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Workplace Strategies to Minimize the Spread of Sickness

By / January 20, 2016 / / 0 Comments

This time of the year creates havoc in workforce absenteeism. The flu, colds and general sickness put a tremendous burden on the employees that have to pick up the slack. There are ways to encourage great workplace strategies to minimize the spread of sickness in your business. Simple messaging is a great way to reach […]

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Hearing Conservation Program: Audiometric Testing

By / January 13, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Thousands of workers suffer from preventable hear loss each year. Hazardous noise affects more than 30 million people in the workplace. Legal limits on noise exposure are set by OSHA and are based on the worker’s time weighted average over an eight-hour day. If a general workplace is exposed to 85 decibels for an eight-hour […]

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FIT Testing Basics

By / January 6, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Qualitative and Quantitative Fit Testing The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) require employers to fit test workers who must wear a tight-fitting respirator on the job. A “Fit Test” tests the seal between the facepiece of the respirator and the face. According to OSHA, the test must be performed at least annually and only […]

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