“Current Needs Assessment of the U.S Fire Service Report – Infographic”

With the recent release of the "Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service" report, it may be challenging to really understand and capture the needs of the U.S fire service with the massive amount of great information this report provides. To view all of the biggest takeaways from this report, make sure you take a look at our … Continue reading “Current Needs Assessment of the U.S Fire Service Report – Infographic”

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New! – “NIOSH Aerial Lift Operator Simulator Program Helps Identify Hazards!” #Safety

The NEW NIOSH Aerial Lift Hazard Recognition Simulator, which is intended to help aerial lift operators familiarize themselves with hazards they may encounter on the job is now available for download to use as a training tool at your workplace. In this instance, NIOSH uses the term “aerial lifts” to describe multiple types of lifts, including … Continue reading New! – “NIOSH Aerial Lift Operator Simulator Program Helps Identify Hazards!” #Safety

Safety Comic of the Day!

Safety Comic of the Day!

Forklift accident brings down the warehouse (UK)

This video has gone viral on the internet.  A good lesson in "what Not to do!" A Russian worker really brought down the house when he lost control of a forklift inside a warehouse full of alcohol. According to the Daily Telegraph, the driver hit a huge stack of shelves full of vodka and cognac. The … Continue reading Forklift accident brings down the warehouse (UK)

Food Safety Training: Part 2 of 6: Holding Time and Temperatures

A “MUST SEE” for all food handlers. The entire 6 video series can be viewed in less than 30 minutes Used with permission and under license of the Idaho Central Health Department.

Food Safety Training: Part 1 of 6: Introduction to Safe Food Handling

A "MUST SEE" for all food handlers. The entire 6 video series can be viewed in less than 30 minutes Used with permission and under license of the Idaho Central Health Department.

Mother, business innovator

Kerry Frank, president of Balanced IT Solutions, wants to show it’s possible to be a successful businesswoman and a mom. The mother of three launched a successful company two years ago and is a finalist in the Innovate Illinois Competition. “I want to show women they can go after their dreams,” Frank said. The 12 … Continue reading Mother, business innovator

Marvin plant retools production processes to increase safety

Any industrial job can be hazardous, but the OSHA-tabulated rate of injuries – including major and fatal injuries – to workers in glass and glass-product manufacturing are among the highest of all U.S. industries. Recent statistics show that 43 percent of such injuries typically occur while handling or transporting the glass. This makes safety a … Continue reading Marvin plant retools production processes to increase safety

Report: Most burns not due to fire

With the theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week being “Stay Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned”, data from a new NFPA report can help you arm your community with important information about their risk of burns. According to a new report issued by NFPA’s Marty Ahrens, only 13% of burn injuries that were treated at … Continue reading Report: Most burns not due to fire

WSIB – Workplace Safety Insurance Board of Canada – Workplace Safety Video #3

“Do you think these messages are too much for the average employee, or just enough attention getting to make an impact on their safety habits?” Thoughts?