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Preventing Falls at Home

Slips and falls are more common than you may think and can be dangerous at any age. Review these simple safety tips to help you identify hazards in your home and create a safer environment to lower the risk of injury. Clean up the clutter. Keep your home neat and remove any items from hallways…

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Avoiding Slips and Falls

Slips and falls are common causes of workplace injuries. According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), they are the leading cause of worker’s compensation claims. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) states that over 17 percent of all disabling occupational injuries result from falls. Falls are preventable. It is important to identify…

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Mobile Device Security

We rarely leave home without our smartphones, tablets, or wearable devices. These mobile devices have become commonplace in many companies’ day-to-day operations. However, they require the same security protocols as traditional computer systems in order to sufficiently protect from cyber threats. As employees link company email accounts, applications, and passwords to their smartphones and tablets,…

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Safe Vehicles for Teens

Parents of teenagers want their young drivers in a safe and reliable car. However, for many families, purchasing a new Top Safety Pick¬†vehicle is not in the budget. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), and Consumer Reports (CR) published a list of affordable, safe, and reliable used vehicles. Their…

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Causes and Prevention

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 50,000 individuals go to the emergency department annually as a result from carbon monoxide exposure and more than 430 people die from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide kills without warning. What is carbon monoxide (CO)? CO is a colorless, odorless gas. It is…

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