Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Sudden Retirement: A Lesson on the Value of Workplace Safety @TVanceLawyer

MAY 2, 2017 BY TRAVIS VANCE Dale Earnhardt, Jr. shocked the racing world last week when he abruptly announced his retirement from NASCAR at the end of the 2017 season. “Dale Jr.,” is in the prime of his career and a 26-time race winner on NASCAR’s top circuit, including 2 Daytona 500 victories. Many drivers … Continue reading Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Sudden Retirement: A Lesson on the Value of Workplace Safety @TVanceLawyer

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7 Driving Hacks Every Driver Needs to Know

Great Auto Safety Information!

Just Jenn

These are seven driving hacks that, by the looks of local parking lots and trucks at the bottom of Lake Winnebago, every driver on the road today definitely needs!

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“Samsung ‘Safety Truck’ Makes It Easier For Drivers To See The Road Ahead Before Trying To Pass”

It’s as simple as that: a wireless camera attached to the front of the truck, films the oncoming traffic, and sends the image to a video wall made out of four exterior monitors located on the back. This way, the driver stuck behind the vehicle can have a better understanding of whether is safe to … Continue reading “Samsung ‘Safety Truck’ Makes It Easier For Drivers To See The Road Ahead Before Trying To Pass”

OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

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 … Continue reading OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

These People Whip Out Their Phones In A Movie Theater. They Never Saw It Coming! (Re-Posted Due to High Demand)

Here at EHS Safety News, we love stories that make a powerful point. This is just that. In less than 2 minutes, these movie goers will get an unexpected surprise. People really need to learn the true consequences of this message. How do you think you would have reacted to this? Comment below!

These People Whip Out Their Phones In A Movie Theater. They Never Saw It Coming!

Here at EHS Safety News, we love stories that make a powerful point. This is just that. In less than 2 minutes, these movie goers will get an unexpected surprise. People really need to learn the true consequences of this message. How do you think you would have reacted to this? Comment below!

Employees Driving In Illinois? What Employers Need to Know

James L. Curtis, Erin Dougherty Foley, and Craig B. Simonsen Effective January 1, 2014, the Illinois Vehicle Code, at 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2, was amended to prohibit driving while using an electronic communication device, including hand-held wireless telephones, hand-held personal digital assistants, or portable or mobile computers. The amendment provides for exceptions including the use of … Continue reading Employees Driving In Illinois? What Employers Need to Know

OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

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 … Continue reading OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

New Safety Products: “Lit Safety Vests and Signs‏”

 We are a new Colorado Company looking to make the work place safe for our construction, police and other safety workers. We have been on Channel 9's Gadget segment with Greg Moss. Please take a look at our videos.We can put your logo on the back or the front of the vest.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMAxW7DEzCEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vUvTz74hbEWe can save your … Continue reading New Safety Products: “Lit Safety Vests and Signs‏”

Top 10 List Of The Most Deadliest Driving Distractions

Of the more than 65,000 people killed in car crashes over the past two years, one in 10 were in crashes where at least one of the drivers was distracted. That’s according to police report data analyzed by Erie Insurance in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), a nationwide census of fatal motor vehicle traffic … Continue reading Top 10 List Of The Most Deadliest Driving Distractions

Safe Driving Tips for This Holiday Season

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for travel as people are leaving town to visit with family and friends.  Automobile travel is always a popular choice as it is generally more affordable than other transportation and allows your schedule to be more flexible. Even if you are planning to … Continue reading Safe Driving Tips for This Holiday Season

How NOT to Repair Your Car! How Many Things Can You See Wrong Here?

  Doing your own auto repair work can save you money, but it can also be dirty, dangerous work. The following tips are provided to help you avoid the dangers of auto repair so you don't injure yourself or someone else. Most of these tips are common sense warnings, but there may be some things … Continue reading How NOT to Repair Your Car! How Many Things Can You See Wrong Here?

NFPA Journal: NHSTA Electric Vehicle Guidelines

    Elemental Questions As lithium-ion battery use increases, so do the concerns related to the fire-safety hazards of these devices. Through a series of research efforts and partnerships, NFPA is analyzing storage and safety issues surrounding the power source fueling hundreds of millions of devices — from iPhones to electric vehicles — worldwide. NFPA … Continue reading NFPA Journal: NHSTA Electric Vehicle Guidelines

New OSHA Commercial Service Charts on Tire Industry Association Website

The Tire Industry Association has posted the newly released charts from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on its website. Commercial truck tire service providers are required by 29 CFR 1910.177 to have a copy of these charts in every service area, which includes mobile service trucks. Previously a two-chart set, OSHA added a third … Continue reading New OSHA Commercial Service Charts on Tire Industry Association Website

New Crackdown Proposed in Chicago To Curb Teens Who Text While Driving

"Please Watch This Video With Your Kids / Teens" Cell phones sold in Chicago after Jan. 1, 2012 would have to be equipped with a special feature that allows parents to block kids from texting while driving, under a crackdown proposed Wednesday by the City Council’s most powerful alderman. Ald. Edward M. Burke (14th) proposed … Continue reading New Crackdown Proposed in Chicago To Curb Teens Who Text While Driving