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1703, 2016

Eight Executive Habits for Safety Leadership

Building a Leadership

1) Executives must lead by example in the area of safety as well as every other aspect of ethical business. This includes, for example, the correct wearing of appropriate PPE in the workplace. One minor lapse observed by […]

1910, 2015

Investigating a Worksite Incident

accidentInvestigating a worksite incident— a fatality, injury, illness, or close call— provides employers and workers the opportunity to identify hazards in their operations and shortcomings in their safety and health programs. Most importantly, it enables employers and workers to identify and implement the corrective actions necessary […]

1809, 2015

Lawn Mower Safety Tips 

2013-07-22-11403180-300x225Lawn mower safety is of the utmost importance when kids are out and about. Children should never ride as passengers on riding mowers or be towed behind. Be aware of where kids are and keep them clear of the work area.

Source: Lawn Mower Safety Tips […]

1609, 2015

Tree Stand Safety

2cliffhospital-LUnfortunately, statistics have shown that tree stand accidents are currently the number one cause of hunter-related injury every season. In fact, it’s estimated that one out of every three deer hunters who hunt from elevated stands are likely to experience a fall at some point in […]

809, 2015

How to Keep Kids Safe as They Head Back to School

If children ride a bus to school, they should plan to get to their bus stop early and stand away from the curb while waiting for the bus to arrive. Other safety steps for students include:

  • Board the bus only after it has come to a complete stop and the driver or attendant has instructed you […]
2508, 2015

Invest in Your Own Wellness401K – Take a Walk

walking-shoesWith a pair of shoes and a road or a trail for walking or running, anyone can get active without spending a penny on a fitness class, a treadmill or a gym membership. Raising your heart rate does not have to lower the amount in your […]

1808, 2015

School Safety

stop-armsAs summer draws to a close, back-to-school season is in full effect. Remember to safely share the roads with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists, and provide children with the necessary knowledge to stay safe at school.

Source: School Safety

1108, 2015

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest? 

NOXFpk-3haQSudden cardiac arrest is the sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness. Sudden cardiac arrest usually results from an electrical disturbance in your heart that disrupts its pumping action, stopping blood flow to the rest of your body. Sudden cardiac arrest is different […]

1008, 2015

Lock-out Tag-out

lo-to-johnMany serious accidents have happened when someone thought a machine or the power to it was safely off. “Lock-out tag-out” is a way to protect yourself and others by ensuring that machines remain completely, temporarily off. Without a lock-out tag-out system there is the possibility […]

708, 2015

Be Seen Be Safe while Running 

vestandlightI love to go for a run in the morning but the hours of daylight are getting shorter. I wear a reflective vest and a flashing light to be seen and stay safe.