Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

Each year, hundreds of people suffer maiming or amputations of their fingers or hands due to the improper handling of snowblowers. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand would like to provide you with patient information to help you avoid these injuries during the winter season. Injury Profile Average age: 44 years Sex: Male … Continue reading Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

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“N95 Day” – 9/5/2014 – National Awareness Day Highlights Importance of Respirators

On September 5 th the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will celebrate “N95 Day,” a national health awareness day focused on increasing workers’ knowledge of on-the-job respiratory safety and protection. NIOSH estimates that every day over 20 million workers, in dozens of industries, are exposed to airborne health risks. The theme for … Continue reading “N95 Day” – 9/5/2014 – National Awareness Day Highlights Importance of Respirators

These People Whip Out Their Phones In A Movie Theater. They Never Saw It Coming!

Here at EHS Safety News, we love stories that make a powerful point. This is just that. In less than 2 minutes, these movie goers will get an unexpected surprise. People really need to learn the true consequences of this message. How do you think you would have reacted to this? Comment below!

Man Confirmed Dead In Grain Bin Accident In Genoa, Illinois – May 5, 2014 – [Raw Video]

  Emergency crews pulled the body of a 73-year-old man from a grain bin on an Illinois farm Monday afternoon after a frantic rescue effort. Around 1 p.m., authorities had begun emptying the grain bin at Madey Farms in Genoa after reports that a man may be stuck inside. Several hours later, crews removed the … Continue reading Man Confirmed Dead In Grain Bin Accident In Genoa, Illinois – May 5, 2014 – [Raw Video]

Off Topic Fun: “Husband Sees Wife After Surgery…..Again”

Anesthesia Can Do Funny Things! 🙂 Please support us by helping to bring these children home: http://www.gofundme.com/mortensenfami... Our Story: http://mortensenadopt.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JasonMortensen To see some of our interviews, photo's and things we are passionate about, check out our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jason-... In response to all of the questions: I had a hernia repair to fix residual … Continue reading Off Topic Fun: “Husband Sees Wife After Surgery…..Again”

NHTSA “Plan Ahead This Holiday Season—Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving‏”

The holidays are a time to celebrate with friends and family. But it’s also a time to make sure you are keeping safe the ones you love. Whether you’re at a family holiday gathering, a New Year’s Eve bash, or driving around with your little ones, many of our social plans will involve driving.According to … Continue reading NHTSA “Plan Ahead This Holiday Season—Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving‏”

Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

Each year, hundreds of people suffer maiming or amputations of their fingers or hands due to the improper handling of snowblowers. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand would like to provide you with patient information to help you avoid these injuries during the winter season. Injury Profile Average age: 44 years Sex: Male … Continue reading Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

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

OSHA QuickTakes – November 5, 2013

In this issue New educational resources released to better protect workers from exposures to hazardous chemicals Comment period on proposed silica rule extended to provide additional time for public input West, Texas, fertilizer company cited following deadly ammonium nitrate explosion Wyoming OSHA cites Sinclair Refinery for $707,000 in proposed fines for 22 violations OSHA orders … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – November 5, 2013

OSHA QuickTakes – September 16, 2013

#Silica #StopFalls #OilAndGas In this issue Notice of proposed rulemaking for respirable silica published in Federal Register OSHA awards $10.1 million in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants to 70 organizations Adams Thermal Systems to pay $1.34 million in wake of OSHA citations, criminal penalties in 2011 death of worker OSHA orders MGM Resorts … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – September 16, 2013

A Somber Spring Day In Boston

We are releasing to the general public the feed archives from Boston's Public Safety response to the terrorist attack on the Boston marathon. Here they are below. Please note the terms of reuse listed at the bottom of this message: Boston Police, Fire and EMS Audio Archives - this feed primarily has Boston PD 2:47 … Continue reading A Somber Spring Day In Boston

CSB to Hold Public Meeting in Louisville, KY to Release Final Report into the Fatal 2011 Fire and Explosion at Carbide Industries

Washington, DC, February 5, 2013 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announced that it will hold a public meeting on Thursday, February 7, 2013, to present the findings from its investigation into the March 21, 2011, fire and explosion that occurred at the Carbide Industries facility located in Louisville, KY.  The … Continue reading CSB to Hold Public Meeting in Louisville, KY to Release Final Report into the Fatal 2011 Fire and Explosion at Carbide Industries

Study Indicates U.S. Drug Recalls Common But Not Well-Publicized

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recalls potentially harmful drugs about once every month but could do a better job of letting doctors and patients know about them, according to a study released on Monday. Over an eight-year span, researchers found that the FDA failed to send notifications for one in five of the most … Continue reading Study Indicates U.S. Drug Recalls Common But Not Well-Publicized

Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

Each year, hundreds of people suffer maiming or amputations of their fingers or hands due to the improper handling of snowblowers. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand would like to provide you with patient information to help you avoid these injuries during the winter season. Injury Profile Average age: 44 years Sex: Male … Continue reading Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

Off Topic Fun! – Gotta Love a Sports Fan! Especially this One in Boston!! :-)

Doesn't matter the city, sports fans are a fun and funny bunch! 😉

Google, NASA Release Satellite Images of Japan Disaster

Both Google and NASA are releasing satellite images depicting the devastation last week's earthquake and tsunami caused in Japan. Google teamed up with GeoEye, a satellite imagery company, to make images of the affected area available for people to view in Google Earth or Google Maps. Before-and-after images of earthquake damage in Japan show the … Continue reading Google, NASA Release Satellite Images of Japan Disaster