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Archive for November 2012

Hitting the ground, hopefully running

November 30, 2012

By Matt King Every Monday night, I go rock climbing. I walk into a large climbing gym and quickly slip into my climbing shoes before carefully putting on a harness and chalk bag. I’m taking a climbing course and this past Monday we were practicing falling. During my first fall, I found myself suddenly hanging […]

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Let’s face it, accidents happen.

November 23, 2012

by Theresa Trant I love playing soccer. So much so that I’m the goalkeeper for my team – a tough position to play at the best of times. I’m used to reaching, jumping and diving in an effort to prevent goals. But last Friday I managed to injure myself and it was purely an accident. […]

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5 apps that keep you safe on the job

November 16, 2012

Today’s guest writer, Joel, works with Workforce Compliance Safety, a consulting company that helps employers stay compliant with safety standards. We all know smart phones can be a distraction in the workplace – but what if they could actually keep you safe? While we’d never recommend letting your phone become a hazard, here are 5 […]

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A day in 2005, a lifetime of memories

November 8, 2012

By Theresa Trant Normally I write about worker safety. But today I’m writing about something different. I want to tell you about a moment of time I’ll always be grateful for. In 2005 my husband and I took our then 10 and 12 year old sons to Europe. After completing a 250 km bike trip […]

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The danger of being young at work

November 2, 2012

By Matt King If you’ve been to this site, you know what I’m about to say. You know that young workers are more likely to be injured than older, more experience workers. It’s something we’ve mentioned before many times, and it’s something that is at the very foundation of what we do here at Heads […]

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