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Driver Safety Accident Response

We're seeing more vehicle accidents every year on Cape Cod. With summer traffic right around the corner, here are some important tips if you are involved in an accident. If you are prepared, your actions will be almost automatic.

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Deck Safety Month Checklist

Join the NADRA in their deck safety awareness program in an effort to promote outdoor living in a safe environment. Homeowners are encouraged to reach out to their contractors for a deck inspection and follow the recommended checklist.

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7 Steps to Prepare for a Successful Stand-Down

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. Learn 7 steps to prepare for a successful safety stand-down and raise fall hazard awareness in an effort to stop fall fatalities & injuries.

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Table Saw Safety

Table saws are one of the most widely used woodworking machines. However, when not properly handled, they can lead to injury. Take precautions and consider the following tips for safe operation to protect yourself.

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Driving in Adverse Conditions

Inclement weather can dramatically decrease visibility and increase the risk of accidents. Learn about the proper driving techniques and precautions that can help prevent an accident in such conditions as rain, snow, ice, and fog.

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Inclement Weather

Winter weather can expose outdoor workers to frostbite, hypothermia, and cold stress, all can be fatal. It is important to know the wind chill temperature to better prepare and perform the work safely.