Category Archives: Hazard Control

Flash Floods and Flooding can be deadly

The flooding in Missouri and Ohio is just the most recent event. Heavy rains are being experienced. These events range from a real nuisance to outdoor activities to creating very serious life-threatening events. The hazards that come with flooding include lightning, reduced visibility when driving, hydroplaning, and the very … Continue reading

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If you want to prevent injuries and illnesses consider making safety a habit!

Through my years as a safety professional, I noticed that some days workers would comply with rules, standards, and protective clothing and equipment requirements while at other times they would not. I have trained workers these requirements as well as … Continue reading

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Make Safety Training and Presentations Accessible

It may not sound very innovative to make training accessible for all students who attend, but the truth is that this is not normally done, and any effort put forth to facilitate learning is indeed innovative. This method can be … Continue reading

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Dying to Stay Warm

  Each winter people find themselves without heat or with inadequate heat. These people often resort to space heaters to keep warm. During cold spells like much of the Unit States is now experiencing there will be more people needing … Continue reading

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Skip the New Year’s Resolutions in favor of developing safety habits!

My favorite New Year’s resolution is to do less stupid stuff than I did last year. Seriously, each year about 50% of us in the United States will make a New Year’s resolutions. Some of the more common resolutions include … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Children Swallowing Batteries

Introduction My wife and I have two sons. When they were young, we worried about many things. One of those things was them swallowing small things. We taught them never to put batteries in their mouth. I do not remember … Continue reading

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The Danger of Cold Weather to Your Dog or Cat

Introduction Hopefully, you have seen the ads that say that if it is too cold for you as a human to be outside it is probably too cold for your pet dog or cat.  Is it really that important to … Continue reading

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