Floating your boat: safety tips for recreational boaters

Floating your boat: safety tips for recreational boaters

Boating may be an integral part of your summer and something you look forward to every time you’re planning to go out. Without the proper precautions, though, it doesn’t take long for disaster to strike, which could result in your property being damaged and you and...
Hot under the collar: the signs and symptoms of heat stress

Hot under the collar: the signs and symptoms of heat stress

Heat stress impacts thousands of U.S. workers annually, with symptom severity ranging from uncomfortable rashes to internal temperatures so high they become fatal. It’s important to know the signs of each type of heat stress so that you can maintain a safe working...
Nailed It: How to stay safe while using a nail gun at work

Nailed It: How to stay safe while using a nail gun at work

Nail guns are powerful tools that can greatly increase productivity on the job—and greatly increase the risk of injury through puncture wounds to the hands, fingers and feet, too. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates that nail guns cause...
Firework safety tips for a disaster-free summer

Firework safety tips for a disaster-free summer

With a number of summer holidays just around the corner, your celebrations are sure to include some fireworks shows. But with 15,600 emergency room visits and 18 deaths caused by firework injuries in 2020—and two-thirds of those accidents occurring between June 21 and...
Six fundamental forklift safety tips

Six fundamental forklift safety tips

Forklift-related accidents accounted for 7,290 injuries involving days away from work and 78 deaths in the U.S. in 2020, according to the National Safety Council. Although your profession might require forklift operation on a regular basis, there are steps you can...