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Earthquake Preparedness

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  By now the world over has heard the heartbreaking news of Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal. With the death toll at 4,000 and expected to rise, the devastation is beyond imagination. The injured numbers more than 7,000. Rescue efforts are underway for two hundred climbers stranded on Mount Everest by an avalanche triggered [...]

Think Before You Renovate

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  A new house is on many people’s wish list but for most it’s not on their horizon. Do you pine after Home Depot commercials? Are you longing for new flooring or a deck? Could you use a man cave, kids’ playroom or an extra bathroom? In short, does your home need some renovating? Whether [...]

Fall Home Safety Assessment

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  Our last post dealt with Autumn leaves, hazards and cleanup. Today we’ll look at Fall Home Safety Assessments. Autumn is the perfect time to ready your home for the upcoming winter. The milder temps and calm weather provides a great opportunity for you to do a home safety assessment. Look at your house from [...]

Forklift Safety

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After a recent visit to the local home improvement store, I found myself fascinated by an employee zipping freight around on a forklift with expert precision. Naturally, my thoughts wandered to – Forklift Safety. Practically everyone I know has shopped at a store that uses forklifts in some capacity. Forklifts, also referred to as lift [...]

Spring has Sprung

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    We’ve hunkered down all winter but with longer days and milder temperatures, now is the time to assess those yards. Grab the coveralls, yard shoes (made safe with OSHATOES), hats and gloves. Say “Howdy” to your neighbors as they venture out into the light and go get D I R T Y!!! The changing [...]

Introducing A Successful Safety Program

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Introducing a safety program into your work place means introducing change.  You will be changing the culture of your workplace by introducing new tools and techniques and you will also be introducing changes in the social structure and in the way your workers are trained. All these changes combine to make a successful safety program [...]