Archive: December 2015

Cold Weather Safety

Thursday, December 31st, 2015 by Michael Puffer

While most people think of dangerous cold during long winters in northern states, the reality is that cold-related illness, both hypothermia and frostbite, occur throughout the year, in every state. In one three-year period, the state of New Mexico had the 4th highest rate of death from hypothermia. Hypothermia is defined as a core body […]

Santa Issues a Safety Alert!

Thursday, December 24th, 2015 by Michael Puffer

Well it finally happened. After centuries of working their little fingers to the bone, making gifts for everyone around the world, the elves have snapped! It was the constant pounding of those little hammers that did it. That plus, suffering from “low elf esteem” and having to wear those ridiculous little costumes.

Santa Exempt From OSHA Regulations

Monday, December 21st, 2015 by Chris Candido

Everyone knows that the hardest working individual this time of the year is Santa Claus along with his crew of elves. However, it may come as a surprise to everyone that Santa’s Workshop is exempt from OSHA Regulations because it is not located in the United States or one of its territories.

Safety During the Holidays

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 by Chris Candido

With the holiday season upon us, most of us are spending some amount of time decorating their office cubicle or applying the Griswold touch to their homes. Decorating in the office can be a fun way to help coworkers enjoy the spirit of the holiday, but deciding how to decorate requires some thought in regards to personal safety.

Holiday Fun, Holiday Stress, Holiday Accidents

Monday, December 14th, 2015 by Michael Puffer

All year long you’ve heard messages that remind you to “work safely… don’t take short-cuts… prevent accidents.” To do this, of course, you have to keep your mind on your work. But this time of the year, your mind may be everywhere else but on your work. You may be thinking…

Don’t Get Backed Up: Tips To Stay Clog-Free This Season

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 by Eric Vogel

This holiday season, avoid embarrassing overflow disasters and flushing money down the drain by following these tips to help keep your bathroom pipes flowing properly and freely.

How To Stay Safe Online This Holiday Season

Monday, December 7th, 2015 by Eric Vogel

73% of Americans have been victims of cybercrime in their lifetimes. Follow these tips to stay safe this season…

Holiday Electrical Safety Tips

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 by Eric Vogel

Holiday lights and electrical decorations brighten the home and spread a festive spirit – but they also pose fire and electrical shock hazards, especially if they are not handled properly.