Category: Safety and Health

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. …

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…

Stroke, a personal story of Life and Death.

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.  Nearly 2 million brain cells die each minute a stroke goes untreated (ASA, 2017). …

Help Stop Distracted Driving.

Distracted driving accounts for over 3,500 people killed each year and over 391,000 injured. These numbers are increasing each year based on a culture that wants its cell phones, computers in vehicles, fast pace life styles and need to do…

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…

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…

Spring Forward and Smoke Alarm Batteries

Changing Your Clock…Change The Smoke Alarm Batteries Spring Forward ~ it is Day Light Savings Time.  For many of us it is a great time of the year.  The day light will be getting longer, which means more time to…