Prevent Heat Stress

Prevent Heat Stress The term “heat stress” refers to a group of heat-related illnesses that include heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke, which can be fatal.   The following precautions can be taken to prevent heat-related illnesses: Never leave … Continued

Your Safety Attitude

Your Safety Attitude A good attitude toward safety is key to preventing unnecessary incidents and injuries. Your attitude affects your safety and the safety of everyone around you, whether you are at work or at home. WHAT IS A GOOD … Continued

Sports Safety Tips

Sports Safety Tips   Playing sports is a great way to have fun and stay in shape. Whatever sport is yours, be sure to play it safely, so you can stay in the game and off the sidelines.   Warm … Continued

Exercise with Care

Exercise with Care Exercise is a major element in every fitness plan. However; it is important that you exercise safely if you want to reap the benefits of any active workout. Check with your doctor before starting any exercise program. … Continued

Step Ladder Safety

Step Ladder Safety   Most of us use step ladders from time to time at our worksites, in the office, or at home. Applying the following safe practices and a little common sense while using step ladders will help you … Continued

Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming Pool Safety Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-4? If you have a pool in your yard, protect your children (and those in your neighborhood) by observing the following … Continued

Poison Prevention

Poison Prevention A poison is any substance that can cause harmful effects in the body. Millions of people are unintentionally poisoned every year, and children under the age of six are at the greatest risk.   Poison Proof Your Homeā€¦. … Continued

Drive Safely

Drive Safely   More than six million motor vehicle crashes occur in the United States each year. They are the leading cause of death for individuals ages 2-34, and the leading cause of acquired disability nationwide. Utilizing the following safe … Continued

Save Your Back

Save your Back   After the common cold, lower-back problems are the most common cause of lost work time and compensation in adult under the age of 45. Such pain results in $1.26 billion in compensation and medical costs each … Continued

Hand Tool Safety

Hand Tool Safety Almost everyone uses hand tools at work and at home. As harmless as many may seem, it is estimated that about 8 percent of industrial accidents involve unsafe use of hand tools (booth manual and power). Following … Continued