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10Aug 2020

Working from home, telecommuting, is a perk for employees and has significant benefits to the employer. However, with these benefits come additional risks. One such risk is injuries to workers that are ergonomic in nature. Is the employee’s home office the kitchen table or the breakfast nook or a kitchen island or a lap desk […]

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14May 2021

In the May 3rd edition of the Plastic News in the Viewpoint section, a submission was published that was written by Don Loepp, Editor of Plastics News titled “It’s a matter of safety: Employers’ role in the vaccine race”. The piece starts with setting the stage describing any one of many viral videos where a […]

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03May 2021

An interesting piece of information was presented in a Pittsburgh Business Times article written by Tim Schooley and published in the April 23-29, 2021 edition titled “Firms Get Closer to Making Decisions”, stating that before the pandemic “…5% of US employees worked remotely…and another 20% were able to shift between in-office and work-from-home…” After the […]

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13Apr 2021

The world has come upon the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the world was in a public health emergency due to SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and everything stopped and/or shut-down. As the government started to put out guidance on how to open back up and operate businesses during the […]

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15Feb 2021

The Executive Order issued on January 21, 2021 by President Biden, titled “Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety”, is to set in motion certain items “…to protect the health and safety of workers from COVID-19.” (The Executive Order can be viewed here.) Within the two and one-half pages of the Order, the three […]

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14Jan 2021

With the coming of each new year, we have the opportunity to set safety goals. The premise for the setting of safety goals is so that we know what we want to achieve in the end. We set up objectives or milestones or performance indicators so that we know that we are meeting or we […]

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