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Toy Safety

The CPSC's recent report on Toy-Related Deaths and Injuries emphasizes the importance of toy safety for children of all ages.

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Drowsy Driving Week

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, held every year during the first full week of November, is a good time to remember that drowsy driving is impaired driving.

Fire safety

October is Fire Safety Month

Is your workplace or home fireproof? The NFPA celebrates National Fire Safety Month in October, emphasizing fire prevention.

“The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get the old ones out.”

Dee Ward Hock, founder and former CEO of the Visa credit card association
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September is Pedestrian Safety Month

By following these guidelines, you can ensure a safer and more enjoyable experience as a pedestrian.

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Heat Related Illnesses and First Aid

Several heat-related illnesses can affect workers. Some of the symptoms are non-specific. This means that when a worker is performing physical labor in a warm environment, any unusual symptom can be a sign of overheating.

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National Forklift Safety Day is June 13th!

Did you know that between 35,000 and 62,000 injuries every year involve forklifts? Several cases involved bystanders or pedestrians. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that over 70% of these accidents were preventable.