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How to Keep Your Back Healthy While Driving a Truck

Most truck drivers experience back pain at some point in their careers. However, it is not uncommon for truck drivers to just live with back pain and accept it as part of the job. Unfortunately, back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work. In fact, according to t

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Chimney Safety

by Tim Olson

On a cold winter night, you are enjoying the crackling and warmth of a fire in your wood stove or fireplace.  The last thing that you may be thinking about is the danger of a chimney fire because of a dirty chimney due to creosote buildup.You may ask- what is creosote?  Creosote is a black or brown

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Car Seat Safety

by Leigh Haskins

Child safety seats, used properly, can reduce the risk of injury, or death, by as much as 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers.  According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 3 out of 4 child safety seats are not used properly, putting children at risk.  Other studies sugges

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Hazardous Winter Weather Business Precautions

by Adam Peck

Living in the Midwest from late Fall into early Spring can pose the potential of business interruptions due to winter conditions. From slips and falls to physical damage to a business’s building to extreme driving conditions, the threats are almost everywhere for every business. You can prevent the

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Arrive to Your Destination Safely

With the year-end holiday season here, it means not only fun and exciting family gatherings but also traveling. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, during the Christmas/New Year’s Holiday period, the number of long-distance trips increases by 23%.The average long distance trip length

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Holiday Decoration Safety

It's the most joyous time of the year!  Bright lights, burning candles, and Christmas trees bring the grandeur of the holidays to personal homes and businesses. Sadly, these same decorations can also become fire and safety hazards. According to the U.S. Fire Administration there are 250 Christmas tr

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Safety Programs for Manufacturers

Formalized safety programs are fickle mistresses.  Business owners and managers can be consumed trying to find the balance between productivity, quality assurance, budget concerns and worker safety, not to mention trying to avoid an accident that draws the attention of OSHA.  Many never take the fir

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Ansay MedPro Telephonic Nurse Triage Service

Unique to Ansay & Associates, we are offering Ansay MedPro as a service to assist our clients and prospective clients when a work related injury occurs. Ansay MedPro is a telephonic nurse triage service. Triage is a real-time decision support for the injured employee and their supervisors. When

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Preparing for a Power Outage

If you pay attention to the weather forecasts, you pretty much know when a storm severe enough to knock your power out is on the way. With the worst of the summer storms behind us, it is actually time to think about the snowstorms that could be here within a few short months.When you are given enoug

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Importance of Near Miss Reporting

Oftentimes slips, trips, or “close calls” in the workplace are shrugged off with a casual “that was close”. But it is important when building and sustaining a workplace culture of safety that you treat a near workers compensation claim with the same attention and detail as a real claim.Communities w

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