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1.8 Million Reasons to Think About Safety

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Following an explosion earlier this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Wisconsin milling company over $1.8 million. The May ...
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Iceland’s 3D Crosswalk

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Following the lead of Tbilisi in Georgia, New Delhi in India, and several Chinese cities, Ísafjörður in Iceland is experimenting with a floating zebra ...
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Hep A Outbreak in San Diego

San Diego is in the midst of a Hepatitis A outbreak with almost 500 reported cases. Over 300 people have been hospitalized, and the infection is already responsible for at least 17 deaths. This could just be the beginning as the outbreak, which likely started with a few cases late last year, is expected to continue ...
Deer Crossing Sign

Oh Deer!

A recent e-mail from AAA is warning drivers to be aware of increased deer activity. Deer mating season begins in October, and that leads to an uptick in collisions through October, November and December. The number of accidents in some states doubles or even triples at this time of year. Drivers are not only at risk ...

SafetySign.com Introduces New Lockout Tagout Products

SafetySign.com has long been a leader in safety signage for workplace hazards.  As part of our continuing effort to make workplaces safer for employees, we have completely revamped our lockout products offering, adding new lockout safety signs, lockout labels, lockout tags, and Master Lock lockout devices. In order ...

Stay Out, Stay Alive

When you see a Restricted Access sign or No Entry sign, it’s in your best interest to take heed. At a minimum, you’ll be avoiding the legal hassles involved with trespassing.  More importantly, they could be in place to keep you away from dangerous environments or situations.   Time after time, we hear about ...

2017 OSHA Top Ten Workplace Safety Violations

Earlier this week, at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Indianapolis, OSHA released the 2017 edition of the Top Ten most commonly cited workplace safety violations. As in years past, the list is largely unchanged, and the top five is identical to the 2016 list.   The 2017 OSHA Top Ten Workplace ...

Crumple and Crash

Automotive safety technology has always developed quickly, but new innovations have come at an even faster pace of late. Some of these features, like blind spot monitoring or lane departure warnings, are designed to protect the people in your car and in other cars on the road. Other new developments are now being ...

No Trespassing Season

As hunting season opens, it’s an important time for landowners to make sure they’ve properly posted No Trespassing signs, or otherwise identified that people are not welcome on their property. Some of the laws can be confusing and they can differ significantly based on location. In Minnesota, signs must be placed ...
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Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Coinciding with the first day of fall, the National Council on Aging has named September 22, 2017 as their tenth annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day. According to the NCOA the event has grown from 11 states in 2008 to 48 states and the District of Columbia this year. Their website has Falls Prevention Awareness Day ...

A Costly Lesson in Accessibility

Complying with ADA requirements isn’t as simple as just tossing up a few handicap parking signs, as the town of Upton, MA has learned the hard way. When the town decided to build a new parking lot at the top of a steep hill in Kiwanis Beach, it was with the best intentions of providing accessibility to the athletic ...

New Jersey County Preparing For Hurricane Season

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 ...