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The OSHA Top Ten Violations (Part One)

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a division of the U.S. Department of Labor. OSHA’s mission is to help employers and employees reduce on the job injuries, illnesses and deaths. OSHA sets many regulations or standards for the workplace. OSHA was designed to assure safe working environments for employees. This is accomplished by creating and [...]

Workplace First Aid Kits

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     If you’ve ever read our blog then you know the OSHATOES® motto. Be Smart. Be Safe. We truly believe that it is better to be safe than sorry. Today we’ll focus on First Aid Kits in the workplace. To begin, first aid kits are essential for any workplace, blue-collar, white-collar and everywhere in between. [...]

Workplace Exercise Programs

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Healthcare costs are on the rise like never before. Obesity and depression are on the rise as well. The issues employees have at home may naturally accompany them to work. As a result, employers may want to consider implementing a workplace exercise program and here’s why: Healthy employees are happier and generally more productive. They tend to have fewer [...]

Achilles Tendon Injuries

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The ability to stand on the toes as one walks, runs or jumps is thanks to the Achilles tendon. Named for the mythological Greek hero, the Achilles tendon is one of the largest and strongest tendons in the human body. Made up of a tough band of fibrous tissues, the Achilles connects the calf muscle to the back of [...]

Ice Storm Precautions

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Hundreds of thousands of people across the Southern United States have found themselves in the middle of a major ice storm. It has been termed Ice-pocalypse and Ice-mageddon. Meteorologists originally called this a potentially catastrophic ice storm. The night before last, it was upgraded to Biblical! You read that right. A storm of biblical proportions! If you [...]

Valentine’s Day Gifts

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Guys everyone knows Valentine’s Day is all about expressing your love for another. What could be more loving than wanting your significant other to be safe? Alright, we get it. Chocolates, roses, perfume and romantic dining is the more traditional way to show you love her.  OSHATOES® knows that most people don’t consider safety to [...]