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Preventing Indoor Heat Illness in the Colder Months

- November 9, 2018 by Harrison Barrett (View all posts by Harrison)
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Have you ever added a fish from the pet store to an established fish tank? Chances are you threw him into the water to see if he would sink or swim. He will swim in most cases, but not for …  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 …

Workplace Burns – Recognition and Prevention

- February 2, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Have you done a safety evaluation for burn sources at your facility? Burns can occur from touching a hot tool, equipment parts, electricity, chemical, and fire or an open flame. You may have looked for burn hazards during your personal …  Read more …

Heat and Hydration: How You Can Prevent Heat Illness

- June 23, 2017 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Summer is here and as temperatures rise, we all start thinking about heat and hydration. But it’s really something we should keep in mind every day! The average field, construction or factory worker finds nothing rewarding about becoming dehydrated and …  Read more …

Avoiding the Vacation Hangover at Work—Helping Employees Stay Safe Outside of Work

- August 24, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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Summer has arrived in all its glory and as the season moves forward in full swing, employers should take time to remind employees of the hazards they face outside of work that can affect their work-life health and safety. While …  Read more …