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How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in the Workplace

The devastating school shooting at Uvalde, Texas, has caused many to ponder the likelihood of a mass shooting in a location where they spend time, such as work or school. The tragedy has prompted nationwide discussions about violence prevention, mental health resources, and survival strategies if a mass shooting...
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Unique Considerations for Hiring Teenagers This Summer

As summer is fast approaching, many employers tap into a newly available talent pool for their seasonal positions – teenagers on summer break from school. Summer jobs can be a win-win solution for employers and young workers alike. Employers can fill open hourly positions that have been difficult to recruit for in...
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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...
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Behavioral Threat Assessment in the Workplace: An Interview with Dr. Lynn Van Male

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Workplace violence continues to be a serious concern for employers, and HR professionals and other business leaders must remain vigilant for potential threats in their workplace. Senior HR Advisor, Mark Nelson, sat down with Lynn Van Male, Ph.D., CTM, an accomplished consultant specializing in behavioral threat...

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...
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