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How to survive a fireworks show

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Every 4th of July, we see pictures on social media of friends and family lighting off fireworks while cheering each other on. Fireworks are beautiful, but they are also dangerous. Every year, people are injured by fireworks. Some of these injuries are very serious. Here are some tips to help you stay safe at a fireworks show. Never light fireworks… Continue readingHow to survive a fireworks show

Traffic fatalities rise again in 2021

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released their estimates on fatalities due to traffic crashes for 2021, and the news is unfortunate: 201936,096 traffic fatalities 202038,680 traffic fatalities   202142,915 traffic fatalities   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHTSA estimated that vehicle miles traveled decreased by 430.2 billion miles in 2020, compared to… Continue readingTraffic fatalities rise again in 2021

Posting Your OSHA 300A Forms

A couple of reminders for those businesses required to post OSHA 300 logs every year: The OSHA 300A form needs to be posted from Feb 1st – April 30th. Injury Tracking Application | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha.gov) The OSHA 300A form needs to be submitted to OSHA online by March 2nd, 2022. Not sure if your business is subject to… Continue readingPosting Your OSHA 300A Forms

Safely Using Extension Cords

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Extension cords are a simple and effective way of getting power to hard-to-reach places. But used improperly, they pose a serious fire risk. Certain cords are made for certain jobs. Here are things to consider when purchasing an extension cord: If it’s an outdoor project, only use cords that are marked for use outdoors. Read the instructions for information of… Continue readingSafely Using Extension Cords