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September 2021 Newsletter: Be a True Craftsman of the Safety Trade

Road to Recovery During National Recovery Month in September, start with these three ways to address substance use in your workplace: Provide education on opioids (including painkillers such as Vicodin and Percocet) Expand drug panel testing to include the detection of opioids Review your benefits package and explain mental health services and substance use treatment …

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August 2020 Safety Coach: End of Summer and Beginning of New Safety Season

Safety CoachSort for Safety In some places, the amount of traffic this fall may be significantly reduced. In others, people may be going back to the office and school. Expect to encounter additional pedestrians and bicyclists, who may not be visible or are between parked vehicles, particularly during peak travel times. This mixed bag presents …

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Support Words with Actions

At many workplaces, transportation safety conversations take place nearly every day, even in this environment. Often, they involve executives, managers, safety professionals and employees. These conversations have great potential for improving workplace safety and health. One of the best ways to maximize that potential is to craft talking points: Elevator speech: This is the time …

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July 2020 Newsletter: Unsettled Times Call for Extraordinary Actions

Stress Solutions During the COVID-19 pandemic, distracted driving and impaired driving incidents have been reported across the nation despite the fact fewer vehicles are on the roadways. Concerns about mental illness and substance use disorders have surfaced, and many of these issues can be linked directly to stress. Your employees are worried about safety, job …

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