Oct 15 2021

It’s Better to LOCKOUT than to LUCK OUT

Some tools can’t be replaced!

OSHA defines amputations as the traumatic loss of all or part of a limb or other external body part. This would include fingertip amputations with or without bone loss, medical amputations resulting from irreparable damage, and amputations of body parts that have since been reattached. Since workplace amputations result in workers taking an average of 31 days away from work to recover, which is 22 days more than any other injury, we must spread the word that some tools (our fingers/hands to name a few) just can’t be replaced!

Sep 22 2021

Happy First Day of Autumn! 

Tis’ the season to cuddle up inside, drink apple cider, and bake yummy treats. But, don’t take this mild weather for granted.  It is important to continue getting outside to let the sun hit your skin. Despite the cooler weather, you can still take advantage of the free health benefits the sun has to offer!

Four reasons you should still get your daily sunshine:

Feb 03 2021

This time of year can bring cold temperatures, wind that cuts like a knife, and slippery surfaces which can be dangerous for those who work outside or in a cold environment such as a freezer.

Apr 21 2020

2020 has everyone in circumstances that we have never seen before. Quarantine can play mind tricks on us like convincing us to try new things such as cutting our own hair, trying to become the next Chip and Joanna Gaines with our DIY home projects, or even wanting to get back in shape again. 

Working out from home can have its benefits, especially now that there are no gyms open; but, there are definitely a few things to look out for when working out at home.  As an Athletic Trainer who works with "industrial athletes" I help employees stay safe at work everyday.  I've taken my knowledge from the many athletes I've worked with through the years and made a list of safety tips for you, below:

Aug 13 2019
Today was one of the hottest days of the year- now it’s time take necessary precautions on heat exhaustion if you haven't already.

Heat exhaustion is a serious illness resulting from exposure to hot, humid conditions, and it’s often accompanied by dehydration. Without swift intervention, heat exhaustion can progress into heat stroke, which can have serious implications on vital organs and even result in death.
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