Safety Articles

Safety Tips for Handling Fireworks

Monday, June 27th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

200 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. You can help us prevent fireworks-related injuries and deaths. How? By following these safety tips when using fireworks:

Stay Alert When Driving During Hot Weather

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 by Michael Puffer

Many long-haul truckers may find themselves driving through areas experiencing extreme heat in the summer. In fact, truckers driving through the Southwest can expect average temperatures of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or hotter during these months.

Keep Your Pets Safe From Pests

Monday, June 20th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

With the return of warm weather, everyone – including the family pet – is likely to be spending more time outdoors in the coming months. But pet owners need to be especially cautious, as insects like fleas and ticks can pose a serious health risk to dogs, cats and other animals during the spring and summer.

Extreme Heat is Coming!

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 by Michael Puffer

Wow! What a scorcher! You knew it was going to be a hot day, but with this humidity it has to be 105oF outside. You reach for that power tool to finish your job and start to feel lightheaded. It’s probably because you haven’t eaten much this morning. You can make it until lunch! Time […]

Tips To Help You Find The Right Mower

Monday, June 13th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

You don’t have to be an expert to create a beautiful yard that makes your neighbors green with envy. With a little knowledge and the right equipment for the job at hand, you can easily enjoy a healthy, green lawn.

Swim Safely All Summer

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

For many families, backyard fun in the sun involves the swimming pool. Experts recommend setting the stage for swimming safety before a single bathing suit ever gets wet.

Why Are Employees Not Wear Their Hearing Protection?

Monday, June 6th, 2016 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

Did you know that four million workers go to work each day in damaging noise? Ten million people in the U.S. already have a noise-related hearing loss.

Mowing Tips For A Great-Looking Lawn

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

The grass can be greener on your side of the fence if you heed these eight hints on making the most of mowing.

Spring Cleaning the Safe Way

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

As the weather warms, Americans are turning their attention to spring cleaning, as well as outdoor projects. Here are a few tips to make your spring cleaning safer.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Plumbing Safety

Monday, May 16th, 2016 by Dave Henry

Before beginning any do-it-yourself projects or repairs it is a good idea to review some plumbing safety basics. By following some basic safety methods and precautions you can avoid injury and complete your projects successfully.