Author: Stacy Skinner

Stroke ~ Do You Know the Signs?

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…

Summer Heat ~ Avoiding Heat Related Illness

Summer Heat The summer heat is upon us, and record high heat, along with the humidity, can really take its toll on a person. Annually, many people succumb to the extreme heat.  These heat-related deaths and illness can and are…

Written Safety Programs – How Important Are They

Written Safety Programs Written safety programs are one of the most effective ways to communicate to your employees, at all levels, the expectations of management as it pertains to safety.  Most businesses have a business plan right?  If they do…

Client Highlight For July

July’s Client Highlight ~ Integrated Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy.  Integrated Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy, is a premier physical therapy facility in the Northern Virginia area.  They have been in business for eight years, and have offices located in Leesburg,…

July Is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Eye Injury Prevention Month July is Eye Injury Prevention Month.  Many of us have experienced some type of eye injury be it at home, work, or playing a sport.  I have seen many people, while at work and at home,…

CPR AED Training – Are You Prepared?

CPR AED Training In The Workplace Did you know that according to OSHA “…about 10,000 sudden cardiac arrests occur at work.”   Each time we hold a CPR AED training, we usually ask if anyone has had to perform CPR.…

June is National Safety Month

What Does it mean for you?   June is National Safety Month.  Hopefully you are thinking about how to be safe be it either at work or at home.  Everywhere around us, are hazards, and risks.  It’s up to us…

Heat Stress – Heat Related Illnesses

Heat Stress ~ Heat Exhaustion vs Heat Stroke Spring has sprung and we are enjoying 80-degree days in May.  With that said, we need to be aware of heat stress.  What is Heat Stress? When the body is unable to…

Local Client of the Month: Prescott Engle

This month we highlight one of Loudoun’s best, Prescott Engle of Engle, Paxson, & Hawthorne Insurance Services. Prescott is a trusted advisor to many, a musician, a delighted and devoted husband and father, and an all-around great contributor to our community.…