Safety

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text] Initial Spill Responder Action List If it’s a minor spill, clean it up now. A minor spill does not: enter or threaten waters, exceed a reportable quantity (varies by state, contact Safety), or pose a safety or environmental...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text]Crushing accidents occur when the body or any part of the body is squeezed between two moving objects or caught between one moving and one stationary object. Minor crushing accidents can cost workers in many ways,...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text]Gasoline when harnessed properly serves as a vital source of energy. Treated carelessly, it can become an explosive monster. Many people are killed or seriously injured each year because they did not treat gasoline as a...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text] “McCrory Officer Dies After Car Strikes Deer” - Arkansas Democrat‐Gazette, Friday, Sept. 16 2016 Driving represents our greatest safety exposure, and no matter where you drive – from rural roads to suburban streets and even highways around our...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text]All 50 states and 5 U.S. territories are at some risk for earthquakes, and recent quakes have been getting stronger and more frequent. Earthquakes can happen at any time of the year, be prepared! BEFORE THE QUAKE ...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text] CVSA’s Annual Brake Safety Week is September 11-17 Properly functioning brake systems are crucial to safe vehicle operation. Look around, make sure all vehicles are getting inspected and getting the necessary repairs completed. Remind your drivers to check...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text]There are approximately 400,000 back injuries each year. They are the leading source of lost time injuries and cost billions of dollars annually, not to mention the hours, days, or even months of disabling pain. In...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text]Properly functioning brake systems are crucial to safe vehicle operation The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is holding its annual Brake Safety Week September 11-17. During this event, roadside inspection personnel will focus their attention on brakes....

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text] Avoid Safety Shortcuts Most of us have the skills and knowledge to do our jobs well and no one wants to get hurt or do something to hurt one of our co‐workers. So why then do we...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="20"][vc_column_text] Chemical Safety Precautions Chemicals come in various forms and can affect those exposed in different ways. A chemical can take the form of a mist, vapor, liquid, dust, fume, or gas. The type of chemical, the way...