News & Views Month: March 2021
Anxiety and Depression Got You Down?
It is important to find treatment strategies to help you with that feeling of your heart beating faster in response to a stressful situation. Or when your palms get sweaty when you’re confronted with an overwhelming task. That’s anxiety — our body’s natural response to stress. Everyone has different triggers, and identifying them is one of the most important steps to coping and managing anxiety attacks. Continue Reading →
Chemical Exposure: Safety Shower & Eyewash Station
Ten seconds. That’s about the same amount of time that it takes to tie your shoelaces or to fold a t-shirt. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), that’s also the longest it should take anyone to reach a safety shower or eyewash station if they are splashed with a hazardous chemical. Continue Reading →
March Madness / Spring Training – Team Playing
What do March Madness / Spring Training / Safety have in common? Stop and think about your favorite winning sports team. How do they do it? Do they have a superstar that will always carry the team? Sometimes, but not likely! Continue Reading →
Daylight Saving Time – When Does the Time Change?
Ready to spring forward? Daylight Saving Time 2021 will begin for most of the U.S. on Sunday, March 14, at 2:00 a.m. Nowadays, with our cell phones, computers, and electronics changing their time automatically, it can be easy to forget the opportunity to perform important annual upkeep in your home. To keep your family and home safe, as well as prepared, make time for this short safety checklist. Continue Reading →
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
After all the engineering and administrative controls have been exhausted, PPE is left to be the last line of defense against injuries. PPE is anything that an employee wears to minimize workplace safety risks. It is designed to help protect employees from hazards that cannot be eliminated by other means. If utilized correctly, it can protect against hazards such as flying particles, noise, chemicals, sharp objects, or falling objects, just to name a few. Choosing the correct PPE and wearing it properly can go a long way towards preventing injury to yourself and to others. Continue Reading →
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