County GreenNotes During the cold winter months, salt applied to streets and sidewalks is carried into storm drains that flow directly into our lakes and rivers. Too much salt can harm plants and animals, contaminate our drinking water … Continue reading

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Safety tip: Slips and Falls

Slips and falls are leading causes of injuries.  Encourage employees to clean up spills immediately (whether or not they caused the spill) and to report slippery conditions. For solutions on dealing with slips and falls, or other safety issues, please … Continue reading

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Hidden Hazards: Restrooms and Locker rooms

While restrooms should not be a hazardous place, there are several things you should check for: 1.  Is this a high traffic area?  We have heard of head injuries from employees coming out of the restroom quickly, only to run … Continue reading

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