“Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers” – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Richie Parker, HMS Engineer -"How Do You Get Through Your Day?" - Video Courtesy of Hendrick Motorsports® ESPN® Employees in today’s workplace face many challenges. Work forces have been cut, and in many cases, workdays have been extended. Older workers are unable to retire, while younger workers are unable to find work. New technology is … Continue reading “Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers” – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

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“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”

“CPSC “Fireworks Safety”

If your state allows use of fireworks, please be safe and read what's at risk if you aren't careful. Be Safe and have a great Independance Day!

CPSC “Fireworks Safety 2014”

We have an updated version of our Fireworks Injuries infographic. The risks are the same. The only change is in the numbers.        

Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Richie Parker, HMS Engineer -"How Do You Get Through Your Day?" - Video Courtesy of Hendrick Motorsports® ESPN® Employees in today’s workplace face many challenges. Work forces have been cut, and in many cases, workdays have been extended. Older workers are unable to retire, while younger workers are unable to find work. New technology is … Continue reading Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Richie Parker, HMS Engineer -"How Do You Get Through Your Day?" - Video Courtesy of Hendrick Motorsports® ESPN® Employees in today’s workplace face many challenges. Work forces have been cut, and in many cases, workdays have been extended. Older workers are unable to retire, while younger workers are unable to find work. New technology is … Continue reading Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Download Free “Safety Photo of the Day” Screensaver – Windows PC

    "Why Lock - Out, Tag- Out is vitally important!" Download your Free "Safety Photo of the Day" screensaver at the link below or in the Box.net files to the right side of this page. This is Virus Free and for Windows OS only. Each photo and cartoon will give you and those around you … Continue reading Download Free “Safety Photo of the Day” Screensaver – Windows PC

Infographic – “Dangers On The Job”

Dangers on the job Reality TV programming allows viewers to see inside the lives of ice road truckers, ax men and ‘extreme’ fishermen. These risky jobs make for good television – and maybe, these shows allow the rest of us to experience some of the thrill of facing death on a daily basis. After all, … Continue reading Infographic – “Dangers On The Job”

Tunnel Vision: CSB Incorrectly Labeling All Hoeganaes Incidents As Combustible Dust Flash Fires

Photo Credit: U.S. Chemical Safety Board -"Large hole (approximately 3 x 7 inches) in a corroded section of piping that carried hydrogen and ran through the trench." Incorrect labeling the third Hoeganaes incident on MAY 27, 2011 as a combustible dust flash fire resulting in three fatalities. “...not just one, not just two, but three … Continue reading Tunnel Vision: CSB Incorrectly Labeling All Hoeganaes Incidents As Combustible Dust Flash Fires

Over 250,000 Served! Thank You!

We have hit and surpassed the 250,000th visit from Safety Professionals across the globe. I started this Blog 2 years ago and never dreamed it would go over so well with my fellow Safety Pro's! I started this Blog to brand myself in my job search and to post relevant information that both safety professionals … Continue reading Over 250,000 Served! Thank You!

Even in the Loss Prevention Field, Safety IS a Must! – “Retro Surveillance at the Purple Cow”

Back in the early 80’s I worked for a large retailer with limited video surveillance technology from the 70’s. I’m talking cameras with vacuum tubes in them. Box cameras that really were the size of shoebox. Invariably, they never worked. Between age, little to no maintenance, and multiple points of failure—these cameras were practically useless … Continue reading Even in the Loss Prevention Field, Safety IS a Must! – “Retro Surveillance at the Purple Cow”

ORNL Physicist Creates Smarter, Safer Smoke Detector Technology

A physicist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a new smoke alarm technology that could help save lives. The device can differentiate between nuisance smoke, like that from a burnt piece of food, and actual danger in a room. Bruce Warmack said his design is smarter, safer, and hopefully won't drive homeowners crazy by … Continue reading ORNL Physicist Creates Smarter, Safer Smoke Detector Technology

Product Alert! – DeWalt Large Angle Grinder Safety Notice & Recall – Please Share This Information at Your Workplace!

DeWalt has identified a potential safety hazard with certain large angle grinder side handles. Their concern is that under certain circumstances a small number of side handles could exhibit a condition where the handle could break causing the user to lose full control of the unit. DeWalt recommends replacing all current side handles on the … Continue reading Product Alert! – DeWalt Large Angle Grinder Safety Notice & Recall – Please Share This Information at Your Workplace!

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

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – April 5, 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 San Antonio VFD … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – April 5, 2011