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Electricity is one of the main causes of accidents in any plant. There could be a high possibility for accidents like electric shocks, electrocution, etc., to occur. Therefore, you must have an airtight electrical safety program implemented in the plant. It will keep the employees safe and the equipment from getting damaged. Here are 6 ways you can design an effective electrical safety program.

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I learned the power of Approaching Others when I was the EHS Engineer at Duracell. We made AA and AAA batteries at our plant. One day I was walking through the Cell Assembly department in a rush to attend a meeting and I saw a battery in the middle of the aisle. I did not want to leave the slip hazard in the middle of the floor so I instinctually kicked it under a machine.  My reaction was similar to what many people do when they drop a piece of ice in front of their refrigerator. They kick it under the refrigerator… right? 

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Manual handling is one of the most common forms of workplace injury - causing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), such as upper and lower back damage and repetitive strain injuries. Regular risk assessment and staff refreshment training programs can maintain the health and safety standards of your workplace.

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Abiding by health and safety regulations and providing safety training to employees is so important within all industries, as it prevents injuries and major accidents. Not only this but an employer has legal responsibilities so would be liable for any injuries caused in the workplace, if full training is not conducted. This could result in hefty pay-outs in compensation or fines. So, both employers and employees will benefit from maintaining health and safety standards in the workplace.

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During the month of August, students are getting ready to go off to college. Whether it be far away or closer to home, it’s crucial teens feel safe and secure while enmeshed in a new environment. Did you know in 2016 over 1.9 million Americans aged 18-24 experienced an identity theft incident? Most of those years are spent in college - where cyber safety can often be forgotten about. Here are some tips to help you as a college student stay safe from any online harm.

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