Thanksgiving Dinner Safety


Thanksgiving would not be the same without friends, family and a large meal. Here are some tips to keep everyone safe during this special day.

-Never thaw a turkey at room temperature because this promotes the growth of dangerous bacteria. The safest way to thaw a turkey is to thaw it in the refrigerator. You should do this with the turkey still in its’ own unopened wrapper breast... Read More...

What is a Confined Space?

Confined Space

A confined space does not necessarily mean a small, enclosed space. It could be rather large, such as a ship's hold, a fuel tank or a pit.

One of the first defining features of a confined space is it's large enough to allow an employee to enter and perform work. The second defining feature is it has limited means of entry or exit. Entry may be obtained through small or large openings... Read More...

Man Killed After Being Pinned Between Tractor and Trailer


Loading Dock Accident Causes Fatality - The News-Times, Hartford City, IN

A 34 year old employee of International Paper, 717 N. 200 West Hartford City, was killed in an accident on a loading dock Monday morning Nov. 12. The name of the employee has not yet been released, pending notification of family members.

According to Hartford City Police Deputy Chief Greg Bonewit, a truck... Read More...

Halloween Safety for Motorists


This week many will celebrate Halloween where young children dress up in costumes to go from door to door throughout the neighborhood getting treats and candy from neighbors. It is all in fun, but fun can turn to tragedy very quickly as the dark streets are flocked with young children. Motorists have to take special precautions during this time to protect your children, grandchildren,... Read More...

Electric Substation PPE

Electrical Hazards

Personal protective equipment is a very important part of substation safety. All personnel in electric substations shall wear protective clothing, including hard hats, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, and flame retardant clothing. The type of fflame retardant colthing that will be required will be determined by the most current version of arc flash analysis. Personal protective equipment may... Read More...

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