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APRIL 2024

Hello, and welcome to another Risk Management Newsletter: Safety Matters! 

As always, we hope to provide resources and tips to help you better protect employees, minimize loss, and improve your organization's overall efficiency and productivity.

In this edition, ‘Dehydration not a Summer Concern’, ‘Slip Prevention’, ‘Blood Bourne Pathogens’. 

Be sure to share this newsletter with your team to promote safety culture, and let us know if you would like to talk through any of these tips further or have any ideas for future topics.

 

Now is the best time to focus on workplace safety. Have a safe day, every day!

- Ryan Willis, Risk Manager

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Dehydration - Not Just a Summer Concern

Springtime means more opportunities for you to become dehydrated. Those working outdoors are even more at risk. Here's what you should know.

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Slip Prevention

Of the 3.8 million work injuries each year, 15% are due to slips, trips, or falls, which accounts for 12 to 15% of all workers' compensation costs. The average cost for one slip and fall injury can be up to $50,000! 

Here are a few ways to prevent slips.

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Blood Bourne Pathogens

Extreme caution must be taken when working with blood, or tools used to draw, collect, or analyze blood. Exposure to blood puts both you and residents at risk of contracting dangerous pathogens.

Here are a few best practices. 

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