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Perhaps one of the biggest safety concerns during the summer months is occupational heat exposure. Thousands of workers become sick from the heat every year, and some even die. Even if you’re not working outside, indoor spaces can become extremely hot if not air conditioned or ventilated properly. Here are seven tips you should use… Read more »

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If machine safety guards are removed due to maintenance activities, follow company energy control policies so that no one can get hurt due to accidental start up of the machine. When maintenance is finished, replace all the safety guards.

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Most of us, no matter how old we are, still want the approving nods from our parents as we navigate our careers. After all, they know us better than anyone, want what’s best for us and are armed with wise perspectives that come from a lifetime of experiences. Sometimes it’s hard to know whether to… Read more »

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Lift Safely! Always lift with your legs.

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For a decade or two, every piece of advice on careers seemed to be about the business world—Wall Street or the tech boom—and most of these jobs required pricey college degrees. But sometimes those business careers are less stable, and those degrees aren’t necessary to make a solid living. Instead, a skilled trade, which requires… Read more »

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Pay attention to what you are doing to avoid caught-in or crush injuries around machinery.

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There is not one definition for life-balance. It seems to be different for everyone. However, if you can achieve contentment in your personal life, that happiness is likely to spill over into your life at work. You can imagine—or perhaps you know from experience—that people with tumultuous or melancholic lives outside of work are likely… Read more »

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Make sure your safety equipment is appropriate and functional. If you have any questions or need to report a safety issue contact your supervisor immediately.

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Stay alert for possible hazards during each task you perform, particularly during the final stages of a job. Don’t let familiarity with the job site dull your hazard radar. Have a happy and safe memorial weekend.

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HW Staffing and other employers are teaming up to provide job opportunities for job seekers with military backgrounds at the DAV RecruitMilitary Cincinnati Veterans Job Fair. HW Staffing representatives will be on-site to discuss the opportunities available to job seekers. The expo will be held on Thursday May 25, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 3:00… Read more »