Archive for January 8, 2014

The Symptoms and Treatment of a Herniated Disc

Written by News Channel 2 on January 8th, 2014. Posted in Good postures of lifting object, Proper posture, Spine orthopedic reno

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Back pain can be the most uncomfortable feeling in the world. You can’t sleep, walk, or sit the way that you want, and just standing in one place can be aggravating to your back. This ailment affects about 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives, and is one of the most common health problems, leading to $50 billion spent on back pain treatment annually in the United States. A large number of people suffer from lower back pain, which is often classified based on how long symptoms have lasted. Acute pain refers to pain that has only existed for about a month, sub-acute for pain that has persisted for a few months, and chronic for nagging discomfort that lasts longer than 3 months.

There are many reasons for back pain, which include simpler problems, such as sitting the

Industrial Employers, Will You Pass Safety Inspections?

Written by News Channel 2 on January 8th, 2014. Posted in Cable gland catalogue, Colored zip ties, Pvc plugs

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Are you prepared for safety inspections? A single safety violation may result in a citation — or citations — from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). One citation can set companies back anywhere from $5,000 to $500,000. Moreover, workers’ compensation claims and lawsuits can devastate budgets and threaten companies’ futures.

Managers of high-risks jobs, such as industrial operations and maintenance, need to be especially mindful and careful. What are the best ways to avoid costly worker injuries and illnesses in dangerous environments?

Eliminate Electrical and Fire Hazards

The Electrical Safety Foundation International states it plainly, “Approximately 62% of an estimated 32,807 nonfatal electrical injuries occurring between 1992 and 1998 were classified as electric shock

A Better Alternative to Emergency Room Treatment

Written by News Channel 2 on January 8th, 2014. Posted in Emergency room phone number, Urgent care burien wa, Walk in clinic lynnwood wa

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When most people experience an injury or illness that is serious enough to warrant emergency medical care, hospital or medical center emergency rooms are the first place they turn. Although there is nothing fundamentally wrong with seeking immediate medical treatment at an emergency room in a hospital — after all, emergency rooms exist to provide people with emergency medical treatment when needed — there are other types of walk in clinics that might be a better choice.

Obviously, visiting a hospital emergency room is never a pleasant experience, but the length of time spent waiting for treatment, coupled with high cost