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Workers are increasingly looking for flexibility in how they work and how they report to work. With voice, video, and collaborative technology making immense improvements in the last few years, this desire is becoming a very feasible possibility for a lot of companies. Many employers are trying to facilitate flexible and remote work while making… Read more »

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Don’t eat, drink, or store food and beverages around hazardous chemicals. This helps ensure that contamination doesn’t happen.

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You should always be thinking about how to advance your career. Even if you’re unhappy with your current job, you can still appreciate the skills you’re picking up and how they’re preparing you for the next step in your career. Embrace the experience you’re receiving and the contacts you’re making as you set goals to… Read more »

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Report slip, trip and fall hazards to a supervisor immediately.

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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.