Safe and Sound Holiday

Labor Day 2020 is Monday, September 7th. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day weekend also symbolizes the end of summer and the start of the back-to-school season for many Americans and is celebrated with parties, parades, picnics, barbecues, fireworks displays, and other public gatherings.No matter where you are celebrating, help make this holiday safer for everyone by following these safety tips. Continue Reading →

Rationalizing Unsafe Choices

Deciding to follow every single safety rule or procedure does not come natural to us. We constantly have to work towards making the right decisions every single day. Many times individuals find ways to rationalize not working safely. It is important for each employee to recognize this error trap and address it when it arises. Continue Reading →

Hand Sanitizer Safety

Hand sanitizer is a great alternative to soap, however recently some have been found to be dangerous. According to the FDA “Methanol is not an acceptable active ingredient for hand sanitizers and must not be used due to its toxic effects. Continue Reading →

How to Protect Yourself from COVID

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country, it is important to take additional precautions to help protect yourself, family, and the local community. Even if you are considered low risk according to the CDC, it’s important to be cognizant of the effects that this virus may have on individuals who are considered high risk by the CDC. Many people do not believe in the risk, use of masks, or even the virus itself but we need to follow the local, state, and federal guidelines. It is imperative that we all do our part to avoid further spreading of the virus, it is the right thing to do. Continue Reading →

Correctly Wearing Your Mask / Face Covering

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has suggested that people wear face coverings in public settings, where other physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain. In some states and cities, masks are mandatory in public. The primary role of face coverings is to reduce the release of infectious particles into the air when an infected person speaks, coughs, or sneezes. Face coverings are not a substitute for physical distancing, frequent hand washing, and other everyday preventive actions. As there is a resurgence of COVID cases, we must take every precaution to protect not just ourselves but others, by simply wearing masks and social distancing. Do your part for Safety Always! Continue Reading →