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Masks are gone - but what about other COVID-19 safety requirements?

On March 12, 2022, Washington, Oregon, and California joined other states across the country by lifting mandates that required the use of masks in most indoor and some outdoor settings. Two weeks prior, the governors of these states cited declining COVID-19 cases and announced a unilateral move to ending mask...

Preparing for Workplace Safety and Health Inspections During COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers face difficult decisions regarding business operations. Decreased product demand, staff shortages, and ever-changing regulations are just some of the challenges employers are facing. Do employers also need to be worried about a surprise state safety inspection?

Face Coverings, Masks, and Respirators: What You Need to Know

At the beginning of April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began recommending the use of face coverings in public settings where social distancing measures can be difficult to maintain to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Employers may be wondering what this means for the workplace – are they...

Benefits of Ergonomics

Proper ergonomics is critical in today’s manufacturing industry. The result of continually exerting the same muscles or ligaments repeatedly over time can lead to long and drawn out claims. However, the number and severity of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) resulting from workplace overexertion, and their...

Driver Safety in the Workplace

Driver safety is integral in today’s world. Many Americans drive to and from work daily. On top of that, there is a large group of individuals that make this their occupation. Statistically, this line of work is one of, if not the most, dangerous line of work there is. The repercussions of ignoring safe driving...

June is National Safety Month

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, workplace safety is more critical than ever. June is National Safety Month. Although the annual event may look different from previous years, employers are encouraged to evaluate workplace safety programs, identify any training that employees are behind on, and establish a plan to...

The Proper Handling and Prevention of Workplace Injuries

Imagine an ambulance just took your employee to the hospital for an eye injury. You wonder how this could have happened; you provide safety glasses to all workers. A ton of questions come to mind. Will the employee be okay? Will their vision be impacted? Could they lose their eye? Will your company be in trouble?...
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