News & Views Year: 2019
Rules to Live By
You've heard extensive talk about a safety culture that promotes a safe workplace where employees take ownership of their personal safety, as well as others. You've heard about the need for safety at home, work, and play and how important it is to go home to your loved ones every day. You've heard discussions about the big 4 or focus four hazards that cause the most fatalities in the workplace. You've heard discussions stemmed from a lack of training, and the need for an employee to seek the training. Continue Reading →
Creating a Positive Safety Culture
Moving from a safety policy to a safety culture requires guidelines that are aligned with the organizational brand, mission statement, principles, and values. Continue Reading →
The Fall Back to Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time has ended. Even after getting an extra hour of sleep, ourinternal body clocks can take up to a week to acclimate to this schedule shift. Thismay result in feeling temporarily sluggish which can impact our reaction time,decision making skills, and concentration. Studies have shown that accidentsincrease around this time. By being aware of this, we can prevent incidents bystaying alert and adding a little extra focus on our tasks. Continue Reading →
Leaf The Injuries Out of It
Each year there are around 28,000 injuries related to leaf disposal!Hand tools account for over 50,000 injuries per year. More than 250,000 people fell while at heights.There are over 204 billion leaf bearing trees in the United States or around 650 trees per person. Continue Reading →
“For Safety’s Sake – Do Something!”
Everyday activities including work, play, school, shopping, travel, and just abouteverything we do involves some sort of safety risk. So how do we protect ourselvesand others from these potential injuries? Continue Reading →
October is Fire Prevention Month – Smoke Alarms
October has been designated “Fire Prevention Month” to commemorate the infamous Great Chicago Fire that occurred in October of 1871. More than 300 people died in that fire and almost one-third of Chicago burned. Continue Reading →
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