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DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

How Will the Rock Salt Shortage Impact Chicago?
POSTED ON December 20, 2018

Due to slowed production and higher prices, a current rock salt shortage may cause hazardous conditions on roads and sidewalks […]

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When Unsafe Hot Work Practices Cause Catastrophe at Work
POSTED ON December 12, 2018

Workers who perform hot work duties in the workplace have a high risk of injuries and fatalities due to fires […]

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What Workers Are At Risk for Electrical Injuries? [infographic]
POSTED ON December 07, 2018

Workers in construction, transportation, production, and certain maintenance and repair jobs are at high risk for non-fatal and fatal electrical […]

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Employers Aren’t Keeping Up with New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards
POSTED ON November 19, 2018

Although RCS is a known health hazard, some employers have held off on implementing the new standards. OSHA requires employers […]

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Dangerous Road Debris Is Taking Lives
POSTED ON November 12, 2018

Unsecured cargo and other types of debris often end up on roadways causing accidents, injuries, and deaths. Between 2011 and […]

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Will Safer Road Design Prevent Pedestrian Fatalities? [infographic]
POSTED ON November 07, 2018

Designing safer roads in busy urban areas can prevent pedestrians from getting struck and killed by motor vehicles. In 2016, […]

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When Camo Isn’t Cool at Work
POSTED ON October 19, 2018

Certain occupations pose safety hazards to workers and require high-visibility clothing and equipment to prevent workplace accidents and injuries. Outdoor […]

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Musculoskeletal Disorders (Managing the Risk)
POSTED ON October 12, 2018

Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the main causes of employee absence in the workplace. Managing the risk of work-related musculoskeletal […]

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Untangling the Liability Web in Multi-Employer Worksites
POSTED ON October 05, 2018

Multiple employers are often in charge of workers at a single job site and when on-the-job accidents and injuries occur, […]

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Common Causes of Slip & Fall Accidents
POSTED ON September 17, 2018

Behavioral factors, wet or slippery surfaces, and housekeeping issues were cited as the three main causes of slip and fall […]

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