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 →

Carbon Monoxide – the Silent Killer

Each year, Carbon Monoxide (CO) kills more than 400 people, hospitalizes almost 5,000 people, and is responsible for more than 20,000 hospital visits. Everyone is at risk of CO poisoning in both the home and the workplace. Continue Reading →

Fire Protection Month

October is National Fire Awareness Month. A time when we all should be aware of ways to respond during a fire hazard. Continue Reading →

Leaf the Injuries Out of It

The fall season often involves house and yardwork. Here are ways to be safe and get the jobs done! Continue Reading →

Working Alone Safely

Often, employees are found working alone in offices, plants, and on sites. This is due to assignment, time of the task, location, and even the type of task being performed. Working alone should not mean that you are exposed to additional risk but on the contrary, should mean that your work is safer. When working alone, employees must be in tune and on upoint to what is happening around them. The burden of safety is on the lone worker and should trigger a heightened awareness of safety. Continue Reading →

Proper Work Station Adjustments for Home and Office

Poor posture and equipment placement can negatively impact your health. There is no single “correct” posture or arrangement of office components that will fit everyone. Setting up your workstation properly will help prevent injuries and the potential for strains, sprains, or pains. Continue Reading →