Posted: Jan 10According to the National Safety Council, one out of four vehicle accidents can be blamed on poor backing techniques. Backing accidents cause 500 deaths and 15,000 injuries per year. The use of safe vehicle backing tips by employers and employees can help prevent accidents while on and off the job.
Posted: Dec 2, 2016Frostbite and hypothermia are cold-related emergencies that may quickly become life or limb
threatening. Be aware of the wind chill. Dress appropriately and avoid staying in the cold too long.
Posted: Nov 10, 2016The three-point technique is a simple and effective way to minimize the risk of falling. Use this technique if you are entering the cab of a forklift, climbing onto the bed of a truck or climbing into/onto any other piece of equipment.
Posted: Oct 3, 2016Each year, between 5% and 20% of Americans get the flu and miss a staggering 70 million work days as a result. The indirect cost is between $3 billion to $12 billion a year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the flu spray is not effective and urges the shot instead.
Posted: Sep 30, 2016The Local Roadway Snow and Ice Control Training will cover the critical
aspects required to efficiently conduct winter motor grader operations on local roads.
Posted: Sep 14, 2016Every 33 seconds, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Use this toolkit for information and ideas on how to generate awareness about child car safety in your community during Child Passenger Safety Week, National Seat Check Saturday, and throughout the year.