Safety Focused Newsletter: November 2020

By SCSAI / November 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

When safety incidents happen in the workplace, it’s crucial for the affected individual to receive adequate treatment for their injury as soon as possible. That’s where first aid can help. Be sure to follow the first-aid steps listed in this resource while on the job and be sure to share this document with your staff.

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Safe Lifting Tips for Heavy Loads: Trucking

By SCSAI / November 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

In the trucking and transportation industry, much of your day is spent lifting, carrying and transporting heavy objects. The following safety tips will give you helpful ergonomic guidelines for lifting any size load.

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Beware of This New Text Scam Involving Stimulus Checks

By SCSAI / November 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

The tax industry, state tax agencies and the IRS are warning taxpayers about a new scam that criminals are using to try to trick people into disclosing their bank account information in order to receive an Economic Impact Payment, or as it’s commonly referred to, a stimulus check.

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Minimizing Customer Injury Risk In A Retail Environment

By SCSAI / November 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Customer personal injury claims can be costly and very damaging to a retail establishment’s reputation. They can be much more frequent than employee claims in some types of stores, especially warehouses that allow customer access.

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Preventing and Responding to Hypothermia

By SCSAI / November 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Working outdoors in the winter can expose you to dangerously low temperatures. This cold weather can heighten your risk of experiencing a variety of complications—such as hypothermia. For employees that spend their time outdoors during low temperatures, this poses a safety risk- one that can result in serious injuries and costly claims.

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Ramp Safety: Unloading Product

By SCSAI / November 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

In all industries, but especially in transportation and warehousing, safety is a critical component of success, particularly when it comes to equipment use. Ramp safety risks are something employers should be concerned about. If a ramp is not set up properly, it can lead to serious injuries and loss of product. There are several risks that an employer should be aware of when employees are working with ramps and things to keep in mind when designing new ramp systems or replacing old ramps.

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