Northern Safety & Industrial

Better Ergonomics for Working at Home

Did you recently make the move out of the office to working remotely? Your set-up at home might not be as ergonomically ideal as your desk space at work. To avoid aches and pains, or even carpal tunnel syndrome, it’s wise to arrange as...Read Full Article

What is Suspension Trauma?

A life is saved when someone’s personal fall arrest system stops a fall. But what about the worker’s condition after that? Waiting for rescue is uncomfortable, at best. The suspended worker is recovering from a traumatic experience and...Read Full Article

Know the Risks of Grain Handling and Storage

National Stand Up for Grain Safety Week will take place April 13-17, 2020. This year’s theme is, “Small Changes, Big Impact.”According to Purdue University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program, there were 38 grain...Read Full Article

NIOSH: New Video about Black Lung Disease Among Coal Miners

There was a time when black lung disease generally affected only older coal miners. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has seen an increase in black lung, or coal worker’s pneumoconiosis (CWP) in younger workers,...Read Full Article

National Volunteer Week: April 19-25

Each year the Points of Light Organization celebrates the impact of volunteer service and embraces the power of people tackling society’s greatest challenges during National Volunteer Week (NVW). Working together builds stronger communities...Read Full Article

2020 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Proper disposal of unused or expired prescription medications saves lives and protects the environment. When left in a cabinet or on a shelf, they are a public safety issue that too often tragically leads to accidental poisoning, drug misuse and...Read Full Article

Safe Forklift Operation Checklist

Forklifts are a warehouse staple. They move heavy objects, load and unload trucks, and raise and lower pallets. Their versatility is unmatched.Because they’re so commonplace, a worker might think that they pose no threat to their safety....Read Full Article

Bicycle Riding… Keep it fun and safe

As National Bicycle Safety Month approaches, it’s a perfect time to remind bicycle enthusiasts to stay safe while they’re riding and having fun enjoying the outdoors.Why is roadway bicycle safety important? Bicyclists, like pedestrians...Read Full Article

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