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Hazards of Autumn – Leaves, Frost, Deer and Darkness

- September 23, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Autumn has arrived. In many parts of the country, autumn brings about new safety concerns including slip and fall hazards, extreme changes in weather conditions, and less daylight. If you have employees that are working outside in the autumn weather, …  Read more …

Cold Weather (and Not Drinking Water) – Could Put You in Hot Water!

- February 28, 2019 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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During the winter months and even into the spring, it’s often too cold to reach for that glass of water to keep ourselves hydrated. Many of us opt for coffee, tea or other adult beverages instead. But when you’re still …  Read more …

How to Dress for Success in Any Type of Weather

- February 12, 2019 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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No matter what the weather, there’s a tried and true formula to keep yourself safe and comfortable. This formula is composed of three parts: wick, insulate and protect. Wick The wicking layer should be the first layer on the skin. …  Read more …

Shockingly Cold During the Winter Months

- January 25, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Now that it’s winter time, the humidity is lower than normal. Have you noticed that as you walk across the carpet to grab a doorknob, you felt a slight electric shock? How about when you opened the dryer door – …  Read more …

Winter Wind and Parking Lots

- January 11, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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I wrote a blog in March 2017 called “Thar she blows! How to drive safely under windy conditions” and wanted to elaborate on that topic a bit more. Winter wind can pose different hazards than the same wind in spring-fall. …  Read more …

Carbon Monoxide – an Invisible Danger

- December 21, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Winter is here and in much of the country that means cold weather. Often, this also means that doors will be closed to conserve heat. Gasoline and diesel-powered motor vehicles, forklift trucks, air compressors, space heaters and pressure washers may remain operational—production …  Read more …