Category Archives: Safety Articles

Autumn Yard Work Safety

When the leaves begin to fall, the yard becomes cluttered and needs to be cleaned up. It is important to get your yard ready for the cold weather coming this winter. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons offers these tips to prevent injuries while performing yard...
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Recognize Heat-Related Disorders

The more you work -- or play --on a hot day, the more your body heats up inside, and that can be dangerous. Too much activity can make your body lose its ability to dispose of excess heat. The core temperature of the body rises and the heart rate increases. OSHA has identified these types of disorders...
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Firework Safety Tips

  • Protect yourself with safety glasses or by seeking cover behind a large object.
  • Respect the sparklers. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that half of fireworks injuries involve kids under age 15. Of those, 65 percent are caused by common fireworks like sparklers.
  • Don’t put...
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