Whether it’s lack of safety preparations or negligence, accidents can occur. Continue reading “Enforcing Safety in Different Work Environments”
According to a report recently issued by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), deaths among tree care workers in 2017 decreased by 22% when compared to the previous year, while reported incidents fell 16%. Continue reading “Reducing Tree-Care Related Worker Fatalities Down in 2017: Report”
The devastation left behind from wildfires in the United States and Canada can be truly alarming. Continue reading “Selecting the Right Personal Protective Equipment for Wildfire Cleanup”
One mass shooting is too many. Unfortunately, more than one has plagued our society in just the past few months. Continue reading “Fire EMS Active Shooter”
A first aid kit is the one items that can never be low in stock. The consequences of not being able to address an injury or life-threatening emergency immediately can be at the very least expensive, if not grave.
While clearly the employer has major responsibilities in maintaining working areas safe, in a nutshell, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) states that all employees have a stake in maintaining themselves, their coworkers and passersby safe from harm.
Firefighters are some of our everyday heroes. While most people are running away from a fire, they are the ones to face the fire and save lives, risking their own.
When selecting the right anchor point for any job, it is critical that you first understand the type of forces that an anchor is supposed to withstand according to OSHA’s requirements. The type of work that your company needs to perform will play a major factor in what type of anchor point a lanyard can connect to for optimal safety.
Summer is upon us and you may find yourself outdoors more often hiking, doing yard work, on the job, etc. Please be aware of these three plants: ivy, oak, and sumac. Ever heard the phrase “Leaves of three, let it be; berries white, take flight”? These are plants grown in wooded or marshy areas that can cause an itchy, blistering rash upon contact. Poison ivy and oak grow as vines or shrubs (poison ivy sometimes has white berries) while sumac is a shrub or tree. Sumac leaves grow in groups of 7-13 along its stems.