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December 2010 Blog Posts (9)

What Are the Different Types of Protective Gloves?

There are several different types of protective gloves that work to prevent injury to your hands. Depending upon the type of gloves you wear, you can be protected from chemicals, blood, cuts, burns and frostbite. They type of material the gloves are made from determines the hazards you are protected from.



When working with chemicals, there are several different types of protective gloves you can wear. These protective gloves may be made from rubber, neoprene, or vinyl. If working with… Continue

Added by hz on December 29, 2010 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

Safety Tips to start your New Year

Safety Tips to start your New Year.

With 2010 coming to a close and 2011 just around the corner, now is the time to begin thinking about your New Year's resolutions. Every year the New Year's bashes are becoming bigger and bigger. Organizers are innovating to the hilt to pull in the crowds. Amongst all the fun and noise it is important to ensure that the proceedings are engulfed in a net of safety. New Year’s Eve is a night that is ripe for the occurrence of any untoward event. It should… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on December 28, 2010 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Top 5 things to remember...to ensure a safe ride home for the holidays

It’s the two days before Christmas eve and all through the office, employees excited about the upcoming holiday. Everyone ready to head to their cars and home for the long holiday weekend! It’s exciting…family, friends, gifts, last minute shopping, long weekend, too much food, too much drink, too much snow shoveling and more!



There is a lot to look forward to but you won’t be able to enjoy any of it if you don’t get home safe.



With sugar plumps dancing in your head It’s… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on December 22, 2010 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Road Closure Signs

Can anyone help me determine what is needed (signs, barricades, flagger, etc) for a temporary road lane closure? We are demolishing a 5-story building which is approximately 8 feet from the road - fence, grass, sidewalk in between. The road is a two-lane, two-direction city/residential road with an additional parking lane on the side where the building is located.

The concern is that bricks from the front of the building may land on cars as they drive by. Previous contractors had…

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Added by Dave Skaggs on December 16, 2010 at 10:57am — 1 Comment

Holiday Crime Prevention and Safety Tips: Purse Theft/Snatching and Pick pockets and more!

HOLIDAY CRIME PREVENTION AND SAFETY TIPS:

"PURSE THEFT, PICK POCKETS AND PURSE SNATCHING"

Purse theft, Pick Pocketing and Purse snatching are always more common and significant during the holidays. These crimes can be classified as either a crime against property or a crime against person depending upon the circumstances involved during the commission of the offense. In the case of purse snatching, it can produce long term effects in the victim. The loss alone cannot be measured in… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on December 14, 2010 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Health Education Solutions Preps EMTs and Paramedics for Rapid Employment Growth in New First Responder Special Section





Employment for EMTs and paramedics is expected to grow by 19 percent between 2006 and 2016, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help the increasing number of emergency services professionals, or those considering entering the field, learn more about first responder training, advanced cardiac life support… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on December 7, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Safety Tips to Jump-Starting a Car

The weather has started to cool down and we are transitioning to winter. With it turning cold, maybe some morning you may go out to start your car and the battery is dead. Well then you need to get a jump start. Most people think they know how to use jumper cables on a car's battery, but you'd be amazed how many people do it the wrong way. Follow these suggestions from the National Safety Council when getting your car back on the road.

• Check your owner's manual before jump-starting your… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on December 3, 2010 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Chaqueta Isotermico – Ropa Indsutrial Isotermico

Chaquestas Isotermico para bajas temperaturas hechas en los Estados Unidos y ropa Isotermica Industrial para industrias que necesitan ropa que sea contra el frio extremo. La chaquetas isotermicas tienen mangas con punos de nylon/algodon para combater el frio. La chaqueta isotermico tiene el cuello alto con cierre ajustable y forrado con suave polar. Tambien se ofrecen…

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Added by Fred on December 3, 2010 at 9:44am — No Comments

Proper Gear for Hot Work Helps Protect Employees





Branford, CT December 1, 2010 -- Seton, the leading provider of safety, labeling and signage solutions, announces the expansion of its…

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Added by Lisa Duarte on December 1, 2010 at 2:18pm — No Comments

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