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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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food safety crisis
food safety crisis
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By Ross Reed
December 26th, 2018

FDA and Suppliers Must Work Together to Solve Food Safety Crisis

The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world but foodborne disease outbreaks and unsafe food conditions continue to plague retailers and customers year after year. Most recently, Wegmans cauliflower products were recalled over E.coli fears and more than 29,000 pounds of frozen Jimmy Dean sausage links were pulled from the …

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safe and sound
safe and sound
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 21st, 2018

Safe and Sound: 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. UK’s Gatwick Airport Struggling With Drone Problem The second-busiest airport in the UK has been forced to close for long …

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Safety violations
Safety violations
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 20th, 2018

The Most Common U.S. Workplace Health and Safety Violations of 2018

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) Top 10 Cited Violations for 2018 features two new categories that have not been in the top 10 before. OSHA releases this list every year in the hope that organizations will be more aware of hazards and how to fix them before anyone gets hurt. This list was …

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wearable technology
wearable technology
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 18th, 2018

Vital Signs: How Wearable Technology Helps Protect Your Workforce

Hard hats and hi-vis are no longer the only armour available to workers to help tackle the factors that can bring about injuries. New developments in wearable sensors are helping to guard against joint strain, and injuries caused by issues such as fatigue or dehydration. Think of it as the warning lights on a car …

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baseline
baseline
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 14th, 2018

What’s Your Baseline: How Do You Decide What Risks You Take?

We all take risks, in our lives, at work. But what happens when you, or those around you, start to deviate from what is safe, bit by little bit? In 1988 a series of massive explosions destroyed the world’s largest offshore oil and gas rig killing 167 men. In this new original podcast series SafetyCulture …

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Stay Safe
Stay Safe
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 14th, 2018

Stay Safe Out There: 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. December a High Risk Time for Workers The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management released figures this week that show …

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safetyculture builds
safetyculture builds
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 11th, 2018

SafetyCulture Builds State-of-the-Art Office in Kansas City Crossroads District

SafetyCulture officially moved into its new US headquarters this week, cementing its commitment to growth in the North American market and in Kansas City’s blossoming tech community. The company has grown to 320 employees between five locations all over the world. The Kansas City location is home to nearly 40 employees focused on supporting North …

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advanced sensor technology
advanced sensor technology
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By SafetyCulture Team
December 10th, 2018

How Advanced Sensor Technology is Radically Changing Workplaces

Alarm bells rang across Britain when news broke that companies were making increasing inroads into microchipping employees. Swedish technology company Biohax told The Telegraph it was in talks with several UK legal and financial companies about implanting staff. It seems like something from science-fiction, but implanting employees with a chip about the size of a …

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