Protecting Workers From Heat Stress

Exposure to heat can cause illness and death. The most serious heat illness is heat stroke. Other heat illnesses, such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat rash, should be avoided. There are precautions you should take any time temperatures are high and the job or activity involves physical work. Continue Reading →

Work Zone Traffic Safety

The Statistics In 2009, 667 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes in highway work zones and more than 30,000 were injured. About 85 percent of those killed in work zones are drivers and their passengers. Distracted driving causes 25% of all traffic accidents. Continue Reading →

Are YOU a Safety Champion?

Being a Safety Champion is everyone’s responsibility! Each person is responsible to make hundreds of decisions necessary to function every day, and to acquire the knowledge to make the safest choices possible. By doing so, each one of us can become a Safety Champion. Continue Reading →

Gloves Go Hand in Hand with Safety

Can you imagine what it would be like to lose the use of one or both of your hands because of an injury? Our hands and wrists have 27 muscles and 27 bones that allow us the flexibility and strength to be able to perform tasks. Even a minor hand or finger injury will remind us how important it is to have the full use of our hands. Continue Reading →