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Workers also have responsibilities under the OSH Act. Each worker must comply with OSHA standards and all related rules, regulations and orders applicable to his or her own actions and conduct. However, employees also have the right to: Be trained in a language you understand Work on machines that are safe Be provided required safety… Read more »

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health problems are among the largest overall health concerns in the United States, as an estimated 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness each year. Additionally, over half (56%) of employees reported that stress and anxiety have impacted their productivity in the workplace, according… Read more »

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Job searching can be exhaustive and often frustrating, particularly when you are doing it solo.  By working with Essential Personnel you will be working with individuals who possess industry knowledge and have strong connections with local business decision makers.  To make the most of working with a recruiter, here are a few tips: Know what… Read more »

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Success at Essential Personnel. incorporates both quality work and a commitment to safety on the job. Whether you’re a new employee or a seasoned pro, safety meetings provide a quick and easy way for us to show you ways in which you can reduce on-the-job accidents. More importantly, safety meetings allow you an opportunity to… Read more »

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Back exercises are some of the most important things you can do to strengthen your muscles and prevent injuries. Lower back exercises, combined with overall good physical fitness, will keep occupational injuries at bay. Try these exercises to strengthen your back, aiming for 10 minutes most days of the week.  Exercises for Your Lower Back… Read more »

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Have you heard of personal branding, but aren’t sure where to start? Here is a helpful guide: Differentiate yourself from other potential candidates Increase your visibility and credibility in the job market Occupy a unique and competitive position in a potential employer’s mind Ultimately land the job you want Position yourself for a more successful… Read more »

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Fatigued workers can lead to serious problems in the workplace. Lack of sleep can significantly increase the risk of injury, thus creating a dangerous work environment. In fact, according to the National Safety Council, about 13% of workplace injuries are attributable to sleep problems. To keep the work environment safe, it’s important to make sure… Read more »