Safety

Ticks: Friend or Foe

The tiny disease-carrying, blood-sucking parasites known as “ticks” benefit the moist and dark ecosystems in which they live by serving as food for other species.

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Staying Safe in a Tornado

Be Ready! Tornadoes No one can know a tornado’s strength before it touches down, so keep up with local weather information, especially when thunderstorms are

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June 16 2020 COVID-19 Update

The transportation infrastructure industry was fortunate to have been deemed an “essential” business sector, which has allowed us to work through the COVID-19 pandemic. Many other industries

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Coronavirus Disease COVID-19

COVID-19 is a new disease and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health professionals are still learning how it spreads, the severity of illness it

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Cold Stress

Workers who are exposed to extreme cold or work in cold environments may be at risk of “cold stress.” Extreme cold weather is a dangerous

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Venomous Snakes

Venomous snakes found in the United States include rattlesnakes, copperheads, cottonmouths/water moccasins, and coral snakes. They can be dangerous to outdoor workers including farmers, foresters,

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Sun Exposure

Ultraviolet (UV) rays are a part of sunlight that is an invisible form of radiation. UV rays can penetrate and change the structure of skin

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ASSP Safety2018 Conference

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) held its Professional Development Conference and Exposition, known as “Safety2018,” in San Antonio, Texas. The Conference is dedicated

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June is National Safety Month

Join the National Safety Council and thousands of companies, associations, and other groups across the country as we strive for a single initiative: “No One Gets Hurt.”

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