Suicide is real, and it’s personal
December 7, 1985. I was in the Army, stationed at Redstone Arsenal. The last guest had left our apartment after having watched the annual Army – Navy football game.
COVID-19 exposures aren't the only germs you need to worry about on your job sites. From the common cold to the flu, SARS, and more, airborne infectious diseases are in the air and can easily be spread. Without taking proper caution, these illnesses can affect several workers on a job site.
The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently updated several Hours of Service (HOS) rules to accommodate drivers’ safety and flexibility. HOS rules have been some of the most controversial sets of regulations governing the length of the typical driver's workday and how it can be spent.
The heat of summer is in full swing. Each year in the United States, thousands of workers suffer from heat-related illnesses. While heat illnesses can affect all employees, new employees are at the highest risk. In fact, according to OSHA, over 70 percent of heat-related deaths occur during a worker’s first week of work. Keeping your employees safe by training them on what to look out for and how to prevent heat-related illnesses is necessary for their safety.
Many people know that lightning can be dangerous, but did you know that lightning is the number two weather-related killer in the country? With more than 25 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes in the U.S. each year, lightning can threaten your safety.