103 Years Ago, March 25, 1911, 123 Young Women Working In A Factory Never Came Home. It Changed Our Country.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFJ6cQUJOsg Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - March 25, 1911 It may not seem that the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire, which happened over a century ago in New York City, would be relevant today -- but it is. It was a tragedy that opened the nation's eyes to poor working conditions in garment factories and other … Continue reading 103 Years Ago, March 25, 1911, 123 Young Women Working In A Factory Never Came Home. It Changed Our Country.

Annual “Behavior Management Techniques for Leaders” Conference – September 11th and 12th, Chicago, IL

Howard Lees - Director, Hollin Consulting Dr. Scott Geller - Internationally Known Behavioral Based Safety Expert The annual Behavior Management Techniques for Leaders will be September 11th and 12th in Chicago this year. The BMT Federation has a history of delivering engaging conferences featuring leading safety experts speaking on cutting-edge, behavioral-based strategies, and is sure leave … Continue reading Annual “Behavior Management Techniques for Leaders” Conference – September 11th and 12th, Chicago, IL

Fire Prevention Weekly Update – May 13, 2013

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus fire safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 05/13/2013 Campaigns/ Other Fire Safety Activities Fire department on mission to put smoke detectors in every home (Idaho) Fire agency offers … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – May 13, 2013

Our Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To All The Souls Lost At Sandy Hook Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut – “God Bless You All”

I didn't know your name, I never saw your face, I never got to see you smile, or get to watch you play. I never got to walk with you or watch you board the bus, I never got to kiss your head and tell you that you’re loved. I never got to know you, … Continue reading Our Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To All The Souls Lost At Sandy Hook Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut – “God Bless You All”

World Trade Center Crane Collapses; Accident Halts Construction (PHOTOS)

By Christine Thomasos , Christian Post Reporter February 16, 2012|10:21 am (Photo: The Christian Post/ Scott Liu) A crane cabling snapped causing a serious accident at the World Trade Center construction site at about 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. No casualties were immediately reported. The cord attached to a crane hoisting a pile of … Continue reading World Trade Center Crane Collapses; Accident Halts Construction (PHOTOS)

OSHA QuickTakes – October 17, 2011

October 17, 2011 · Volume 10, Issue 20 A twice monthly e-news product with information about workplace safety and health. In this issue OSHA to host stakeholder conversation on occupational hearing loss Michaels testifies before Congress about OSHA's success protecting America's workers and businesses Farmer cooperative reaches $550,000 settlement with OSHA to improve grain bin … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – October 17, 2011

Documents Show Feds Downplayed Ground Zero Health Risks After 9/11/2011

Anthony DePalma ProPublica In the dark and uncertain days after Sept. 11, 2001, the sight of thousands of shaken New Yorkers returning to their apartments, offices and schools in Lower Manhattan seemed to signal a larger return to normalcy. Now new documents have emerged showing that federal officials in Washington and New York went further … Continue reading Documents Show Feds Downplayed Ground Zero Health Risks After 9/11/2011

Ten Years On, Sick Ground Zero Workers Still Without Proper Care

By Michelle Chen - Blogger, Colorlines and In These Times This weekend, the public will mourn a site of loss, recasting the painful memories and haunting fears that still hover over the aftermath at ground zero. But the people who worked and breathed that tragedy in the days and months following September 11 won't be … Continue reading Ten Years On, Sick Ground Zero Workers Still Without Proper Care

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 8, 2011

Selected Fire Prevention related articles appearing in the past week from scores of e-sources in the news media. Updated each Monday morning.   Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety CO Detectors Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Other Fire Safety News Saves International News   Campaigns/ Fire Prevention Efforts The … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 8, 2011

Chevrolet, OnStar and NFPA host Electric Vehicle Safety Training for Detroit’s First Responders

  DETROIT – Chevrolet and OnStar, in a joint effort with The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), selected Detroit to be the final city in a nationwide training tour for first responders preparing to deal with emergency situations involving electric vehicles, like the Chevrolet Volt. To date, more than 1,600 fire and emergency service leaders and … Continue reading Chevrolet, OnStar and NFPA host Electric Vehicle Safety Training for Detroit’s First Responders