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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 →

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 →

Emergency Preparedness

Posted March 26, 2018

Many people are concerned about the possibility of a public health emergency such as a natural disaster, act of terrorism, or disease outbreak. You can take steps now to help you prepare for an emergency and cope if an emergency happens. To help you prepare, we’ve provided step-by-step actions you can take beforehand to protect yourself and your loved ones. Continue reading →

Electrical Hazards

Posted March 19, 2018

4-25-2016 Electrical HazardsAccording to OSHA…An Electrical Hazard can be defined as a serious workplace hazard that exposes workers to burns, electrocution, shock, arc flash / arc blast, fire, or explosions. By identifying these hazards, and understanding how they happen, we can take steps to protect ourselves. Continue reading →

Safety Tools: Safe Plan of Action

Posted March 5, 2018

What is SPA? Safe Plan of Action, or SPA, is an easy to follow system that is designed to reduce injuries by providing a method for analyzing the task at hand, and then making a safe plan that eliminates the potential safety hazards associated with that work to be performed. Continue reading →

10 Key Attributes of Injury Free Workers

Posted February 19, 2018

The following attributes and characteristics are the result of a nearly 10 year study and countless hours of personal interviews with employees who have worked their entire careers injury free. Continue reading →

Treacherous Travels

Posted January 8, 2018

This winter has been particularly harsh with the cold and snow. Your car needs to be mechanically fit and you need to be mentally prepared when you travel. Continue reading →

Winter Time Slips, Trips, and Falls

Posted November 27, 2017

Winter weather is here and walking on snow and ice covered sidewalks cause a substantial number of falls for pedestrians. Wet or icy surfaces, uneven pavement, glare, and poor visibility all increase the risk for falls and injury. A minor fall may only result in bruised pride, however the potential is always there for serious injuries, such as broken bones or even fatal injuries. Continue reading →

Fall Cleanup Safety

Posted September 25, 2017

Woman Mulching Autumn LeavesFall is here. Here are some reminders during yard cleanup… Continue reading →

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Posted September 11, 2017

Every year, thousands of people are impacted by severe weather and natural disasters, such as Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, Floods, Hurricanes, and Ice or Snow Storms. We can’t control when or where disaster will strike, however, we can be prepared by knowing what to do Before, During, and After a severe weather event. Continue reading →