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Manual handling is one of the most common forms of workplace injury - causing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), such as upper and lower back damage and repetitive strain injuries. Regular risk assessment and staff refreshment training programs can maintain the health and safety standards of your workplace.

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Abiding by health and safety regulations and providing safety training to employees is so important within all industries, as it prevents injuries and major accidents. Not only this but an employer has legal responsibilities so would be liable for any injuries caused in the workplace, if full training is not conducted. This could result in hefty pay-outs in compensation or fines. So, both employers and employees will benefit from maintaining health and safety standards in the workplace.

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During the month of August, students are getting ready to go off to college. Whether it be far away or closer to home, it’s crucial teens feel safe and secure while enmeshed in a new environment. Did you know in 2016 over 1.9 million Americans aged 18-24 experienced an identity theft incident? Most of those years are spent in college - where cyber safety can often be forgotten about. Here are some tips to help you as a college student stay safe from any online harm.

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Proper hydration is vital for work performance and your overall health. Water is the best source of liquid for the body to consume since it makes up approximately 65% of your body. It performs many bodily functions such as body temperature regulation, waste removal, and joint lubrication. It also transfers hormones and nutrients to your organs through your blood and plays a role in healing injuries.

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Safety is the most important part of a company’s culture. The traditional approach to ergonomic safety is hard to scale - it requires a team of specialists to implement correctly. While wearable technologies offer some solutions to this issue, they come packaged with their own set of headaches: excessive costs, intrusive design structures, etc. So does there exist a low-cost tool combining both the big data benefits of wearable technologies with the unintrusive benefits of a human observer?

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