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Safe Tires a First Step on Road To Zero

Safe Tires a First Step on Road To Zero

​Blog −​ If our nation is to eliminate preventable deaths everywhere, it will need to eliminate preventable deaths on the roads. We hope this can begin by using creativity and awareness to eliminate deaths on a stretch of highway southwest of Atlanta.

The stretch is called &q…
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When Training Prevented Tragedy

When Training Prevented Tragedy

​Blog – Last July, when I was pulling into a store parking lot, I wasn't thinking about how cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) might save someone's life. I was just thinking about getting a few bottles of water.

But sometimes things go in a different direction and you can be cal…
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Six Steps Toward Safety

Six Steps Toward Safety

​Blog – We all know someone who has had a fall. Many older adults may think it won't happen to them, but falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among older adults. About one in three older adults fall every year, with many falls causing hip fractures, othe…
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Speed Kills: Always Has, Always Will

Speed Kills: Always Has, Always Will

​Blog – Time is the most finite of commodities, so it is understandable when we try and find ways to save it, but an approach at play in various state capitals carries with it a price tag that will be measured in people's lives.

Across the nation right now, legislation is being pr…
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Watch Where You're Going!

Watch Where You're Going!

​Blog – The phrase "watch where you're going" might often come across as abrupt, if not outright rude, but it's still a fundamental rule for anyone interested in getting safely from one place to another.

April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month at the National Safety…
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Remembering Those We Lost

Remembering Those We Lost

​Blog – On April 28, we will mark Workers' Memorial Day, a day created to remember the people who have been killed or injured at work.

Unfortunately, over the four days between the posting of this article and W…
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'Biggest Loser' Trainer Almost Lost His Life

'Biggest Loser' Trainer Almost Lost His Life

​Blog – You might not expect a lean personal trainer with a meticulous diet to be the victim of a heart attack, but that's exactly the story the trainer told various news outlets last week. The fact that he lived to tell it at all was a testament to the value of first aid training and e…
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Cell Phone Ban Makes Us Safer

Cell Phone Ban Makes Us Safer

Blog – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and we are thrilled to share Cargill's commitment to this effort. At Cargill, we work very hard to focus on safety and have taken efforts to stop distracted driving as part of that commitment.

We are a large company with 15…
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Adding Up The Impact

Adding Up The Impact

America’s drug crisis has made its way into the workplace.

While the unprecedented rise in fatal drug overdoses – largely from prescription painkillers – has concerned public health professionals and lawmakers for years, little has been said about the epidemic’s impact on e…
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Safety, Our Roads and Our Future

Safety, Our Roads and Our Future

​Blog – Almost every day, you can pick up a newspaper or scroll through the headlines online and find stories about the exciting possibilities a future of autonomous vehicles may provide.

These articles talk about everything from using automation features on a truck to haul beer i…
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