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Goats. Yoga. And Fall Prevention for Youth Workers.

On a mission to plan a family weekend adventure, I recently googled “things to do” and “events calendar” for a multitude of nearby towns and boroughs. Imagine my surprise when I came across an opportunity for an afternoon excursion to Chapel Hill where the whole...

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Focus On… Trenching and Excavation Safety

Dirt. It doesn’t necessarily seem dangerous. But did you know that one cubic yard of it, enough to half fill the bed of a full-size pickup truck, can weigh as much as a car? As result, excavation and trenching are classified among the most hazardous construction...

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Trainer Toolbox for May 2018

Federal OSHA launches “Find OSHA Outreach Trainer”   Optional topics to consider for your OSHA Outreach Training   Looking for an OSHA 10 or 30 Hour Outreach Class or Trainer? Search no more! FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach...

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Solving the Student Success Equation

Grants can be catalysts for implementing innovative student support strategies at your college or university. If you’re interested in how grant funding can advance your student support mission, we’ve highlighted a few funding opportunities for you.

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Focus On… the 2018 National Safety Stand-Down

According to OSHA, fatalities caused by falls from elevation accounted for 370 of the 991 construction fatalities recorded in 2016. The National Safety Stand-Down aims to end these preventable fatalities and injuries through fall hazard awareness. During the 2018...

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March Madness Takes on Whole New Meaning

The NCAA and 64 college teams think they have ownership of “March Madness,” but I’m here to tell you my family is knee-deep in March Madness and it has nothing to do with basketball!  You would think we would have adjusted by now, but my entire household is still...

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Trainer Toolbox for March 2018

OSHA Outreach Training Program Changes Going Into Effect Soon!  Planning for Better OSHA Outreach Program Training Classes and Recordkeeping   Looking for an OSHA 10 or 30 Hour Outreach Class or Trainer? Search no more!   FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers:...

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