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5 Things Every Temp Should Look For

When it comes to contract or temporary employment, most workers tend to look only at pay. It’s not a bad place to start, but there are other factors you should look at before accepting an assignment: 1.)  Safety This is probably the single most important item to look at because you can’t put a price […]

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Be The Han Solo of Safety in Your Workplace

Han Solo may not seem like the poster boy for workplace safety.  Afterall, he did fly into that asteroid field and was frozen in carbonite.  But these were more unfortunate biproducts of being relentlessly pursued by an evil galactic empire and a giant slug.  But when Han is faced with workplace safety issues, he takes the cautious […]

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Forklift Safety Is Everyone’s Job

Nearly half of forklift injuries are suffered by pedestrians.  Most of these injuries are bruises from moving forklifts, but workers also trip over the forks of parked forklifts.  Sometimes workers stand on the elevated forks and fall off or stand too close to a working forklift in a confined space and get their toes crushed. […]

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Workers Memorial Day is April 28th

Workers Memorial Day (April 28) is an international day of mourning for those who have lost their lives or been injured on the job.  It is also a day to renew commitments to safety.  In the United States, Workers Memorial Day is recognized by, among many organizations, OSHA: Workers’ Memorial Day is observed every year […]

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Distracted Driving: A Workplace Issue

We mostly think about distracted driving as an issue for teenagers who recklessly text and check emails while barreling down the road.  However, distracted driving can be a serious workplace issue for workers of all ages.  And it’s an issue with a heavy cost in both money and lives. Many employers and employees are not […]

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SafetyFirst Topic: Hand Safety

Workplace injuries cost American business over $60 Billion a year in worker’s comp claims.  There is also loss to productivity and the very real human cost of short and  long-term injuries.  Most accidents are largely preventable.  Nesco Resource’s Safety First initiative is aimed at creating safe work environment as well as safety conscious workers.  Topic: […]

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20 Time Wasters You’re Not Going To Want To Hear

From Lifehack.org comes a really harsh post. Twenty time wasters that you’re not going to want to hear about…but you know they’re true. Facebook posting, TV watching, YouTube surfing. All the favorites are there. But there are some surprises. Accounting? Maybe it would be better to pay someone to crunch the numbers. Exercise? Take twenty […]

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Depression in the Workplace

Chronic depression is a serious health problem that many people deal with on an everyday basis.  The good news is that we understand depression better today than ever.  Terms like ‘bipolar’ and “clinically depressed” are familiar to most everyone and there are treatments helping many people totally change their outlook on life. However, we’re still not […]

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Health Portals and Your Company

Healthcare and the workplace in America are intertwined, yet most companies treat it something akin to a paycheck.  In other words, health benefits come as a reimbursement for the job.  However, healthcare is really an investment in a workforce and healthy employees create a more efficient team.  Getting healthy in the most cost effective way possible should be […]

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Top 10 Workplace Safety Tips

Safe workplaces don’t happen by accident. They happen when safety is a primary concern and motivator for management and staff alike and when active steps are taken to plan a safe work environment. Want to make your workplace as safe as it can be? More tips can be found at Nesco Safety First Facebook Page […]

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