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Motorcycle Safety Month

As May draws to a close so does Motorcycle Safety Month, and as bikes hits the road for the sun shine of summer we wanted to take one last opportunity to remind you before you hit the road for Memorial Day weekend to keep an eye out for bikers on the road. Those of you riding motorcycles should also be careful since ...

Dancing Traffic Zebras are Gra ...

Pedestrians crossing the street are constantly having problems with visibility, but in the Bolivian city of La Paz it is pretty hard to miss them. That is thanks to the city’s attention grabbing crossing guards, or rather their zebra costumes and energetic dance moves. Some of you may have seen this phenomenon on ...

Hunting Laws Almost Change In ...

Virginia has had a longtime tradition of using dogs while hunting for deer. However, House Bill 1900 proposed a law where a dog owner would be fined if their pet trespassed on private property. This created pushback from the hunting community. They claimed this bill was unfair towards them and saw it as a threat to a ...

Utah’s New Sign Law For Bars ...

A new law in Utah went into effect this Tuesday, that requires restaurant and bar owners to hang signs in a conspicuous location that identifies their establishment as a bar or a restaurant.  State law states that in order for a place to be considered a restaurant, it must receive 70% of sales from serving food. The ...
Danger Construction Area Keep Out

New York City Prioritizes The ...

With the rise of more construction projects throughout New York City, injuries and fatalities on construction worksites have also increased. So far, more than 30 construction workers have died on these worksites in the past 2 years. A New York Times investigation found that these injuries and fatalities could have ...

Are Your Pipe Markers In Compl ...

The purpose of pipe marking is to identify the contents within pipes in your facility. This information is important for both maintenance and emergency purposes. OSHA does not specifically state requirements for labeling pipes but it does reference ANSI/ASME A13.1-1956 in OSHA 1910.261, which is now an outdated ...

Safety Tips for Handling Hazar ...

If you have job that requires you to handle or mix chemicals, such as a Medical Laboratory Technician, it’s important to know how to safely use and store chemical materials. Here is a simple checklist of reminders when handling toxic chemicals in a professional setting. Protect Yourself First Use personal protection ...

Safety News: Inexperienced Hir ...

While safety measures have improved for construction work, there are still a great many hazards especially when hiring inexperienced workers. The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reported that many construction firms that will be planning on hiring in 2017. However, fulfilling this demand with ...

Motorcycle Safety Tips

As the weather begins to warm up, you may notice that motorcyclists will be sharing the road with other cars.  A few weeks ago, we wrote about Safe Bicycling Practices, so today we thought we’d talk about safety tips for those who ride motorcycles. Check Your Motorcycle Is The Right Size A motorbike that fits well ...

Distracted Driving Awareness M ...

Distracted Driving Awareness Month is in April and with it comes The National Safety Council’s (NSC) message of safe driving practices. The NSC reported that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million car crashes per year. Even hands-free devices can lead to distracted driving. They urge drivers to remember ...