Employee Safety Responsibilities

By |2018-03-29T13:05:01+00:00March 29th, 2018|Safety, Employee News, Employer News|

It's your job too~ Employers are responsible for maintaining a safe work place and adopting an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) to protect workers from job hazards. But employers are not the only ones responsible for safety on the job – workers have responsibilities for maintaining a safe workplace as well. Do you know [...]

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Home Safety Council

By |2018-02-19T12:00:22+00:00February 18th, 2018|Safety|

https://www.staysafe.org/ Your home should be your safe space. And when it isn’t, you know it. Accidents, fires, weather damage, burglaries—they’re the stuff of nightmares. For good reason: when something goes wrong in your home, it feels like something has gone wrong in your life. And when disaster strikes, the worst part is realizing all the [...]

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Safety Tip – Anger Management

By |2018-02-19T11:54:06+00:00February 16th, 2018|Safety|

COUNT to 10. When something angers you, give your body time to defuse before you react. WALK it off. Go for a short stroll until you calm down. DISTRACT yourself. Example: At work, dive into a task to turn negative energy into positive. KEEP a log. Monitor hostile thoughts to discover how frequently your temperature [...]

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It’s in Your Hands

By |2018-02-19T11:53:19+00:00February 14th, 2018|News and Info, Safety|

Safety Is In Your Hands – Keep hands out of harm’s way – If you are unclear on a procedure or need additional explanation on how to do a job or task safely, ask your supervisor. Do not attempt a job you have not been authorized and trained and understand completely how to do. Recognize the hazards [...]

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Safety Close Calls

By |2017-10-17T15:02:29+00:00October 17th, 2017|Safety, Employee News|

Close Calls – Take a Close Look at Close Calls A “close call” or accident without injury is easy to shrug off and forget. But, there is a danger in brushing off accidents that don’t hurt, harm or damage. When a “close call” happens, it should immediately send up a red warning flag that something [...]

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Safety Tip # 2 – Driving Visability

By |2018-03-29T13:06:38+00:00October 1st, 2017|Safety|

Clean headlights help you see better at night and in poor weather conditions. This small task can also help prevent glare, which can be intensified by dust and dirt on the glass. Clean windshields are also important because a dirty windshield reduces vision. And remember in California: The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is utilizing its [...]

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Fuel Saving Tips

By |2017-10-17T15:05:44+00:00September 1st, 2017|News and Info, Safety|

Car Care Fuel Saving Tips  Damaged, loose, and/or missing gas caps cause 147 million gallons of gas to vaporize every year. Under-inflated tires increase the rolling resistance of your vehicle and can cost you one to two miles of fuel per gallon. Worn spark plugs cause misfiring, which wastes fuel. Dirty air filters result in [...]

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52 Stress Reducers

By |2017-10-17T16:17:37+00:00August 24th, 2017|Safety|

52 PROVEN STRESS REDUCERS 1. Get up fifteen minutes earlier in the morning. The inevitable morning mishaps will be less stressful. 2. Prepare for the morning the evening before. Set the breakfast table. Make lunches. Put out the clothes you plan to wear, etc. 3. Don’t rely on your memory. Write down appointment times, when [...]

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Safety Is No Joke

By |2017-08-24T12:16:41+00:00July 13th, 2017|Safety|

And from that famous Author ~Unknown Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it. Prepare and prevent, don't repair and repent. Chance takers are accident makers. It's better to crash into a nap than to nap into a crash. I'd rather be in the boat with a drink on the rocks [...]

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Rattlesnake Safety

By |2017-07-13T13:38:57+00:00July 5th, 2017|Safety|

     Photos courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (1 & 2) and Edward J. Wozniak (3) There are many species of rattlesnakes in the United States. Rattlesnakes are the largest of the venomous snakes in the United States. They can accurately strike at up to one-third their body length. Rattlesnakes use their rattles or [...]

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