We encourage you to visit the following organizations to learn more about how to incorporate safety into your life and practices:
National Safety Council www.nsc.org
OSHA Safety and Health Tips https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/
EHS Today http://ehstoday.com/safety
ASSE – American Society of Safety Engineers http://www.asse.org/
Articles of interest:
Keeping Your Cool in the Summertime
As we head into the summer months, experts at NIOSH and OSHA have some tips to prevent heat-related illness.NIOSH warns that workers of all ages are susceptible to heat-related illness, and their symptoms quickly may become worse after exposure.
Treading Gingerly: Putting on your safety hat
What I see as a safety conundrum is developing skills to perform a task safely, while not becoming so comfortable performing that task that you’re not consciously thinking about how to do it safely. When a worker enters the factory, a place he’s worked for 10 years and where he’s had countless hours of training on performing his job safely, how do you keep him cognizant of safety?
Where the Grass is Greener
It only takes a second to suffer a devastating injury related to yard work. Power equipment such as lawn mowers, weedwackers, edgers and chain saws, as well as human-powered loppers, clippers and hacksaws, can take their toll on fingers and toes.