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Back Safety & Ergonomics at Work


One of every five injuries in the workplace is a back injury according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 80% of these are related to manual tasks that involve lifting or similar activities. Issues often arise when an employee is...

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Meet Our Risk Management Team


This spring, christopher focused on enhancing and refining the scope of our safety program by introducing a Risk Management Team. From contract review and data integrity to overall company safety protocols, christopher has always made a concerted effort to address...

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Safety in Construction Week: Stretches You Can Do at Your Desk


Whether sitting or standing at a desk, office workers benefit from engaging in short desk stretches throughout the day. These simple stretches can help prevent lower back pain, weak muscles, obesity, high blood pressure and other health issues. Keeping our...

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Ask the Expert: Safety Encounters in the Field


christopher consultants is proud to have a dedicated Safety Officer, Federico Tersoglio, who stays up to date on all safety matters related to the industry and routinely checks in with our staff to ensure everyone is following proper safety protocols....

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Safety Month 2019: Our Favorite Safety Apps


Wrapping up National Safety Month, our Safety Officer Federico would like to share some of his favorite apps when it comes to safety. All of these come in handy to keep you and your co-workers safe on site as well...

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Safety Month 2019: Slips, Trips and Falls


Though they might seem harmless, slips, trips and falls are some of the most common hazards we face in the workplace, and they can have serious consequences. Always following safety procedures is crucial to avoiding injury, but so is speaking...

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Safety Month 2019: Hazard Recognition


June is National Safety Month. Follow us along all month as we talk about different safety topics and why safety is important to christopher. This week, we focus on hazard recognition. Hazards are everywhere – from on the job to...

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christopher Achieves EMR Rating of .80


Safety Rating Stays Below 1 for Two Consecutive Years christopher is pleased to announce that our latest Experience Modification Rate (EMR) rating is .80. Through considerable effort from our Safety Officer, Federico Tersoglio, as well as a day-to-day focus on safety by our...

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National Safety Stand-Down Week – Office Stretching and Exercises


If you have trouble staying fit at work, these office exercises are a great way to keep your body moving right at your desk. The moves here involve stretches and strengthening your body, all within the comfort of your office...

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National Safety Stand-Down Week – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


PPE is equipment that will protect the user against health or safety risks at work. It can include items such as safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, high-visibility clothing, safety footwear and safety harnesses. It also includes respiratory protective equipment (RPE)....

National Safety Stand-Down Week: Safety Harnesses


Safety Harness                 In almost every industry, there are areas where workers are subjected to fall hazards. Fall protection begins with a strong safety harness. A safety harness is a form of protective equipment designed to protect a person from...

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National Safety Stand-Down Week: Fall Protection


Fall Protection In observance of National Safety Stand-Down week and continuing with our efforts in enhancing safety throughout our daily activities and culture, please find below information regarding our first safety topic. Fall prevention may be handled in a number...

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