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New Jersey County Preparing Fo ...

This September has been recognized as National Preparedness Month (NPM).  For those who are unfamiliar with this, NPM is a time where we all should take action to prepare for disasters of any kind. Over the course of the month, each week is dedicated to a particular theme of the planning process. The themes over the ...

New Concealed Carry Law in Ark ...

Arkansas has expanded its concealed carry law, allowing people to carry guns into places that had previously been prohibited, such as bars. Businesses still have the option to refuse concealed carry. Business owners are not required to post signs stating that policy however. They can choose to relay that information ...

Size Does Matter – When It C ...

On July 27, 2017 a group of tourists was caught on camera ignoring a safety sign in order to get closer to a thermal pool in Yellowstone National Park.  One particular member of the group became the face of the story because of her remarks to the man who was filming the group of tourists. The camera man was so upset ...

Best Practices for Crane Safet ...

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued a serious accident warning for crane operators after the lattice extension of a crane fell onto a miner standing beneath it.  In the report detailing the accident, it was determined that the crane extension was not mechanically secured while the miner was ...

Towns Continue to See Value in ...

The reflective address sign has become a staple of rural America it seems, and for good reason.  With homes scattered about the landscape and house numbers being difficult to see on mailboxes, there was a need for a better solution.  That solution is what is commonly referred to now as the 911 address sign; a large ...

LED Paddles Protecting Schoolc ...

A number of towns and counties have begun rolling out pilot programs that distribute handheld stop signs with LED lights to school crossing guards.  It’s thought that these signs have increased visibility, particularly in sun glare or inclement weather. Studies have also shown that LED signs do in fact result in ...

Keeping Pedestrians Safe the C ...

Police in Ramapo, NY issued 19 summonses to pedestrians in a single day last week. It was part of a larger pedestrian safety effort focused on awareness and education. Most of the violations were for failures to obey lights and crosswalks.   In Ann Arbor, MI police took a different tact last month, issuing more ...

The Global Growth of PPE

The Global Growth of PPE   Recent reports have predicted staggering growth in the Personal Protective Equipment market over the next few years. These reports project global figures as high as $56 billion by 2021 or $71 billion by 2024. The PPE category covers a wide variety of equipment, including eye protection, ...

Wrong Waze?

The navigation apps that we use on our phones today have come a long way since they were first introduced almost 10 years ago.  Arguably, the most defining feature of today’s navigation apps is the ability to provide real-time traffic updates for users.  These traffic updates can often help a driver avoid ...

National Safety Month Is Almos ...

June is National Safety Month according to the National Safety Council (NSC). The purpose of providing safety awareness this month is to improve the well-being of others and reduce the number of preventable injuries and deaths on the road, in the workplace and in homes and communities. The NSC will cover different ...