Archive: November 2015

Hazards of Snow Covered Skylights

Monday, November 30th, 2015 by Dave Henry

Every winter, we see contractors or maintenance employees fall to their deaths through skylights concealed by heavy snow fall, as well as possibly inadequately protected.

OSHA Urges Black Friday Crowd Management

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

Hard to believe it has come to this, but OSHA is encouraging CEOs of 14 major retail companies to take precautions to prevent worker injuries during Black Friday and the holiday season’s other major events.

Heating Safety for Hunters

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

Deer hunting season is right around the corner. As many hunters head north to their “special hunting shack,” Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) wants to remind everyone to check their heating equipment first to make sure the units are in good, safe operating condition.

The article discusses why proper ventilation is vital for your heating system to burn fuel and work properly. If the heating system is not working properly, carbon monoxide (CO) is a serious concern for the health of those hunters. CO is an odorless, tasteless gas that can kill without warning. This same concern applies to ice fishermen who use portable heaters to keep their ice shanties warm. Read the attached article to learn more.

Oh, Deer!

Monday, November 16th, 2015 by Michael Puffer

In recent years, deer-vehicle collisions (DVCs) have resulted in over 100 motorist deaths annually. Thousands of DVCs result in damage to vehicles and minor to moderate injury each year, costing vehicle owners and insurance companies millions of dollars each year.

Putting a Stop to Workplace Violence

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by Mike Maxwell

homicide is currently the 4th leading cause of occupational injuries in the U.S., and it is the number one cause of death at the workplace for women.

Top Ten Causes of Car Accidents

Monday, November 9th, 2015 by Dave Henry

Every year auto accidents results in hundreds of thousands of injuries and nearly 35,000 deaths in the United States. In fact, traffic collisions are the leading cause of preventable deaths in our country.

Horseplay or Carelessness While At Work

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 by Dave Henry

Construction can be a very dangerous profession. There is no room for carelessness, practical jokes, or fun and games. Someone can easily be injured or killed. I am sure that would not be intentional, however it can happen.

Autumn Safety Tips

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 by Dave Henry

Here are some autumn safety tips for your family and home for a safe and enjoyable fall season.