Avoid sprains, pains, and strains in the garden

Gardening isn't necessarily a "gentle" hobby. You can burn more than 500 calories an hour doing yard work like digging dirt and moving rocks. Even mowing the lawn can burn more than 300 calories an hour, assuming it's not a riding lawnmower. And while all that activity can be great for improving your overall fitness, it also can lead to some serious muscle strain.

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How to train your nonprofit volunteers for success

As a nonprofit, volunteers are the face of your organization. You rely on them to support your work in the community. Because they play such a vital role in your mission, it's important that they represent your organization appropriately. 

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Lone worker safety tips

Home healthcare workers, janitors, maintenance and repair staff, delivery personnel, late-night gas station attendants, and security workers have something in common: they often work in insolation. As businesses try to do more with less, the ranks of lone workers are likely to increase. 

These employees face special risks, and employers must do what they can to ensure their safety.

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7 steps to prevent combine fires

A combine fire during harvest could be devastating. Not only do you risk losing your crop, but a fire could also result in costly damages to the combine and other property, and limit your time to complete the harvest.

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Workers face increased health risks as temperatures rise

When the sun is scorching on a hot day, many of us move inside to get out of the heat. But if your job requires you to work outside, you don't always have that option – leaving you at risk of heat exhaustion and, in more severe cases, heatstroke. 

It's important to understand the risk of these heat-related ailments, as well as how to stay cool throughout your workday. 

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