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Don't Take Your Work Home With You

This video is available for free download.

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  • Vertebra fractured, shoulder injured when faller struck by tree
  • Pain in chest and arm when ski patroller fell through cornice
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  • Worker crushed while welding excavator bucket
  • Dairy worker died inside vertical feed mixer
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Discussion Guide

Take Care of Yourself and Others: Safety videos for care workers (PDF 1.8 MB)

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Health Care Professional Conference
September 12, 2014

The conference, geared towards clinical rehabilitation providers, as well as other health care professionals, promises a full day of premier presentations by field experts at the forefront of research.

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