Entries by Hannah Lee

Wildfires

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 →

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TALK SERIES – Fatal Four – CAUGHT-IN OR -BETWEEN HAZARDS

Caught-in or -between hazards led to 72 construction worker deaths in 2016. By identifying these hazards, and understanding how they happen, we can take steps to protect ourselves. According to OSHA, Caught-In or -Between Hazards are defined as injuries resulting from a person being squeezed, caught, crushed, pinched, or compressed between two or more objects, or between parts of an object. Continue Reading →

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TALK SERIES – Fatal Four – Fall Hazards

Fall Hazards led to 384 construction worker deaths in 2016 (38.7% of construction site fatalities). By identifying these hazards, and understanding how they happen, we can take steps to protect ourselves. According to OSHA, Fall Hazards are defined as anything at your work site that couldcause you to lose your balance or lose bodily support and result in a fall. Continue Reading →

Electric Shock Drowning

Electric Shock Drowning happens more than we know about. This is only a small portion of what you need to know. Please visit the websites below for more information. Be empowered, not electrocuted! Continue Reading →