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August 30, 2013
Safety Daily Advisor Week in Review—August 26, 2013, to August 30, 2013

This week, the Safety Daily Advisor answered questions about material-handling requirements; discussed some common misconceptions about workers’ comp and supervisor liability; and shared some advice on lifelong learning and safety training from a company that has won awards for its programs.

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Material-handling Q&AMaterial handling raises many questions. Here are some answers courtesy of the premier safety website for safety professionals, Safety.BLR.com®. Are there any regulations on stacking heights or number of stacks for wooden pallets?

More questions and answers about material-handling rulesIn Monday’s Advisor, we presented a number of questions about material-handling requirements with answers courtesy of Safety.BLR.com. In this Advisor, we conclude with more Q&As. What are the fall protection regulations for shipping docks 48 inches tall?

Can a worker claim workers’ comp benefits long after an accident?Workers’ comp claims must be filed directly after a work-related injury occurs, right? Wrong, says one state court.

Can an employee sue a supervisor for a workplace accident?Supervisors are always immune from liability when employees are injured on the job, right? Wrong!

Continuous learning in the workplace classroomAs students of all ages head back to school classrooms, remind your workers that even though they may not be in the classroom of a formal educational institution, they are always in a classroom at work, in the community—and in the school of life. There is always something to learn, especially when it comes to safety. In this Advisor, we’ll look at one award-winning company that is committed to lifelong learning.

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