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Archive for March 2014

How can I stop crossing my legs?

March 28, 2014

By Lauren Smith Many of us don’t think of a desk job requiring any personal protective equipment (PPE). Typically, for those of us who work at a desk, we aren’t spending our days climbing to extreme heights, so fall protection isn’t needed. We’re not at risk of objects hitting our head, so a hard hat […]

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Safety and the movies… Captain America: The First Avenger

March 25, 2014

By Matt King He stands for truth, justice, and the American way. No, I’m not talking about Superman, but rather Marvel’s own heroic patriot, Steve Rogers, also known as Captain America. This week, a new instalment in Marvel’s ever-expanding universe of superhero flicks arrives in theatres—Captain America: The Winter Soldier. But perhaps before diving into […]

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A new year brings new posters. What do you think?

March 21, 2014

By Calissa Reid The start of a new year always holds such promise. Maybe this will be the year you fall in love, get that big promotion, or lose that extra five— OK, maybe 10—pounds that have slowly crept on over the past few years. Here at Heads Up, we have big plans for 2014. […]

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Leave autopilot for the planes

March 14, 2014

By Theresa Trant Six stitches! That probably doesn’t sound like much but when the cut is on the top of your thumb, you work in a deli and you are a social 16-year-old it can be a pain (no pun intended!). It’s a good thing texting was not part of my world back then. Actually, […]

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Please don’t make me yell at you

March 7, 2014

By Danica Erickson I often yell at my father. Not because I want to yell at him. Certainly not because I enjoy yelling at him. I yell at my dad because he has hearing loss, and won’t wear his hearing aids at home so he doesn’t hear me when I try to talk to him. […]

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