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Show Web Version of 'Bed bugs in the workplace' Poster in New Window
Bed bugs in the workplace
Keywords: exposure, bed bugs
Industries: Health care, hospitality
Year: 2013
Alert #: WS 2013-07
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Show Web Version of 'Incident investigation case example: Slip and fall' Poster in New Window
Incident investigation case example: Slip and fall
Keywords: slip, fall, health, care,
Industries: Health care
Year: 2012
Alert #: WS 2012-08
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Show Web Version of 'Incident investigation case example: Violence' Poster in New Window
Incident investigation case example: Violence
Keywords: violence, health, care
Industries: Health care
Year: 2012
Alert #: WS 2012-07
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Show Web Version of 'Incident investigation case example: Patient handling' Poster in New Window
Incident investigation case example: Patient handling
Keywords: patient, handling, health, care
Industries: Health care
Year: 2012
Alert #: WS 2012-06
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Show Web Version of 'Incident investigations in health care: Focusing on change instead of blame' Poster in New Window
Incident investigations in health care: Focusing on change instead of blame
Keywords: health care, incident, investigations
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2012
Alert #: WS 2012-05
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Show Web Version of 'Getting the full benefits of safety-engineered medical sharps' Poster in New Window
Getting the full benefits of safety-engineered medical sharps
Keywords: needlestick injury, SEMD, safety-engineered medical device, hepatitis C
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2012
Alert #: WS 2012-03
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Show Web Version of 'Ceiling lifts---They're not just for transfers' Poster in New Window
Ceiling lifts---They're not just for transfers
Keywords: patient handling, ceiling lifts
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2011
Alert #: WS 2011-02
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Show Web Version of 'Ceiling lifts vs. floor lifts---What's the difference?' Poster in New Window
Ceiling lifts vs. floor lifts---What's the difference?
Keywords: patient handling, ceiling lift, floor lift
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2011
Alert #: WS 2011-01
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Show Web Version of 'PATIENT HANDLING Reducing the risks' Poster in New Window
PATIENT HANDLING Reducing the risks
Keywords: patient, handling, MSI, musculoskeletal
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2010
Alert #: WS 2010-03
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Show Web Version of 'PATIENT HANDLING Weighing the risks' Poster in New Window
PATIENT HANDLING Weighing the risks
Keywords: risk, assessment, patient, handling, MSI, musculoskeletal
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2010
Alert #: WS 2010-02
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Show Web Version of 'Work schedules and fatigue' Poster in New Window
Work schedules and fatigue
Keywords: human, factors, car, accident, MVA, shift, student
Industries: Hospitality, manufacturing, oil & gas, arts & film, trucking, warehouse/large retail, wood & paper products manufacturing, health care, heavy equipment servicing
Year: 2009
Alert #: HF 2009-03
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Show Web Version of 'Worker stuck by contaminated needle' Poster in New Window
Worker stuck by contaminated needle
Keywords: needle-stick injury, health care, sharps, hepatitis
Industries: Health care
Year: 2009
Alert #: Injury 2009-07
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Show Web Version of 'Soaker pads are not for repositioning' Poster in New Window
Soaker pads are not for repositioning
Keywords: soaker, bed, pads, turn, lift, patients, sprains, strains, MSI
Industries: Health care
Year: 2009
Alert #: WS 2009-01
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Show Web Version of 'Carbon monoxide in industry' Poster in New Window
Carbon monoxide in industry
Keywords: carbon monoxide, gas, poisoning
Industries: All
Year: 2009
Alert #: WS 2009-02
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Show Web Version of 'Cleanup procedure for minor mercury spills' Poster in New Window
Cleanup procedure for minor mercury spills
Keywords: mercury spill, thermometer, mercury spill kit
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2007
Alert #: WS 07-01 (see also WS 06-06)
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Show Web Version of 'Spilled mercury contaminates a medical office' Poster in New Window
Spilled mercury contaminates a medical office
Keywords: mercury spill, thermometer
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2006
Alert #: WS 06-06 (see also WS 07-01)
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Show Web Version of 'Check reversing mechanism on automatic garage doors' Poster in New Window
Check reversing mechanism on automatic garage doors
Keywords: reversing, mechanism, garage door, closing, electric eye
Industries: Agriculture, construction, health care, heavy equipment servicing, hospitality, manufacturing, oil and gas, performing arts and film, trucking, warehouse/large retail, wood and paper products manufacturing, other
Year: 2005
Alert #: Fatality 05-02
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Show Web Version of 'Slips and Trips in Health Care' Poster in New Window
Slips and Trips in Health Care
Keywords: slips, trips, falls, health, care, housekeeping
Industries: Health care
Year: 2004
Alert #: WS 04-03
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Show Web Version of 'Inhalation of beryllium dust or fumes can cause serious lung disease and cancer' Poster in New Window
Inhalation of beryllium dust or fumes can cause serious lung disease and cancer
Keywords: voltage detector, electrical, lung disease, cancer, beryllium
Industries: Manufacturing, health care, oil and gas, other
Year: 2002
Alert #: WS 02-06
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Show Web Version of 'Safe Use of X-ray Equipment' Poster in New Window
Safe Use of X-ray Equipment
Keywords: x-ray, equipment, diagnostic, radiation
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2002
Alert #: WS-X-ray
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Show Web Version of 'GFCIs and Assured Grounding Program - This bulletin is obsolete. See OHS Guideline G19.15.' Poster in New Window
GFCIs and Assured Grounding Program - This bulletin is obsolete. See OHS Guideline G19.15.
Keywords: GFCI, assured grounding, ground fault, circuit, interrupters
Industries: Agriculture, construction, manufacturing, hospitality, oil and gas, wood & paper products manufacturing, warehouse/large retail, performing arts and film, heavy equipment servicing, other, health care
Year: 2002
Alert #: WS-gfci
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Show Web Version of 'Oxygen Regulators---Replace Aluminum Regulators' Poster in New Window
Oxygen Regulators---Replace Aluminum Regulators
Keywords: aluminum oxygen regulators, Public Health Advisory, oxygen cylinders, burning, exploding, brass
Industries: Health care
Year: 2000
Alert #: Injury 00-02
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