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Asbestos kills approximately 15,000 people in the United States each year. Many of those deaths are work-related and could have been prevented with proper precautions. The first week of April is Global Asbestos Awareness Week, a time when the dangers of asbestos are brought to light so conversations about prevention can take place.

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Every seven seconds an employee is injured on the job, leading to nearly 4.7 million workplace injuries a year. Phillip Cook, warehouse manager for Adrian’s Safety Solutions, is a leading expert on warehouse safety management and offers his expertise with his list of the top five ways to reduce workers’ compensation claims in your warehouse.

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Getting the temperature right is important for employers as it provides the perfect environment for optimum employee productivity, something which all employers strive for from their workers. However, if the temperature is too high or too low, workers can easily be distracted by their discomfort and in seeking ways to warm up or cool down.

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NAES, the largest third-party operator of power plants in the United States, proudly operates 14 VPP sites across the country. NAES-operated facilities that have achieved VPP recognition are the best of the best, seeking safety and health excellence by implementing additional measures that go above and beyond the minimum requirements set forth by OSHA. These facilities are the safest, the most innovative, and employ the most passionate ambassadors for the safety programs across the NAES fleet of facilities. 

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Staying focused is easier said than done. With distractions coming from left and right, often time, one ends up doing four or five things at once. While some of us are better multitaskers than others, the majority of hard workers reach the point where they’re unable to clearly focus and successfully carry out the task at hand. Enlightened business and company owners understand the importance of a safe and healthy work environment, but what can be done to improve attention span and brainhealth in employees during such busy times?

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