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Safety Tips for Extreme Cold Weather

Jan 15, 2014

As record low temperatures envelop the nation, it’s important to take cold weather safety precautions before venturing outside to avoid injury and stay safe. Below are some tips to help prevent frostbite, hypothermia, and other cold weather dangers. Avoid Hypothermia and Frostbite When exposed to cold... Read more →

How to Prevent Winter Slips and Falls

Dec 24, 2013

Slips and falls continue to be a loss leader within the AICC group. With unpredictable weather in the northeast, the winter months have proven to be a challenging time for preventing slips and falls related to snow and ice. No one wants an employee to get injured. That is... Read more →

Safe Use of Compressed Gas Cylinders on the Job

Dec 13, 2013

If your workplace contains compressed gas, there are several hazards to consider to avoid a potentially dangerous workplace accident. Make sure you read all supplied documentation before handling. Labels on the cylinder and the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) supplied with the gas will contain information on its hazardous... Read more →

Handling 55 Gallon Drums Safely

Nov 21, 2013

There are many occasions when employees are not fully informed about the hazards of workplace items and the safety protocols surrounding them. Here at AWANE, we have written some simple tips for safely keeping and handling 55 gallon drums. In the Read more →

Preventing Back Injuries in the Workplace

Sep 06, 2013

Some of the most common workplace injuries are back injuries, frequently sustained while lifting or moving heavy objects. Back injuries in the workplace are very easy to prevent, and we’ve outlined steps below to help you avoid putting strain on your back. 1. Don’t bend over Read more →