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Confined Spaces: Workplace Safety

Practice The Safety Attendant Buddy System Many workplaces contain areas that are considered confined spaces. A confined space  has limited or restricted means for entry or exit and is not designed for continuous occupancy. OSHA uses the term “permit-required confined space” to describe a confined space that: Has a hazardous or potentially hazardous atmosphere Contains a material […]

 

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Computer Eye Strain Prevention

Computer Eye Strain Prevention Tips COVID-19 has shifted a great majority of in-person office work to home office tele-work. Right now, most of our meetings and calls involve use of our computers or cell phones. Pre-pandemic, office staff would normally get a break from digital screen work by attending in-person meetings in a conference room […]

 

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Heat Illness Prevention During Hot, Humid Weather

Heat Illness Prevention Summer has arrived in Wisconsin and in Winona, MN in full force. Very hot days and high humidity are in the forecast in the weeks ahead. Heat illness prevention is your best defense. In this blog we cover the dangers of heat, ways to stay cool and safe as temperatures rise, and […]

 

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OSHA Compliance & COVID-19: Protecting Temporary Workers – Webinar Recording

Worker Safety A Joint Effort As a manufacturing workforce solutions partner, ABR recognizes our responsibility to work with you to uphold the health and safety of all worksite employees, temporary and permanent staff alike. OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative, launched in 2017, along with OSHA’s 10 current Bulletins help guide this responsibility. On June 17th, 2020, […]

 

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Covid-19 Manufacturing Operations: Control Practices to Adopt

Dave Unmacht, Senior Risk Specialist at ABR Employment Services, closely monitors and updates ABR staff on safe workplace operations. As your manufacturing workforce solutions partner, we have a dual responsibility to ensure the health and safety of all worksite employees, temporary and permanent staff alike. As you know, manufacturing employees often work close to one […]

 

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How To Correctly Wear & Remove A Respirator

Respirator Safety Tips   Certain positions at the manufacturing companies we work with require that employees wear respirators. If you are about to start work in a position where you’re required to wear a respirator or just want to re-familiarize yourself with respirator safety, follow these seven steps to correctly wear a respirator courtesy of […]

 

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I’ve Fallen, and I Can’t Get Up! Slip, Trip & Fall Prevention

Slip, Trip & Fall Prevention Tips Slip, trip and fall prevention helps you stay safe at home and on-the-job. Avoid injury by following these safety precautions from the ABR Employment Services Safety Team. Slips Slips can be caused by wet surfaces, spills, or weather hazards like ice or snow. Slips are more likely to occur […]

 

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OSHA Young Worker Safety Campaign and the Temporary Worker Initiative

“Young Workers! You Have Rights!” The motto of the new OSHA Young Workers Safety Campaign says volumes about the concern over the well-being of earnest young workers. If you have young workers on staff — whether full-time, part-time, or as a temporary employee at a call center, in an office, or manufacturing environment — it […]

 

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OSHA Temporary Worker Initiative Updates: What You Need to Know

Join Forces with Your Staffing Agency to Protect Temporary Workers Anytime you bring a temporary employee to your office or warehouse, it is critical that you ensure their safety, just as you ensure for your permanent staff. As the host employer, you must work with your staffing agency to provide a safe work environment, pursuant to the […]

 

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