Author: Stacy Skinner

Thanksgiving Safety

TIPS FOR THANKSGIVING SAFETY  Written by Douglas P. Skinner MPA NRP NCEE   If you are cooking for a big gathering at your home or traveling to a holiday family reunion, or out for dinner, remember to make safety a…

Portable Heaters and Fire Safety

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Winter Brings Out Portable Heaters  Written by Douglas Skinner; MPA, NRP, NCEE It is that time of the year again, that the temperatures start to fall, and the weather turns cold and families and businesses start to use multiple types…

Time Change and Safety Risks.

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Risks During The Time Change – Daylight Savings to Standard Time Written by:  Douglas Skinner, MPA, NRP, NCEE Changing the clocks does not create extra daylight or an increase in darkness, but it shifts the time the sun rises and sets.…

Independent Safety Consultants

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Why should your Company use Independent Safety Consultants! Written by Douglas P. Skinner, MPA, NRP It should be your goal to achieve a safe working environment, to assure your company is compliant with OSHA and national best practice safety standards. …

Portable Heater Fire Safety

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Staying Vigilant In The Winter Months  Written by Douglas P. Skinner  MPA, NRP, NCEE,  It is that time of the year again.  Temperatures start to fall, and the weather turns cold and families and businesses start to use multiple types of…

Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is becoming more apparent in the US. About nine people are killed every single day. In addition, there are over 1,000 injuries each day because of distractions while driving.   What are some types of distractions drivers face?…

Forklifts: Safety and Training

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Forklift Safety You see them in every big home improvement store, job site and warehouse. Yes, we are talking about forklifts. This common piece of machinery may look easy to handle, but the fact is, it can very dangerous and…

Distracted Driving Remember: You Drive, You Text, You Pay.

Distracted Driving Author: Douglas P. Skinner, MPA, NRP, NCEE, LPI What is distracted driving?  It is driving when your attention is diverted from the driving activity.  The distracted driving can be talking, texting, using the phone, eating, drinking, adjusting the…

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

I Am A Stroke Survivor According to the American Stoke Association, about 795,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke.  That means, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds.  Stroke kills nearly 129,000 people a year.  It…

Smoke Alarms & Daylight Savings

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Spring Forward Change the Batteries in the Smoke Alarms March 13, 2016 at 2 a.m. will begin Daylight Savings Time, and we will spring forward one hour for the purpose of making better use of daylight.     For many of us…