Category Archives: Safety

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes Increase precautions when the temperature drops Temporary measures During extended periods of sub-freezing temperatures, increase thermostat settings to at least 60° F throughout the home to help ensure adequate temperatures are maintained in colder spots. Open bathroom or kitchen cabinet doors that run along outside walls so that warmer roam air can…
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OSHA Reporting and Recordkeeping

OSHA Reporting and Recordkeeping The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires covered employers to report and record occupational injuries and illnesses. OSHA current reporting and recordkeeping requirements became effective on Jan. 1, 2015. To comply with reporting requirements, employers must report any work-related employee fatality within eight hours, and any inpatient hospitalization, amputation or…
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Be Prepared for an OSHA Inspection

Be Prepared for an OSHA Inspection The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) requires employers to provide a safe work environment for their workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for creating workplace safety standards and enforcing compliance with the OSH Act. OSHA enforces compliance with the OSH Act by conducting…
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Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety Halloween is a holiday that encompasses free-spirited fun for all.  With the holiday quickly approaching, it is beneficial to be reminded that having fun is still possible while also staying safe.  Utilize these safety tips for your planned Halloween festivities to ensure that it will be a successful celebration. Costume Precautions [caption id="attachment_7471"…
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How Can I Prepare for a Flood?

How Can I Prepare for a Flood? With Hurricane Maria still churning towards the east coast, it's time to make sure you're properly prepared. Flash floods can occur within minutes or hours of excessive rainfall, a dam or levee failure, or a sudden release of water held by an ice jam. Overland flooding, the most…
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