“House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt, AA Batteries In Junk Drawers & Other Places Rising”

* If You Know of a Fire Incident in Your Town Caused by 9 Volt, AA or AAA Battery Storage in a Home, Please Note it in the comments Section of this Post! Thank You! Click here for the recent Hastings, Nebraska House Fire on January 16, 2017 If you are storing loose 9 volt … Continue reading “House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt, AA Batteries In Junk Drawers & Other Places Rising”

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KCTV5 Exposes The 9-Volt Battery Fire Danger

GRANDVIEW, MO (KCTV) - For the past week, one particular video has been lighting up social media, warning of improperly stored 9-volt batteries sparking devastating house fires. The clip, first posted on the website kidsandcharacter.com, recounts how a battery fire destroyed the home of Fort Collins, CO, resident Dave Miller. It begins with the dramatic … Continue reading KCTV5 Exposes The 9-Volt Battery Fire Danger

Red Wing Shoes Recalls 105,000 Pairs Of Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard

Name of product: Steel toe work boots Hazard: The steel toe cap in the boots could fail to protect the wearer’s feet in an impact. Units About 105,000 pairs in the United States and 9,000 in Canada Description This recall involves 45 styles of Red Wing men’s steel toe work boots in sizes 11 to … Continue reading Red Wing Shoes Recalls 105,000 Pairs Of Steel Toe Work Boots Due to Impact Hazard

New Safety Product! – “TruTouch Alcohol Detection & Deterrent System

Watch the video above that features the CEO of Coca Cola Bottling Co, of Santa Fe, NM discussing his company’s adoption of TruTouch.  You will find that TruTouch resolved some really important issues and contributed to a much safer workplace.     The webpage for TruTouch is http://www.tttinc.com.   TruTouch Technologies is commercializing a novel, optically based, … Continue reading New Safety Product! – “TruTouch Alcohol Detection & Deterrent System

Off Topic Fun – “Humorous Accident Report”

The Accident Report! I am writing in response to your request for “additional information.” In block number 30 of the accident report form, I put “poor planning” as the cause for my accident. You said in your last letter that I should explain more fully. I trust that the following detail will be sufficient. I … Continue reading Off Topic Fun – “Humorous Accident Report”

State Fire Marshal Warns of 9 Volt Battery Danger – The “Junk Drawer” Problem Continues to Grow!

  A June 2013 fire in New Hampshire sparked by a 9 volt battery in a junk drawer has fire safety officials warning of how to properly store them. The resident had just cleaned and organized a junk drawer in her kitchen and the fire was started by storing the 9 volt battery in the … Continue reading State Fire Marshal Warns of 9 Volt Battery Danger – The “Junk Drawer” Problem Continues to Grow!

Send Halloween to America’s Heroes

  09/17/12 What do you do after Halloween has come and gone, the costumes are put away, the kids have come down from their sugar high, and the jack-o-lantern is starting to wilt... and there are still pounds and pounds of candy all over the place? What do you do when the after-Halloween candy sales … Continue reading Send Halloween to America’s Heroes

OSHA Hand & Power Tool Safety Tips

No matter your language, this is certainly a bad example of hand tool safety! Construction Safety and Health Outreach Program U.S. Department of Labor OSHA Office of Training and Education HAZARD RECOGNITION Tools are such a common part of our lives that it is difficult to remember that they may pose hazards. All tools are … Continue reading OSHA Hand & Power Tool Safety Tips

Toolbox Talks Resource – Great Topics & Information

Toolbox Talks General General safety toolbox topics. Behavioral Safety Toolbox topics on behavioral safety. Disease Prevention Toolbox talks related to disease prevention Electrical Hazards Toolbox topics associated with electrical hazards Ergonomics Ergonomic toolbox topics Fatigue Fatigue, shiftwork and related toolbox topics Fire Fire associated toolbox topics Forklifts Forklift and other powered industrial truck related toolbox … Continue reading Toolbox Talks Resource – Great Topics & Information

Build-A-Bear Recalls 300,000 Colorful Hearts Teddy Bears Due to Choking Hazard in the US & Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 23, 2011 Release #12-068 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 236-5683 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following … Continue reading Build-A-Bear Recalls 300,000 Colorful Hearts Teddy Bears Due to Choking Hazard in the US & Canada

Fire Truck With 10,000 Christmas Lights!! Awesome Display!

Fire Truck With 10,000 Christmas Lights!! Awesome Display! Gotta Love This!! 🙂

Firefighter Safety – The Importance of Seatbelt Use

International Seat Belt Pledge “I pledge to wear my seat belt whenever I am riding in a Fire Department vehicle. I further pledge to insure that all my brother and sister firefighters riding with me wear their seat belts. I am making this pledge willingly; to honor Brian Hunton my brother firefighter because wearing seat … Continue reading Firefighter Safety – The Importance of Seatbelt Use

House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt Batteries In Junk Drawers Rising

* If You Know of  a Fire Incident in Your Town Caused by 9 Volt, AA or AAA Battery Storage in a Home, Please Note it in the comments Section of this Post! Thank You! If you are storing loose 9 volt or AA or other batteries in a kitchen drawer or a "junk" drawer … Continue reading House Fires Caused By Storage of 9 Volt Batteries In Junk Drawers Rising

Understanding NFPA 70E and Arc Flash Hazards – Free Live Webinar Thursday, November 11, 2010 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT

Free Live Webinar Thursday, November 11, 2010 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT An EHS Today Webinar Presented By: Understanding NFPA 70E and Arc Flash Hazards Register now for this free live webinar Working around electricity can be the most dangerous part of any job, and the effects of not performing the job safely can be … Continue reading Understanding NFPA 70E and Arc Flash Hazards – Free Live Webinar Thursday, November 11, 2010 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT