News & Views Month: August 2018
Back to School Driving Safety
Part of a Safety Always culture is to be safe at work, home, and play. School is starting up and we want to remind everyone about taking extra precautions while traveling. Our kids need to be kept safe also! When driving behind a bus, allow a greater following distance than if driving behind a car. This will allow for more time to stop once the signal lights start flashing. It is illegal in all 50 states to pass a school bus that is stopped to load or unload children; there are exceptions depending on how many traffic lanes. Please visit http://www.schooltrainingsolutions.com/state-laws/ to find out about lane restriction laws in your state. Continue Reading →
Wildfires can happen anywhere! Whether caused by humans or nature, wildfires can start and spread very quickly. If a wildfire started near your home or in an area you are traveling, would you know what to do? Continue Reading →
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TALK SERIES – Fatal Four – Electrical Hazards
Electrical hazards led to 82 construction worker deaths in 2016. By identifying these hazards, and understanding how they happen, we can take steps to protect ourselves. According to OSHA, Electrical Hazards can be defined as a serious hazard that exposesworkers to burns, electrocution, shock, arc flash / arc blast, fire, or explosions. Continue Reading →
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TALK SERIES – Fatal Four – Struck-By Hazards
Struck-by hazards led to 93 construction worker deaths in 2016. By identifying these hazards, and understanding how they happen, we can take steps to protect ourselves. According to OSHA, Struck-by Hazards are defined as injuries produced by forciblecontact or impact between the injured person and an object or piece of equipment. Continue Reading →
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