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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 →

Working Alone

Posted December 18, 2017

Working alone?
Does someone know where you are? 
Will anyone know if you get hurt? Continue reading →

Preparing for Winter

Posted November 13, 2017

Winter is quick approaching. Do you remember what you need to do to prepare for the cold / wintery months? Continue reading →

The Invisible Killer

Posted October 30, 2017

Carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is called the “Invisible Killer” because it’s a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. More than 150 people in the United States die every year from accidental nonfire-related CO poisoning associated with consumer products, including generators. Other products include faulty, improperly-used or incorrectly-vented fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, stoves, water heaters and fireplaces. Continue reading →

Scaffold Safety

Posted October 2, 2017

All employees that would need to utilize scaffolding must be trained by a qualified person to recognize the hazards associated with the type of scaffold being used and how to control or minimize those hazards. And only a competent person is responsible for overseeing the erection and dismantling of all Scaffolding as well as performing daily inspections of the scaffold The training must include: 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 →

Your Home. Your Stuff. Protect it!

Posted August 7, 2017

Over 2.5 million home intrusions are reported every year, and less than 20% of burglars are ever caught and arrested. Here is some advice to avoid becoming a part of these statistics. Continue reading →

S.L.A.M.

Posted June 5, 2017

Recently, a miner had just finished welding on the plant’s crusher and decided to jump from the next to the last step of a fixed ladder to reach the ground. When he hit the ground, he fell backwards and was impaled by a pry bar that was left standing upright on the ground. The victim suffered severe injuries as a result of this accident.

Some workplace hazards are obvious, and easy to avoid. Some hazards may not be as easy to anticipate, Continue reading →

Know What’s Bugging You

Posted May 1, 2017

As the weather warms up it is likely that we will be working outdoors, side-by-side with some potentially hazardous insects. Here are some samples of bothersome bugs that could result in serious health hazards. Continue reading →

Construction Zone Safety

Posted April 17, 2017

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 →

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