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									                            You’ve Got a Lot to Lose
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           Wear a Hard Hat
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            CEREBRAL CORTEX                                 PARIETAL LOBE                              OCCIPITAL LOBE
            Controls:                                       Controls:                                  Controls:
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            ➣ How we know what we’re                        ➣ Visual attention                         ➣ Vision
                  doing within our environment              ➣ Touch perception                         If injured:
                  (Consciousness)                           ➣ Manipulation of objects                  ➣ Defects in vision
            ➣ Emotional response                            If injured:                                ➣ Production of hallucinations
            ➣ Expressive language                           ➣ Problems with reading                    ➣ Inability to recognize the
            If injured:                                     ➣ Difficulty in distinguishing                   movement of an object
            ➣ Lose simple movement                                left from right
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            ➣ Loss of spontaneity,                          ➣ Difficulties with hand-eye
                  personality                                     coordination
            ➣ Inability to complete a
                  sequence of movements to
                  complete multi-stepped tasks,
                  such as making coffee
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    TEMPORAL
    LOBES
    Controls:
    ➣ Hearing ability
    ➣ Memory
    ➣ Some visual perceptions
    If injured:
    ➣ Increased or decreased
          interest in sexual
          behavior
    ➣ Persistent talking
    ➣ Increased aggressive
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          behavior
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         BRAIN STEM
         Controls:                                                                                                    CEREBELLUM
         ➣ Involuntary actions like                                                                                   Controls:
               breathing, swallowing,                                                                                 ➣ Coordination
               heart rate, reflexes, seeing                                                                                 of voluntary
               and hearing, sweating,                                                                                       movement
               blood pressure, digestion,                                                                             ➣ Balance and
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               core body temperature
                                                                                                                            equilibrium
         ➣ Alertness
                                                                                                                      ➣ Reflexes
         ➣ Ability to sleep
                                                                                                                      If injured:
         ➣ Sense of balance                                                                                           ➣ Tremors
         If injured:                                                                                                  ➣ Dizziness
         ➣ Breathing difficulties
                                                                                                                      ➣ Slurred speech
         ➣ Problems with balance and
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               movement
         ➣ Dizziness and nausea
         ➣ Sleeping difficulties



              Hard Hats are your best protection
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              against major head injury.
              ➣    Adjust the straps of your hard hat to your own size
              ➣    Keep your headwear clean and in good repair
              ➣    Replace worn straps as needed
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              ➣    Check your hat for cracks before and after each use. Replace a hat that is cracked or has received major impact.


             To start an injury prevention program at your
             company, contact a Pinnacol Assurance Loss
             Prevention Representative at 800-873-7242.
                                                                                                     We’re here for you.   v   www.pinnacol.com

								
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