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5 Tips to Prevent Slips, Trips, and Falls

In Texas in 2015, 86 people died at work due to slips, trips, or falls, and an additional 13,250 employees suffered from injuries that resulted in days away from work. Such falls are preventable. Share these tips with your employees to avoid incidents. 

Safety Training in Hurricane Affected Areas

During storm clean up and recovery, some employees may be engaged in non-routine activities as they prepare for businesses to reopen. It is important to train them on how to do these tasks safely. Contact DWC at 512-804-4610 or for information about low-cost on-site training and free alternative delivery methods such as webinars and teleconferences. 

Free Traffic Safety Train-the-Trainer Workshop for Texas Employers

The National Safety Council’s Our Driving Concern four-hour safety program covers distracted driving, aggressive driving, impaired driving, and passenger restraint. Designed for owners as well as employees such as human resources professionals, risk managers, safety instructors, and supervisors.

Next workshop: September 22, San Marcos, Texas.

See the schedule.

2017 Texas Workers' Compensation Conference

Dallas/Richardson: October 12-13.

Learn how to successfully navigate the state’s workers’ compensation system at the Texas Workers’ Compensation Education Conferences. Visit the conference webpage for information on speakers and registration.

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