Vehicles accidents in parking lots are common and can be prevented. Paying attention to one’s surroundings and taking it slow are no-brainers…but reminding ourselves to do these things even when we’re running late or when we have pressing thoughts on our minds—that’s the real challenge.
Roughly 3,300 home fires originate in extension cords each year, killing 50 people and injuring 270 more. Make sure you’re protected at home.
Check out this one-page info sheet from the Electrical Safety Foundation International on how to protect your home from extension cord fires. Pease share this info with your colleagues and/or staff.
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Electrical Safety Month
According to the National Fire Protection Association, 47,700 home fires in the U.S. are caused by electrical failure or malfunction each year.
Check out this infographic from the Electrical Safety Foundation International on how to protect your home from electrical overloads. Please share this info with your colleagues and/or staff.
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According to 2009 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 605 workers were killed and an estimated 212,760 workers were seriously injured by falls.
Most of us use stairways every day at work or home. We have done it for years and the problem is…we no longer think about the dangers.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury.
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If you’ve ever traveled on a plane, you’ve experienced the air pressure change that happens during takeoff and landing. Ear pain can be a common occurrence during air travel. To make sure your next flight is a comfortable one, read this safety share on how to avoid ear pain during air travel by Steve … Read More »
Researchers at The Ohio State University estimate than there may have been about 2 million pedestrian injuries related to cell phone use in 2010 alone. They also found that between 2004 and 2010 the number of pedestrians killed while using a cell phone increased from less than 1 percent to 3.6 percent.
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Have you ever noticed that some electrical outlets have reset buttons on them, different than regular outlets? Ever wonder why? They’re specially designed for our safety.
Chicagoland experiences some tempestuous weather during springtime — fluctuating temperatures, storms and sometimes even tornadoes.
Now is the time to get prepared for severe weather, before it strikes. Make a kit for at home and practice a disaster plan with your family.
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