Safety Resources

We encourage you to visit the following organizations to learn more about how to incorporate safety into your life and practices:

FDRsafety http://www.fdrsafety.com/safety-awareness-training/safety-awareness-247-program/

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.

http://ehstoday.com/health/keeping-your-cool-summertime?NL=OH-05&Issue=OH-05_20150514_OH-05_682&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_1&utm_rid=CPG03000001584749&utm_campaign=5204&utm_medium=email

 

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?

 

http://ehstoday.com/safety/treading-gingerly-putting-your-safety-hat?NL=OH-05&Issue=OH-05_20150514_OH-05_682&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_4&utm_rid=CPG03000001584749&utm_campaign=5204&utm_medium=email

 

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.

 

http://ehstoday.com/safety/where-grass-greener?NL=OH-05&Issue=OH-05_20150514_OH-05_682&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_2&utm_rid=CPG03000001584749&utm_campaign=5204&utm_medium=email