General Safety News


Halloween Safety

Everyone looks forward to Halloween night, but Halloween safety involves planning ahead. There are practices that can be put into place before heading out for an evening of trick-or-treating, as well as do’s and don’ts throughout the actual night of knocking on doors, enjoying lots of treats and showing off those spooky and creative Read the full article…


Tragedy Averted Following Chlorine Leak at Public Pool

DURHAM, NC – Dozens of children were enjoying their summer break at the YMCA pool when they were suddenly told to get out of the water. One child told authorities that “everyone came out coughing, choking and spitting, feeling light-headed”. They were also complaining of nausea and breathing issues. Over 40 children Read the full article…

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Safety in Fireworks Industry Ahead of July 4

With Independence Day celebrations approaching, OSHA is encouraging the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect workers from hazards while manufacturing, storing, transporting, displaying and selling fireworks for public events. OSHA offers information on common hazards and solutions, including downloadable safety posters for workplaces. The law requires employers to provide their employees Read the full article…