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  • Posted: Jan 10
    According 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, 2016
    Frostbite 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, 2016
    The 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, 2016
    Each 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, 2016
    The 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, 2016
    Every 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.
  • Posted: Sep 1, 2016
    Join us for this informative webinar September 14 from 11:00 AM to Noon CT. Patrick Ibarra of the Mejorando Group will be presenting. Registration deadline is September 8.
  • Posted: Sep 1, 2016
    Forklifts are excellent labor saving devices. They save time and reduce the likelihood of injury associated with manual material handling activities. However, forklifts can become very dangerous if operated by a reckless or untrained operator. All operators should receive safety training prior to being allowed to operate a forklift.
  • Posted: Aug 31, 2016
    NDLTAP has partnered with TrueNorth Steel to develop a workshop to help county, township and small community personnel learn what it takes to design, install and maintain culverts. The local roads corrugated metal pipe (CMP) workshop will be held September 20, 2016 at Morton County Highway Department and September 27, 2016 at Lake Region State College.
  • Posted: Aug 31, 2016
    UGPTI will hold a series of meetings during September to gather input on the draft report, “Assessment of ND County and Local Road Needs, 2017-2036.” UGPTI will review comments and make necessary edits before reporting to the Legislative Budget Section and the Interim Transportation Committee.
  • Posted: Aug 8, 2016
    Injuries in the workplace nationwide number approximately three million every year. This amounts to roughly 8,000 injuries per day, 350 per hour, or six injuries per minute. Workplace injuries cause pain, wage loss, inconvenience, and time off from work.
  • Posted: Jun 29, 2016
    The 4th of July is a great time to celebrate our nation’s independence. However according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission it can also be a time of great concern relating to injury.
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