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Truck Drivers in Winter Weather

Foodservice Delivery Drivers: Tell Jack Frost(bite) to Take a Hike

Posted on: February 11th, 2014 by Jackie O'Reilly No Comments

With one of the coldest winters on record, cold weather can cause serious injury.  Frostbite and hypothermia are cold-related emergencies that may quickly become life or limb threatening.  Know the signs and symptoms to avoid severe injury. FROSTBITE – is the freezing of a body part such as fingers, toes, the nose or ear. SYMPTOMS:  […]

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Attention Work Athletes: Save Your Back with these Safe Lifting Techniques

Posted on: June 28th, 2013 by Jackie O'Reilly No Comments

Lifting and carrying are power jobs – when you lift and carry the wrong way, you can damage your back. Back injuries are the most common type of injury in the workplace, resulting in approximately 236,000 cases involving days away from work in 2007. Over half of these injuries are from lifting. Back injuries may […]

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Road Safety – All Vehicles Great & Small, Sharing the Road

Posted on: June 26th, 2013 by Jackie O'Reilly No Comments

Every driver’s view of the road, as well as the ability to stop suddenly or swerve around a pothole, is different. A little information and patience, however, can go a long way when you share the road with different sized vehicles. Drivers need to keep in mind the limitations and capabilities of all the vehicles […]

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Work Athletes – Stay Safe and Hydrated in the Summer Heat

Posted on: June 20th, 2013 by Jackie O'Reilly 1 Comment

Heat exhaustion is characterized by heavy perspiration with normal or slightly above normal body temperatures.  It is caused by water or salt depletion or both.  Heat exhaustion affects workers who do not drink enough fluids while working in hot environments.   Symptoms of heat exhaustion include: • Severe thirst, fatigue, headache, nausea, vomiting and sometimes […]

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