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How to set up an ergonomic workstation

Many of us spend hours at our workstations every day. Bad habits and incorrect posture can lead to neck and back pain or sore wrists and fingers. Proper ergonomics can help you stay comfortable at work.
Blog  Archive Many of us spend hours at our workstations every day. Bad habits and incorrect posture can lead to neck and back pain or sore wrists and fingers. Proper ergonom…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/how-set-ergonomic-workstation/

Sport Specialization by Younger Players

There is a lot of discussion today about sport specialization at a young age. It seems that each year the trend is to have kids specialize in a particular sport at a younger and younger age. Is that the best for your child?
Blog  Archive There is a lot of discussion today about sport specialization at a young age.  It seems that each year the trend is to have kids specialize in a particular …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/sport-specialization-younger-players1/

Myths and Facts about Seat Belt Use

Here are some common arguments against using seat belts, along with the reasons why you should buckle up
Blog  Archive Here are some common arguments against using seat belts, along with the reasons why you should buckle up MYTH: You really don’t need to use a seat belt if …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/myths-and-facts-about-seat-belt-use/

Are you prepared to save a life?

For every minute that passes without CPR performed or an AED used, the chances of survival decrease up to 10%.
Blog  Archive According to the American Heart Association, over 350,000 cardiac arrests occur in the United States each year.  Unfortunately, about 90% of the victims die du…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/are-you-prepared-save-life/

Alcohol Awareness

If you are concerned that you have a problem with alcohol or are worried about a family member, friend, and/or co-worker who might have an alcohol problem, the following information may be helpful.
Blog  Archive If you are concerned that you have a problem with alcohol or are worried about a family member, friend, and/or co-worker who might have an alcohol problem, the …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/alcohol-awareness/

Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports

Overuse injuries in youth sports are occurring at a much higher rate than in the past. As children are participating in sports at a young age and, beyond that, specializing in a particular sport at a young age overuse injuries are becoming more common.
Blog  Archive Overuse injuries in youth sports are occurring at a much higher rate than in the past.  As children are participating in sports at a young age and, beyond th…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/overuse-injuries-youth-sports/

Do not become a statistic in Nebraska

Even though we had snow in Nebraska lately, it is Spring. Spring is the time that our high school students make their plans for celebrating Prom and Graduations, and we want you to celebrate, but be safe.
Blog  Archive Even though we had snow in Nebraska lately, it is Spring.  Spring is the time that our high school students make their plans for celebrating Prom and Graduatio…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/do-not-become-statistic-nebraska/

Savor the Flavor: Eat Mindfully

Savor the Flavor, Eat Mindfully, Mindless Eating, Mindful Eating
Blog  Archive March is National Nutrition Month.  This year’s theme is “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.”  Do you take time to “Savor the Flavor?”  These questi…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/savor-flavor-eat-mindfully/

I Pledge to Buckle Up

Blog  Archive The fact is, a safety belt is the single best protection available during a crash. Unbuckled drivers account for 70% of fatalities on Nebraska roads and incu…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2014/05/i-pledge-buckle/

Addressing America's Prescription Drug Epidemic

Blog  Archive Provided by The National Safety Council When used responsibly, prescription drugs can help people lead healthier lives.  When abused, however, they can be f…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2014/02/addressing-americas-prescription-drug-epidemic/

Home-plate collision is most dangerous baserunning play in MLB: study

Blog  Archive Original source: National Safety Council, January 28, 2014, “Home-plate collision is most dangerous baserunning play in MLB: study”  Winston-Salem, NC …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2014/02/home-plate-collision-most-dangerous-baserunning-play-mlb-study/

Nebraska's Safe Community Champions - Nominations Sought

Blog  Archive Unintentional injuries are the most common cause of fatality for individuals ages one to 39 and the fith overall cause of death. To succeed in reducing these…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2014/02/nebraskas-safe-community-champions-nominations-sought/

Work-related nighttime use of smartphones may affect sleep

Blog  Archive Original Source:  National Safety Council, "Work-related nighttime use of smartphone may affect sleep"  East Lansing, MI – Conducting work at home on a sm…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2014/02/work-related-nighttime-use-smartphones-may-affect-sleep/

Carbon Monoxide is a Killer

Michael wasn’t exactly sure why he felt so bad.
Blog  Archive Michael wasn’t exactly sure why he felt so bad.  He thought he had the flu or food poisoning.  He was nauseated, vomiting, dizzy and tired.  His head was p…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2014/01/carbon-monoxide-killer/

One Text or Call Could Wreck it All

In 2012, 3,328 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver. One of the most alarming and widespread forms of distracted driving is cell phone usage
Blog  Archive NHTSA With ever increasing demands on our personal and professional time in today’s busy society, learning to juggle multiple tasks at once is something we…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2014/01/one-text-or-call-could-wreck-it-all/

Holiday Poisoning Hazards

Research shows that the number of poisoning incidents involving children rises during the holiday season.
Blog  Archive The holiday season is a time for celebration and happiness.  Research shows that the number of poisoning incidents involving children rises during the holiday …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2013/12/holiday-poisoning-hazards/

Farmers urged to protect hearing

FAR from the clatter of cities, farmers are assaulted every day by the earsplitting squeals of hundreds of livestock, the roar of tractors and the incessant whine of grain dryers especially during harvest.
Blog  Archive SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 2:54PM FAR from the clatter of cities, farmers are assaulted every day by the earsplitting squeals of hundreds of livestock, the roa…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2013/12/farmers-urged-protect-hearing/

High Chair Injuries on the Rise

Kids are not as safe in high chairs as they should be, according to new research. Read more: High Chair Injuries on the Rise | TIME.com http://healthland.time.com/2013/12/09/high-chair-injuries-on-the-rise/#ixzz2nCr3hs25
Blog  Archive About every hour a child injures themselves in a high chair By Alexandra Sifferlin @acsifferlin Dec. 09, 2013    Kids are not as safe in high chairs a…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2013/12/high-chair-injuries-rise/

Prescription Nation

Prescription drug overdoses are one of the fastest growing causes of injury deaths.
Blog  Archive   NEW report released: Prescription Nation: Addressing America's Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Click here for a detailed summary of each …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2013/12/prescription-nation/

Get Smart- Know When Antibiotics Work

Blog  Archive Get Smart. Take a look at the  chart linked below to find out which upper respiratory infections are usually caused by viruses — germs that are not killed by…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/2013/get-smart-know-when-antibiotics-work/

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