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You are exiting the department of labor's web server the department of labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the. Accidents happen and people always seem to find new ways of injuring themselves i was doing some research for a training drill i was going to do with my crew when i came across an interesting extrication scenario, when i looked into it further i was amazed at how often it actually happens. Claim: household paper shredders can pose a danger to children and pets now – for every one of you that has a home paper shredder with an “auto on” feature, i want you to go turn it off and.
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