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Spotlight On: Respiratory Protection

Respiratory protection has been highlighted in the coatings and construction industries for years, and it has never been more prevalent in the mainstream than now. Get a few tips on how your crews can focus on respiratory protection.

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Preparing for an Active Shooter

In the case of an active shooter at your business, are you prepared to defend yourself? Be sure you have a plan to run, hide, or fight.

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5 Tips to Keep Hands Safe

Hands are on the front lines of physical labor, so they’re regularly in harm’s way. And coating professionals can’t do their jobs without healthy hands. Keeping hands safe needs to be a top priority.

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How to Protect Employees From Aggressive Behavior at Work

At a recent workshop with about 250 attendees representing approximately 190 organizations, I performed an informal survey. I asked for a show of hands from those whose workplace had a written anti-bullying policy. Less than half of those in attendance raised their hands. I did the same for a workplace anti-violence policy. The response was better than half but still less than two-thirds.

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Abusive Supervision and Workplace Violence

When workplace violence takes place, it’s often at the confluence of multiple factors that have created a perfect storm. One of the most important common denominators in violent workplace incidents is an abusive supervisory style.

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6 Truths About Workplace Violence

Knowledge is power. False knowledge exposes everyone to risk. This is especially true when evaluating your workplace for the risk of workplace violence.