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  1. Heat illness can be deadly.  Remember three simple words: water, rest, shade.
  2. When lifting heavy objects, remember to check the weight to determine if is something you can handle alone or need assistance.
  3. Did you know that the most common workplace injury is cuts?  Remember to assess your surroundings and identify sharp objects that may put you at risk.
  4. Many workplace injuries are related to sustained postures and repetitive duties at work.  Make sure to take posture breaks and exercise for several minute every hour.
  5. Many experts agree that continual exposure to more than 85 decibels is dangerous.  A lawn mower operates at about 90.  If you have to work in an excessively noisy environment, always wear hearing protection.
  6. Assess signs and symbols in the workplaces to determine safety warnings and potential hazards.
  7. Does your job require protective equipment?  If so, be sure to know its uses before you are on site.
  8. In today's tech age, data security is important to all employers.  Be aware of the information you post on social media pertaining to your workplace.
  9. If you are in a violent or potentially violent situation, your primary concern should be for your own safety and the safety of those around you.
  10. When working outdoors in the hot summer months, cover up, use sunscreen, and limit exposure.  UV rays are most intense between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

 

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Do you have a good story about how a potentially harmful situation was avoided? Or how you intervened when you saw someone else not taking proper safety precautions? Whether as small as exhibiting the correct posture when lifting a heavy box or as big as handling a would-be robber, we want to hear it! Share your safety stories with us!