AAGR Safety E-news
October 2016

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Studies on injuries among retail workers surprise researchers  

NIOSH released a report evaluating injuries and illnesses in the wholesale and retail trade industries. The study was the most comprehensive of its kind, and the results surprised even the study authors.w would you escape from your workplace in 
 an emergency? Do you know where all the exits are in case your first choice is too crowded? Are you sure the doors will be unlocked and that the exit access behind them will not be blocked during a fire, explosion, or other crisis? Knowing the answers to these questions could keep you safe during an emergency.  

U sually, a workplace must have at least two exit routes for prompt evacuation. But more than two exits are required if the number of employees, size of the building, or arrangement of the workplace will not allow a safe evacuation.  Read more  

Watch and Know How To Treat Shock Guidelines   
Shock is a medical emergency that "may result from trauma, heatstroke, blood loss, an allergic reaction, severe infection, poisoning, severe burns or other causes," according to Rochester, MN-based Mayo Clinic.
person experiencing  shock is not receiving enough blood or oxygen to their organs. Without proper treatment, permanent organ damage or death can occur. Read More

Shock occurs when there is an insufficient amount of blood flowing through the body. You'll need to act fast.