Tips for Avoiding Heat Exposure

The season is upon us (at least in the northern hemisphere) so safety talks are once again turning to the dangers of too much heat exposure.  In addition to the obvious risks (such as heat rash, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke) it’s important to know that “heat-related illness is also linked to injuries from falls, […]

Winter Weather Tips from OSHA

“Winter storms create a variety of hazards and can have lingering impacts on everyday tasks and work activities.  According to the National Weather Service, about 70 percent of injuries during winter storms result from vehicle accidents, and about 25 percent of injuries result from being caught out in the storm.  Learning about how to prepare […]

Safety Officers Offer Cold Weather Tips

“Despite an unseasonably mild winter for much of the United States, military safety officials offer a reminder that Old Man Winter still has two months to go as they underscore the importance of winter safety for service members and their families.” So says a recent article by Terri Moon Cronk recently released on the U.S. […]