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Preventing Amputations: Securing Objects and Materials

At a storage system manufacturing facility in Georgia, two workers suffered finger amputations in two separate incidents within a 3-month period beginning in November 2014. Yesterday, we looked at the first incident; today, we’ll look at the second incident, in which a worker was standing up a fabricated metal rack. The 353-pound rack tipped over suddenly, knocking the worker to the floor, crushing his hand and causing the loss of his left index finger.

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Survey—25% of Workers Unsure of How to Protect Themselves in a Workplace Emergency

When looking for a new job, it’s not unusual to take job security into consideration. But how often do workers think about security on the job? A recent press release from CareerBuilder® looks at how safe workers feel in their workplaces and how well they feel their companies work to ensure their security.

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