When Disaster Strikes Will YOU Be Ready?

Every year, thousands of people are impacted by severe weather and natural disasters, such as earthquakes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods, hurricanes, and ice or snow storms. We can’t control when or where disaster will strike, however, we can be prepared by knowing what to do before, during, and after a severe weather event. Continue Reading →

Sun Safety Tips

It is natural to want to be outdoors, especially in the sun, but it all comes at a cost. The #1 cause of skin cancer is exposure to Ultraviolent or UV rays. Aside from cancer, too much exposure to UV can cause sunburn, eye damage, and premature wrinkles. So what can you do to protect yourself? Wear sunscreen with a high Sun Protection Factor or SPF, wear a hat that covers your face, ears, and neck, use sunglasses that offer protection from UV light, wear UV block or SPF clothing, but the best option is to limit the time outside during the greatest exposure to UV and that is between 10am and 4pm. Continue Reading →

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 →