May 6-10 is National Safety Stand-Down Week, an effort to raise awareness of fall hazards and stop fall fatalities and injuries. Data shows that fatalities caused by falls from elevation are a leading cause of death for construction employees, many of which could have been preventable if proper safety precautions were taken. A Safety Stand-Down […]
In an effort to stop fatalities and injuries that result from falls, particularly from high elevations, the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration is once again sponsoring National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Week to raise fall hazard awareness across the country. Click here for more information and links to resources.
Autism and Mental Health Awareness Training is now available for first responders to manage the service risks that involve individuals with mental health issues. More Information J.A. Montgomery Risk Control: Autism and Mental Health Awareness Training
The recall covers 134 models of push-button and plastic-handle extinguishers in the U.S. and Canada made from 1973 through August 15 of this year. Owners of Kidde fire extinguishers are advised to check the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website for information on specific model numbers involved with this recall. The government says the extinguishers […]
The opioid abuse epidemic has also given rise to an increased hazard of parks and recreation workers coming upon syringes in the town’s parks and playgrounds. When workers find a syringe, they have two options: picking it up and discarding it themselves, or notifying another agency to respond, pick up the syringe, and dispose of […]