Snow and Ice Safety: Good Tires are Critical to Safety on the Roads

2019-12-02T11:41:24-05:00December 2nd, 2019|Safety Tips|

Much of the country has gotten their first snow of the season. As ice and snow coated the roads, it's important to make sure your tires are in top shape. Tires sometimes get overlooked – until they go flat – [...]

Workplace Safety: Buffalo Wild Wings Manager Dies After Chemical Incident

2019-11-20T10:44:23-05:00November 19th, 2019|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

“Thirteen other employees and patrons were treated at hospitals after being exposed to a toxic mix of cleaning agents at a Massachusetts location, the authorities said. The episode occurred after a restaurant employee mixed an acidic detergent called Scale Kleen with [...]

OSHA and NOAA Make Severe Weather Safety Resource

2019-09-24T08:16:05-05:00September 24th, 2019|Safety Tips|

Each year, there are numerous severe weather events with damaging consequences to our communities, businesses, homes, and much more. To help the general public—especially businesses and their workers—stay safe during severe weather, OSHA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric [...]

Safety Tips: How to Develop an Effective “Toolbox Talk”

2019-09-20T07:50:15-05:00September 20th, 2019|Safety Tips|

A Toolbox Talk is an informal group discussion that focuses on a particular safety issue. These tools can be used daily to promote department safety culture as well as to facilitate health and safety discussions on job sites. Toolbox [...]

Mechanic Injured at Car Dealership: Recommendations on Prevention

2019-09-11T08:36:18-05:00September 11th, 2019|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

In this piece, we'll examine a real-life workplace accident and what could have been done to prevent it from occurring, in hopes of preventing further accidents such as this. An auto mechanic from New Bedford, MA was seriously injured [...]

Child Passenger Safety Week to Take Place This Month

2019-09-10T17:33:03-05:00September 10th, 2019|Company News, Safety Tips|

To keep children safe on roads, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is sponsoring Child Passenger Safety Week. Child Passenger Safety Week will take place the week of September 15. The goal is to make sure your child is [...]

Safety Alert: How to Stay Safe from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

2019-08-29T09:48:03-05:00August 29th, 2019|Safety Tips, Wellness|

Transmitted by mosquitoes, EEE is the most dangerous virus spread by insects in North America. While only about seven people contract EEE a year in the United States, the illness is fatal in about one third of cases, according [...]

Safety Tips: Handling of Flammable Liquids

2019-08-22T10:22:42-05:00August 22nd, 2019|Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Statistics indicate that more than 21% of industrial fires and 15% of office fires start with the ignition of a flammable or combustible liquid. During a recent 4 year period. U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated average of 51,600 fires per [...]