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    ten steps to protect cleaning staff during covid-19

    By Barrow Group Staff / February 01, 2021
    Your safety is important. For cleaning staff at your facility, following these simple steps can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus:...
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    Topics: OSHA, COVID-19, CLEANING-SAFELY, PROTECT-CLEANING-STAFF

    Train your staff on how to handle hazardous medications

    By Barrow Group Staff / January 28, 2021
    There are patients at your facility needing medications that are potentially hazardous to the employees that handle, administer and dispose of them. As a result, your facility must design a safety program to instruct your employees on how to properly do these tasks without ...
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    Topics: OSHA, Hazardous-Drug-Handling, NIOSH, health-care-facilities

    preventing violence in the health care workplace

    By Barrow Group Staff / December 02, 2020
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    Topics: temporary staffing, health care, OSHA, Healthcare-Staffing, violence-in-healthcare

    osha clarifies covid-19 reporting requirements

    By Barrow Group Staff / October 07, 2020
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    Topics: OSHA, COVID-19, Worker's Comepensation, Reporting-Requirements-OSHA, OSHA-Fatalities, hospitalizations

    Identify Potential Health and Safety Failings Through Mock Investigation

    By Barrow Group Staff / August 27, 2020
    When workplace health and safety incidents happen, it’s important to respond appropriately—that’s where incident investigations can help. Conducting an investigation allows employers to identify potential health and safety failings that led to the incident and make necessary ...
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    Topics: risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, OSHA, Incident-Investigations

    now's a good time to discuss osha's flammable and combustible liquids program

    By Barrow Group Staff / August 10, 2020
    Considering recent events, making sure hazardous materials are stored following OSHA's safety standards may make the difference in avoiding a catastrophic event.  ...
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    Topics: OSHA

    Agriculture work sites are not exempt from covid-19 protocols

    By Barrow Group Staff / July 31, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused organizations to reassess workplace protocols and procedures—and the agricultural sector is no exception. There is no evidence that livestock, crops or products that may be handled by agriculture workers are sources of COVID-19 infection. ...
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    Topics: workplace safety, OSHA, COVID-19, Center for Disease Control, Agriculture Workers

    protect your workers from the hazards of asbestos

    By Barrow Group Staff / July 29, 2020
    Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fiber. It was used in numerous building materials and vehicle products for its strength and ability to resist heat and corrosion before its dangerous health effects were discovered. Individual asbestos fibers cannot be seen by the naked ...
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    Topics: risk management, workplace safety, OSHA

    Are you responsible for employees working from home? this checklist will help with compliance and productivity concerns

    By Barrow Group Staff / July 27, 2020
    As remote work has been an expanded practice, many organizations are reviewing how they can best support and plan for use of the remote workplace. Employers can use this checklist when reviewing and planning a remote workstation setup for current employees, or when planning a ...
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    Topics: workplace safety, compliance, OSHA, COVID-19, Recruiting, RemoteWorker

    Tips for Preventing Sprains & Strains at Work

    By Barrow Group Staff / July 23, 2020
    Sprains and strains are common injuries for employees across industry lines. Sprains result from stretches or tears to a ligament (tissue that connects multiple bones at a joint), while strains are caused by stretches or tears to a muscle or tendon (tissue that connects muscle ...
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    Topics: risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, OSHA

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