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The Importance of Electrical Safety

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Almost everything in a workplace setting today operates on electricity. Electrical equipment is potentially hazardous and can cause serious shock and burn injuries if improperly used or maintained. If a part of the body comes into contact with the electrical circuit, a shock will occur. The current enters the body at one point and leaves at another point. This passage of electricity can cause great pain, burns, and even fatalities.

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Brain Injury Basics

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A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury-or TBI-caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. This sudden movement can cause the brain to bounce around or twist in the skull, stretching and damaging the brain cells and creating chemical changes in the brain.

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Complacency in the Workplace

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Complacency (com·pla·cen·cy)


noun

Definition - Complacency means a feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, often combined with a lack of awareness of pending trouble or controversy.

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The Dangers of Substance Abuse in the Workplace

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Alcohol and drug use among employees and their family members can be an expensive and hazardous problem for business and industry. Employers might struggle with issues ranging from lost productivity, absenteeism, injuries, fatalities and theft, to an increase in health care, legal liabilities and workers' compensation costs.

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