“Have Batteries At Home? Don’t Store Open Batteries In Junk Drawers” #HomeSafety

Click here for the recent Hastings, Nebraska House Fire on January 16, 2017 If you are storing loose 9 volt or AA or other batteries in a kitchen drawer or a "junk" drawer in your home, watch how you store them. Above all don't store them loose and rolling around with other metal items, like small … Continue reading “Have Batteries At Home? Don’t Store Open Batteries In Junk Drawers” #HomeSafety

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“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?”

“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