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Venomous Snakes – Preventing and Treating Injuries

- August 8, 2018 by Jim Garza (View all posts by Jim)
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When outside temperatures warm up, snakes come out of their burrows to start the mating process and to get warm. They are the most active in the early evening just before sundown but can be seen at any time during …  Read more …

Too HOT for you?

- August 2, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Your crew has been on the job since 7:00 am. At 11:00 am, it’s as hot as the blazes out there. One of your crew members complains of  being lightheaded. You’re pretty sure that it’s just because he didn’t eat …  Read more …

Summer Begins

- June 13, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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With summer weather here for most of the country, BBQ’s, ball games, weekend trips, time on or near the water and other enjoyable outdoor activities will be taking place. For some parts of the country, these are seasonal activities and …  Read more …

Safety at Home: Whole at Work, Whole at Home

- December 20, 2017 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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“If they are not at work, it’s not my problem.” “Off the job safety? That doesn’t make me money.” These are just a few of the replies I often hear when asking if employers have an off-the-job safety program. But …  Read more …

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 4 – Symptoms of Tickborne Illness

- August 22, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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Over the course of this blog series regarding ticks, we covered the types and geographical locations of ticks, how to avoid and prevent tick bites and how to find and remove ticks. In the last blog of the series, I’ll …  Read more …

Tick, Tick, Tick Part 3 – How To Find And Remove Ticks

- August 9, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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In the previous blogs, we addressed the types and geographic distribution of ticks, and how to avoid and prevent tick bites. In this blog, I’lladdress how to find and remove ticks from our bodies. Finding Ticks – Immediate Efforts Recommended …  Read more …