Are You Burning Your End of Year Budget?

Every December, the end of the fiscal year sparks a “use it or lose it” spending frenzy as department managers race to use the remainder of their annual budgets. For the Federal Government, the fiscal year ends October 1 and aggressive spending occurs in September. See graph below. Some senior managers are afraid if they spend…

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Drive Safe: Tips for Adjusting to "Standard Time" This Weekend

Why is driving at Sunrise and Sunset an Increased Risk to Safety? At sunrise and before sunset the sun can shine directly into drivers’ eyes, leaving many motorists driving with a glare. This leaves the driver’s view compromised making it much harder to see the road ahead and identify potential hazards. At dusk/sunset, your eyes…

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Top 10 List of Apps for Safety Pros

Smartphones are the Gateway to a WORLD of Information………. Dr. Isabel Perry You work in a remote area and need information for a task OR you want information and do not want to go back to the notebooks on shelves in the office, OR you are curious about a situation or condition. The scenarios are endless. It is time…

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Fire Prevention Week, October 8 -14, 2017

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, workplace fires and explosions kill about 200 workers each year and injure nearly 5,000. In many of these workplace fires, inadequate fire extinguishing systems and locked fire exits contributed to the losses. To prevent those losses, it’s important to take a closer look at four major factors…

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National Safety Council'

According to the National Safety Council’s research, “A person who loses two hours of sleep from a normal eight-hour sleep schedule may be as impaired as someone who has consumed up to three beers. An estimated 13 percent of workplace injuries could be attributed to fatigue, and 21 percent of all fatal car crashes – 6,400 deaths each…

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