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Due to inexperience, summer workers can be more vulnerable to workplace injuries. Learn how to prevent these incidents.
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Help prevent sewer backups with our tips for creating an effective sewer management program.

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Want to get the most out of your ice melt this winter? We've answered all your ice melt questions.

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Hire a safer driver by checking their MVR, setting clear expectations and providing ongoing training.

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A parks and rec department has an important role in planning, designing and maintaining safer parks.

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Pool chemical safety starts with knowing how to mix and store chemicals, and what to do in the event of an accident.

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Protect first responders during emergency traffic control operations with free training and these planning tips.

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Keep your snowplow drivers on the road with pre-trip inspections, adequate rest and safe backing techniques.

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Ice inside your water tower can damage interior and exterior tank components.

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EMS workers can help prevent neck and back injuries with changes to lifting and posture.

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Heat and humidity put workers at risk of heat illness. Factors like water and breaks can make a difference.

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Law enforcement are likely to come into contact with people who have COVID-19, so they must take special precautions.

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Is your team prepared to evaluate workplace injuries? If not, enroll in EMC OnCall Nurse, a 24/7 nurse help line.

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Manage vehicle claims by targeting the right risks and applying these best practices. Learn more at EMC!

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Plan effectively to protect workers, outdoor events and property from lightening damage. Learn more at EMC!

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Are you hiring teens or young adults this summer? Visit EMC to see how you can help them stay safe on the job.

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We've rounded up the best articles of 2018 for public safety agencies. Check them out at EMC!

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Help prevent slips and falls with walkway assessments, sidewalk pretreatment and snow removal strategy.

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Advance planning can help ensure your municipality has a successful snow removal season.

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The diverse nature of public sector operations makes it challenging to control employee injuries due to slips and trips.

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Follow these seven traffic control procedures to help make sure you stay safe while working roadside.

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Nearly half of slip and fall injuries occur between December and March. These safety tips can help.

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New fact sheet reveals which injuries are most likely to sideline your EMS providers.

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Falls from elevation are a top cause of injury to public sector employees using ladders or bucket trucks.

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Ergonomic hazards can reduce an organization's profits. Follow these tips to improve enterprise-wide ergonomics.

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Winter can be the worst season for a roof. Get answers to your questions about preparing your roof for the winter here.

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Find out how you can get employees back to work sooner, while accommodating their medical needs.

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Backing accidents are among the most common vehicular accidents. Follow these tips for avoiding them.

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Fire extinguishers are important in putting out small fires. Learn how to maintain and use them properly.

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Ransomware invades a computer system and does not let users access their files until they pay a fee.

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Safety training resources can be expensive. Check out these seven free and low-cost options.

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Ergonomic hazards can reduce an organization’s profits. Follow these tips to improve enterprise-wide ergonomics.

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Sidewalks with slick surfaces, cracks and other potential hazards can lead to slip-and-fall injuries.

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