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Older and Wiser – But Still in Shape?

Posted June 18, 2018

Warmer weather and longer days are beckoning us to get out and be active. Your inner child may be telling you to run, jump, and play — but is your body ready? If you haven’t exercised in a while you can increase your risk for injury during physical activity. Continue reading →

Building Security: As Strong as the Weakest Link

Posted June 11, 2018

Most of us spend a significant amount of time at work, rarely thinking about the precautionary measures in place to create our secure environment. Companies develop policies, programs, and committees to keep their employees and property safe. The primary security risks are theft, vandalism, and violence (random or targeted).

While your company has taken action to create a safe working environment, each employee still needs to do their part. Continue reading →

Ergonomics: Adjusting Your Workstation

Posted June 4, 2018

Setting up workstations properly will prevent repetitive injuries and the potential for strains, sprains, and pains. Continue reading →

It’s Baaack!

Posted May 28, 2018

Summer Time!! Yes folks, It’s that time again! Time for warm weather, grilling and picnics, water activities, travel, and outdoor fun! If you practice common sense and safety in all of your activities you will keep you looking good, feeling good, and you won’t miss out on any of the fun. Continue reading →

Auto Theft: Crime of Opportunity

Posted May 21, 2018

For most of us, our vehicles are an essential part of our lives. What would happen if your car vanished without warning? Most automobile thefts or break-ins are either a crime of opportunity or a result of a thief canvassing a location or situation. Here are some common sense tips to help prevent automobile theft at home, work, and while traveling. Continue reading →

Emergency Evacuation Plan: Where to Go and What to Do

Posted May 14, 2018

You are notified that a tornado is heading toward your location, the fire alarm system in the building is activated, or there is a notification to evacuate the building you are in. These are just a few example situations where you should either evacuate a building or take shelter in a building. Continue reading →

Slip! Slop! Slap! and Wrap.

Posted May 7, 2018

The American Cancer Society (ACS) advises everyone to get their hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen ready for the long, hot summer. Many of the 3.5 million yearly cases of skin cancer could have been prevented by using sun protection and avoiding indoor tanning. The ACS urges everybody to “Slip! Slop! Slap! & Wrap®.” Continue reading →

PPE: Your Last Line of Defense

Posted April 30, 2018

After all the engineering and administrative controls have been exhausted, PPE is left to be the last line of defense against injuries.  Choosing the correct Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and wearing it properly can go a long way towards preventing injury to yourself and to others. Continue reading →

Workers’ Memorial Day is April 28

Posted April 23, 2018

Workers’ Memorial Day is observed every year on April 28. It is a day to honor those workers who have died on the job, to acknowledge the grievous suffering experienced by families and communities, and to recommit ourselves to the fight for safe and healthful workplaces for all workers. It is also the day OSHA was established in 1971. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their workers. Continue reading →

Construction Zone Safety

Posted April 16, 2018

Flagger SignOn average, more than 700 people die in crashes that occur in construction and maintenance work zones. This includes more than 100 workers at these road construction sites.

When traveling through construction zones, remember…we’re all in this together. Continue reading →