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Telemedicine Services: Cutting Healthcare Costs for Businesses

In today's competitive business landscape, keeping healthcare costs under control is a major concern for the majority of businesses. Traditional in-person doctor visits and ER visits can be expensive and time-consuming, not just for employees, but also for employers who deal with lost productivity, time, and wages. Telemedicine services, however, offer a compelling alternative that can significantly decrease healthcare spending. And it's way more affordable than you think...

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Crane Safety in the Age of Technology: How New Solutions Are Saving Lives

Crane operations are a crucial aspect of many construction projects, but they also present significant safety hazards. A recent report by the National Safety Council (NSC) and the NCCCO Foundation sheds light on these hazards and explores how innovative technologies are emerging as potential game-changers in mitigating risks and creating safer work environments. We dive deep into the report's findings, and examine the most common crane safety concerns and the exciting possibilities the future may hold.

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๐Ÿš— ๐Œ๐ฒ ๐“๐จ๐๐๐ฅ๐ž๐ซ ๐“๐š๐ฎ๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐Œ๐žโ€ฆ"Hey, buddy, I can't play catch with you while I'm drivingโ€ฆ

I also can't turn around to watch whatever "cool thing" you're doing. "I'm driving and need to pay attention to the road".

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Beat the Heat: How to Prevent Heat Illness in Construction Workers

Construction workers brave the elements year-round, but hot summer temperatures can pose a particular threat: heat illness. Even moderately hot days can be dangerous, and workers can become dehydrated before they arrive at the job site.

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News out of Australia: Workplace Falls Among Older Women

A recent study conducted by Monash University sheds light on the concerning trend of on-the-job falls, particularly among women aged 45 and older. With an expected increase in this demographic within the global workforce, employers and policymakers must understand the implications and take proactive measures to mitigate the risks associated with workplace falls. Let's delve into the key findings and recommendations highlighted in the study.

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Safeguard Your Vision: Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Every day, millions of workers around the world face potential risks to their vision while on the job. Workplace eye injuries are far too common, with approximately 18,500 incidents reported in the United States in 2020 alone. March brings with it Workplace Eye Wellness Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our eyes in the workplace.

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Creating a Safe Working Environment in Cold Weather

Creating a safe work environment during cold weather is essential for the health and well-being of your employees. Our team has rounded up some essential tips and strategies for protecting employees who work in cold temperatures, as well as those who commute to a physical office in such conditions.

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Is your company employing the most effective strategies to guarantee the well-being of your lone workers?

According to EHS Today an estimated 15-20% of employees operate in solitary work environments. Who are these lone workers?

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Train Workers on Safe Work Practices in a Language They Understand: A Key to Enhanced Safety and Productivity

As a professional safety manager, one of the fundamental aspects of ensuring workplace safety is communicating effectively with your workforce. "We often have partners who have struggled in the past with multilingual safety training," says, Andrew Woods, OptiCare Connect's Chief Business Development Officer.

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