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What's your favorite motivational/safety quote?
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Favorite Motivational Quote: If you want something, you'll find a way - If not, you'll find an excuse.Favorite Safety Quote: Don't learn safety by accident!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Collins Mar 30.

How does your company promote its evacuation policy?
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Do you have meetings as a whole or by department? Do you practice? Are there fire drills? Do you have safety officers in charge of making sure everyone is out of the building?Just curious.  I'm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Balduzzi Feb 16, 2010.

 

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"Some strange comments in here. Thanks for adding to the community. Stay safe. Henry W. Website"
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What's your favorite motivational/safety quote?

Favorite Motivational Quote: If you want something, you'll find a way - If not, you'll find an excuse.Favorite Safety Quote: Don't learn safety by accident!See More
Nov 15, 2011
Michelle Sears added a discussion to the group Safety Signs Tags and Labels
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There is only so much you can say about safety sometimes.  What are some things that you don't normally see blog posts about but you'd like to see them? We need topics and you need answers.See More
Mar 25, 2011
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National Safety Month activities

Does your company do anything special for National Safety Month?  We had a cookout, giveaways, and Safety Bingo.  :-)See More
Jun 8, 2010
Michelle Sears posted a blog post

Keep your parking lot safe and lower the risk of accidents

The #1 place to get into an auto accident is in a parking lot. What are some best practices you implement to reduce accidents?Reduce speedUse more signageDevelop a way to enforce your policiesReduce SpeedAn easy, affordable way to reduce speed are to add speed bumps to the entrance/exit of your parking lot, and anywhere else faster driving is implied. Speed bumps force drivers to consciously watch their speed…See More
May 25, 2010
Michelle Sears posted a blog post

The importance of glow in the dark material

My newest blog has a bunch of pretty cool photos that for some reason will not upload properly here. Please go to http://exitandfiresafety.emedco.com/2010/05/12/the-importance-of-glow-in-the-dark-material/ if you want to read the blog and see the photos.Thanks,MichelleSee More
May 12, 2010
Michelle Sears posted a discussion

What's your favorite motivational/safety quote?

Favorite Motivational Quote: If you want something, you'll find a way - If not, you'll find an excuse.Favorite Safety Quote: Don't learn safety by accident!See More
Apr 8, 2010

Profile Information

Where do you live (city, state, country)?
Buffalo, NY
What industry do you work in?
Safety ID products - Exit & Fire; Traffic Control
What is your job title?
Product Merchandiser - Web & Print
What company do you work for or associate with?
Emedco
Do you currently use or recommend Personal Protective Equipment?
Yes
How did you find our online community?
Work
What best describes the role you play in the purchase of safety products?
Other
If Other above, please explain.
I actively promote Exit, Fire & Evacuation products as well as indoor/outdoor Traffic Control products.

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Keep your parking lot safe and lower the risk of accidents

The #1 place to get into an auto accident is in a parking lot. What are some best practices you implement to reduce accidents?

  1. Reduce speed
  2. Use more signage
  3. Develop a way to enforce your policies

Reduce Speed

An easy, affordable way to reduce speed are to add speed bumps to the entrance/exit of your parking lot, and anywhere else faster…

Continue

Posted on May 25, 2010 at 1:57pm

The importance of glow in the dark material

My newest blog has a bunch of pretty cool photos that for some reason will not upload properly here. Please go to http://exitandfiresafety.emedco.com/2010/05/12/the-importance-of-glow-in-the-dark-material/ if you want to read the blog and see the photos.

Thanks,
Michelle

Posted on May 12, 2010 at 4:23pm

Start preparing now for your next evacuation

The 6.9 earthquake this Sunday reminded us of the need for a solid evacuation plan. I live in an area that rarely feels an earthquake (I think there was a 3.0 when I was in seventh grade) so I’m no expert on earthquake protocol. What I can tell you about is how important it is to have a safe evacuation assembly area for your employees/residents/visitors. The earthquake in Mexico-southern California occurred on Easter Sunday saving most business from being affected…

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Posted on April 5, 2010 at 12:00pm

Mark your Truss-type construction and protect firefighters

Trusses are fabricated components (constructed with diagonal members) made of wood and steel. Although Truss structures are very safe and the smart choice when spanning a large open area, they collapse with less stress from a fire, thus putting firefighters in greater danger. Marking Truss-type buildings with labels on entrances will allow firefighters to be… Continue

Posted on March 30, 2010 at 5:00pm

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At 2:25pm on March 22, 2013, Henry Wilter said…

Some strange comments in here. Thanks for adding to the community. Stay safe.

Henry W.

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At 3:19am on April 25, 2010, charles Imadiyiosa said…
Michelle,Do u ve any link to get me hook up any HSE job for now?
if u do pls contact me charles29luv@gmail.com
I would be glad to send my resume/cv to u or any of ur friends company .
I am requesting from u as my HSE Learned fellow
I ve OSHA and Nigerian Certificates and alot of Experiences.
At 8:01pm on March 25, 2010, Peter West said…
Hello dear Michelle,
please i'd like to know more about you,i have waited for so long to meet someone although that wasn't my purpose of being here but you are very stunning,please let me have you.peterwest_01@live.com
hugs!!!
Peter
At 4:29pm on February 25, 2010, Jay D. Rohman said…
Michelle, welcome to the Workplace Safety group. I look forward to networking with you.
Jay D. Rohman www.EncouragingSafety.com
At 3:02pm on February 9, 2010, Troy Taylor said…
Michelle, Welcome to the Community! Check out Best Practices when you get a chance and join the group. It would be great to have you as a member. Thanks!
At 2:30pm on February 9, 2010, Ken Oswald said…
Michelle, Welcome to the safety community. I hope you find it is a wonderful network full of information through our blogs, forums and groups. I invite you to join our ergonomics group. It would be great to have you as a member. Again welcome.
 
 
 

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