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Amazon Safety Wearable
Amazon Safety Wearable
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 22nd, 2019

Amazon Safety Wearable for Harmonious Human-Robot Workplace Relations

A vest to help keep workers safe. That calls to mind a bright orange life vest, but in 2019, what it really is is a way for robot workers at Amazon warehouses to be aware of, and avoid, human workers that they could potentially injure. And it’s more of a utility belt than a vest. …

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safety compromises
safety compromises
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 18th, 2019

Safety Compromises: News You Might Have Missed This Week

There’s a lot going on in the world, and it can be hard to stay on top of everything. So, here’s five things you need to know that you might have missed this week. 1. Australia and India Sign Mining Safety Agreement India and and the Australian state of Queensland have signed an agreement aimed …

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player safety
player safety
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 17th, 2019

High Temperatures During Australian Open a Challenge to Player Safety

In August 2018 tennis players at the US Open in Flushing, New York sweltered through unbearably hot conditions, and for the first time in the history of the tournament, an extreme heat rule was put into place to help ensure player safety. Even so, five players were forced to retire on the second day due …

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CES 2019
CES 2019
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 16th, 2019

The Weirdest and Best Things to Come Out of CES 2019

CES 2019 took place in Las Vegas last week, and as usual the Consumer Electronics Show had a collection of weird and wonderful products that push the boundaries of what we think is possible. Here are five of the best, and strangest. 1. The new Impossible Burger It’s vegetables Jim, but not as we know …

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shutdown affecting safety
shutdown affecting safety
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 15th, 2019

How the Shutdown is Affecting Safety Across America

The US Government shutdown is now the longest in history, and with every passing day there are more pressures on frontline workers and  systems that are going unpaid and unfunded. Last Friday marked the first pay day to come and go without checks sent out, and there are reports that in some places workers expected …

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safety shutdown
safety shutdown
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 11th, 2019

Safety Shutdown: News You Might Have Missed This Week

There’s a lot going on in the world, and it can be hard to stay on top of everything. So, here’s five things you need to know that you might have missed this week. 1. Food Safety Inspections Casualty of US Govt Shutdown There’s a lot of US government work not happening right now, as …

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preventing stock loss
preventing stock loss
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 10th, 2019

Step Up Your Game: Digital Solutions for Preventing Stock Loss and Improving Customer Experience

Keeping shrinkage in check is no mean feat, which is why it’s costing retailers up to £4.5 billion in the UK, and almost $100 billion globally, every year. And yet despite this, shrinkage is still incorrectly considered as part of the cost of doing business. Shrinkage does not necessarily just reflect stock loss. It has …

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supply chain slavery
supply chain slavery
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 9th, 2019

Slavery in the Supply Chain: How Proper Monitoring Can Help Stamp it Out

A new report from The Conversation out this week suggests that of the 50-odd brands of tuna for sale in Australia, it’s impossible to be sure that no slavery was relied upon at any point in the supply chain to produce the tinned seafood sold by all but one of them. It’s a sobering look at …

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firefighters can teach
firefighters can teach
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 7th, 2019

What Firefighters Can Teach Us About Risk and Safety in the Workplace

There are few jobs more dangerous than being a firefighter. The elements are unpredictable, and the work is unforgiving. One change of the wind, one mistake, and you could be fighting for your life. Firefighters don’t just risk their own lives on the regular, they’re also responsible for the safety of their team and the …

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safe holidays
safe holidays
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 28th, 2018

Safe Holidays: News You Might Have Missed This Week

There’s a lot going on in the world, and it can be hard to stay on top of everything. So, here’s five things you need to know that you might have missed this week. 1. What to Expect in 2019 in Safety Bloomberg writes that the big moves in workplace safety in 2019 are likely …

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