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Energy Management: Safety Topics - June 2020 - Week 1
Recent events have put extra strain on many business and individual budgets over the last few months. One way to help alleviate the strain is to cut out or reduce excess expense. This week we will focus on reducing energy consumption which could have a twofold benefit of reduced costs and reducing your environmental footprint.
Driving: Safety Topics - August 2019 - Week 3
What if someone on your team didn’t return to work on Monday because of a motor vehicle accident over the weekend? After a long week at work, you may want to go out with friends and family and enjoy yourself; however, weekends are the worst times for vehicle accidents. You are 30% more likely to be in a vehicle accident on Saturday than any other day of the week. While you may be driving safe and sober, you can’t guarantee that everyone on the road is too. Impaired driving is responsible for more than 10,000 motor-vehicle deaths in the U.S. every year. While you can’t control other drivers or driving conditions, you can do your part to ensure you’re being as safe as possible when in control of a vehicle.
Severe Summer Weather: Safety Topics - June 2019 Week 3
Severe summer weather can happen anywhere and at any time as long as the conditions are right. This week in safety topics we will talk about the hazards and staying safe during thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes and flash flooding.
Summer Safety: Safety Topics - June 2019 Week 1
This week’s safety topics focus is staying safe while participating in our favorite summertime activities. Remember to watch out for signs of heat injuries.
Heat Exhaustion: Safety Topics - June 2018 - Week 2
Now that summer is here we can get outside and enjoy the sunshine; however, with the warmth of summer comes the risk of heat stress. This week’s topic is a review of heat stress and the measures you can take to stay safe.
Ticks and Lyme Disease: Safety Topics - May 2018 - Week 3
If you’ve ever worked with cattle or spent time on a farm, you might have noticed ticks on some of the animals. Ticks are very common to unvaccinated animals and can spread disease. This week’s safety topic is a reminded to watch yourself when working outdoors and with animals to prevent the spread of ticks and disease!
Batteries Recycling: Safety Topics - April 2018 Week 4
Rechargeable batteries are great for conservation, but must be recycled properly when they are drained. If lithium batteries end up in landfills used for household wastes, they can contaminate the soil and groundwater. Learn about batteries that should be properly disposed of at special collection centers and not in your trash can.
Winter Blues: Safety Topics - January 2018 - Week 4
Winter Blues Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a depression that runs in cycles and usually occurs around this time of year. Due to the weather, we are stuck indoors with really low amounts of sunlight. With this we may experience mood swings, a lack of energy, weight gain, and depression; however, there are ways to help prevent these feelings.