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5 Ways to Celebrate National Electrical Safety Month

5 Ways to Celebrate National Electrical Safety Month

The month of May is National Electrical Safety Month, designated by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), and designed to promote electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace. The annual campaign aims to reduce the number of electrical-related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss that occur all too often. OSHA estimates there are approximately

Brewery Safety

Brewery Safety

Craft beer has become a multi-billion-dollar industry, and new breweries are being built all the time. When most people think about this industry, they only look at the end product. The brewing process, however, can actually be quite dangerous if proper care isn’t taken. Just because a brewery is a fun and exciting place to

Winter Safety on the Road and In the Workplace

Winter Safety on the Road and In the Workplace

This is the busiest time of year for travel, and also the time when our roadways are plagued with weather-related hazards. Even if you aren’t traveling this holiday season, for those of us in Northern states, winter weather makes even our routine commutes hazardous. It’s time to start thinking about winter safety. With the stress

Christmas Safety

Christmas Safety

With Christmas just around the corner, most people are thinking about family and presents. While these are certainly important parts of the holiday season, it is also important to take some time to think about safety. There are many hazards that are unique to Christmas, and failing to plan for them can make it so

Helpful or Harmful – Is Wireless Technology Truly Safe?

Helpful or Harmful – Is Wireless Technology Truly Safe?

Radios, Over-the-Air television, remote-controlled drones, blue tooth devices, WiFi devices, and of course cell phones. Whether you use wireless technology or not, you are being exposed to the wireless signals that they are emitting. While most people just accept this as normal, a growing number of people are starting to wonder if this type of

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

With Halloween coming up very soon, it is important to start thinking about how to keep yourself and your children safe during this fun (and a little scary) holiday. By following these tips, you can avoid common hazards such as burning yourself while brewing potions, casting spells, or even getting mauled by a werewolf. Whether

International Fire Code

International Fire Code

Currently adopted by 42 US states, as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, and the District of Columbia, the International Fire Code seeks to establish minimum standards for fire prevention and fire protection systems, while unifying and simplifying the numerous model fire code standards available into a single, comprehensive code. Or, in the words of the

NFPA 70E 2018 Update: What You Need To Know

NFPA 70E 2018 Update: What You Need To Know

Every three years, the National Fire Protection Association releases an update to the NFPA 70E regulations, a series of guidelines meant to protect those who work with and around electricity. 2018 is no exception, and while the majority of changes in this year’s edition involve minor sentence changes and general editorial housekeeping, there are a

Drone Safety

Drone Safety

In just the last decade, drones have gone from something of an experimental concept to something that we see all the time. They are used for recreation, military, businesses, and anything else you can think of for a wide range of different things. As more and more people and businesses find uses for drones, safety

5 Common Office Injuries That You Can Avoid

5 Common Office Injuries That You Can Avoid

Millions of people today work in an office environment, and believe that they are completely safe. While there is no doubt that the hazards of an office job are far fewer, and typically less severe, than those in many other industries, workplace safety should still be a priority. The following five office injuries impact people

Five Common Safety Blind Spots

Five Common Safety Blind Spots

Improving workplace safety is a challenging task, and one that is never ending. When done properly, however, it can help to avoid accidents and even save lives. Many businesses focus on implementing safety standards, and ensuring equipment is properly maintained to avoid safety issues. While these are both very good things to do, it can