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Can Technology Put the Brakes on Violence?

Can Technology Put the Brakes on Violence?

​As if 100+ deaths on U.S. highways every day isn't horrific enough, we are all too often reading and hearing about cars being intentionally used as weapons and seeing unbelievable images of victims on sidewalks that have been turned into killing fields.

Unfortunately, t…
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Three Things You Need to Know as You Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

Three Things You Need to Know as You Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

​​​Blog ​ On Aug. 21, the moon will move between the Earth and the sun and, for the first time in nearly a century, residents in all 50 states will be treated to Read More

Why We Pursued Safety Recognition

Why We Pursued Safety Recognition

​Blog – The staffing industry can be a complex one, with staffing agencies, client companies and employees all having slightly different perspectives and needs, but everyone benefits from safety.

It's this mindset that spurred my company, Helpmates, to become the Read More

Series of Safety Failures Led to London's Deadliest Fire in 100 Years

Series of Safety Failures Led to London's Deadliest Fire in 100 Years

​Blog – When one person suffers a preventable injury or death, it is a tragedy. When 80 people do, it leaves you in shock.

This is the situation faced by Londoners after the deadly fire in the 24-story Grenfell Tower on June 14. Though investigations are still under way, police of…
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Safety Is An Everyday Priority

Safety Is An Everyday Priority

​Blog – Each day, we face hazards at work, at home and on the road that we take completely for granted.

It's easy to get complacent about things you see and do every day. Things that seem routine – like a car crash on the side of the highway or a headline about an opioid overdose…
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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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