Propane Grill Safety

Seasonal

Barbecue grill fires and domestic propane tank explosions are a major source of personal injury in the United States each year. According to recent statistics from the U.S. Fire Administration, a division of FEMA, some 6,500 barbecue grill fires injure Americans accounting for property loss of over $27 million annually. Nearly a third of these gas grill fires occur in the backyard on a patio... Read More...

Computer Eye Strain

Office

Today we’ll talk about a growing problem around the world as technology enters our lives at work and at home . . . eye strain.

As more people use computers in the workplace and home, complaints of eye fatigue, difficulty focusing and discomfort have become commonplace.

Computer video display terminals don't damage vision, but you might still experience eyestrain. Fortunately,... Read More...

National Poison Prevention Week

Seasonal

This week is National Poison Prevention Week (3rd wk in March). Each year, approximately 2.4 million people – more than half under age 6 – swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance. Children account for half of the poison emergency calls to poison centers. Those who care for children must always be watchful when household chemicals or medicines are being used. Poisonings often occur... Read More...

Scaffolding??

Photographs

Is this the 3:1 rule?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overconfidence

Behavioral Safety

It's good you feel confident about your job. You take pride in your ability to do your work quickly and well. However, there is such a thing as overconfidence - when you forget about the hazards and fail to use safe work practices.

No matter how long you have been on the job and no matter how skilled you are, you must remember the basic safety precautions. Don't get complacent!

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