Working with chemicals can be dangerous, but following certain safety precautions can keep you protected. Feel free to refer to this handy graphic for five tips to keep you safe.
Feeling a bit sore after a hard day’s work? Don’t discount that pain! It could be your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong.
In order to prevent serious injury or pain later in life, follow these warm-up tips before performing any physical work.
June is safety month, and we’ll be sharing useful graphics all month. Today we focus on industrial safety hazards.
If you work in industrial environments, you know that workplace injuries are far too common when safety isn’t prioritized. From minor slips and trips to major injuries and worse, there are plenty of possibilities.
In order to reduce workplace accidents, we created a graphic designed to remind workers of the best ways to protect themselves.
We’re back with another set of safety tips for National Safety Month.
Does your job involve time spent climbing ladders? Maybe you need to restock product on the top shelf or repair a leaky roof. Whatever your reason, ladders are a necessary tool to get the job done. However, they can also be deadly.
Every year, 500,000 people are treated for ladder-related injuries, and 300 of those incidents end up being fatal. To make sure your name doesn’t end up on that annual list, check out these important safety tips.
Proper back support, correct lifting techniques, and eye protection tips can get boring. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth discussing. Since looking at a few short articles can save you from chronic pain or injury, we think it’s worth it.
Here are our top eye safety tips to ensure you enjoy that annual fireworks show in July.
The first major snowstorm of the season has blown through, and while you may be enjoying the lull between Christmas and New Year’s Day, this week is a great time to prepare to hit the ground running in your job search once the holidays are over.
Job searching around the holidays can be challenging with key players out of the office on vacation, so spend this time strategizing your job search and line up those interviews. Ideally, the weather on the day of your interview will be sunny, about 70 degrees, and no wind to mess up your perfectly styled hair. But Mother Nature often has a mind of her own, and you might find yourself driving to interviews in some slippery conditions.
Before you hit the roads in inclement weather conditions, follow these tips from Volunteer Fireman’s Insurance Services (VFIS) to make sure you get to your interview safely:
It’s the most wonderful time of the year—unless your holiday is disrupted by a trip to the hospital, a visit from the fire department, or a case of the blues that steals the joy of the season.
How do you keep your holidays as safe as they are festive? Here are five tips to keep in mind.
You may be trying out a brand new recipe, roasting your first big turkey, or just so caught up in fun and conversation that you can’t remember how long the roast beast has been sitting out.
To keep food poisoning off your guest list, try these tips from the Food and Drug Administration. In addition, stuffing is a common culprit of food-borne illness, so pay special attention to its temperature, and don’t ever stuff a turkey the night before roasting.
Deep frying a turkey includes different hazards, including fryer related fires, burns, explosions, and even carbon monoxide poisoning. Use these safety tips from the National Safety Council to stay safe.
(Don’t) Keep the Home Fires Burning
According to the National Fire Protection Association, holiday decorations cause 860 home fires each year, and Christmas trees trigger another 210 blazes. Untended candles and fireplaces also increase the risk that your holiday will go up in smoke.
Following these tips from the Electrical Safety Foundation International can help your holidays stay delightful, not frightful.
To Grandmother’s House We (Carefully) Go
Today’s parents are experts at child proofing their own homes, but holiday travel takes babies and children into new environments where toilet seat locks and safety latches are not part of the floor plan.
Even the most child-proofed grandparent’s home may pose a real potential safety risk: poisoning. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, grandparents’ medicines are among the most dangerous causes of childhood poisoning.
If you’re traveling with kids or hosting them, these tips from Poisoning.org can be a big help.
Home for the Holidays
In 2015, more than 100 million travelers hit the road for the holidays, according to AAA, and that number is only expected to increase this year. Here are three tips to remember if you will be driving to join in the season’s festivities:
Not Every Spirit is Bright
Despite the joy of the season, many people experience depression or “the blues.” And for Millennials, holiday gatherings can also bring a different kind of stress.
An article in Fortune reports that 70% of this generation experiences social anxiety around the holidays. Some tips for navigating these stressors:
Above all, remember that no holiday is ever perfect. Don’t get stressed out trying to do too much in too little time. You’ll enjoy friends and family more if you’re relaxed and rested.
What are you doing to stay safe this holiday season? Let us know in the comments section below!