Monthly Archives: December 2010

Safety Tip: OSHA Recordkeeping

Maintaining an OSHA 300 Log of Injuries and Illnesses in the workplace is a good way to track injuries, even if you are not required to maintain the log.  A separate log on non-recordable injuries allows you to track trends … Continue reading

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Have a Safe Holiday

We want you to arrive and stay safe.  Whether you celebrate Christmas, Winter Solstice, New Year’s or not, this is undoubtedly a season of celebrations and parties.  We want everyone to have a wonderful, joyous season and prosperous 2011.  To … Continue reading

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What’s Your Sprinkler IQ?

Take the Residential Fire Sprinkler Challenge The Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division has just released The Residential Fire Sprinkler Challenge, its new online fire safety game. It is a fun, interactive 16-question question quiz designed to test your knowledge about … Continue reading

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Stay Safe this Holiday Season

Two St Paul businesses were damaged this week by fires.  Electrical fires are a leading cause of property loss in industry; cooking and heating are the leading causes in homes.  Electrical issues seem worse during the holiday season–heaters are left … Continue reading

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Stay Safe this Holiday Season

Helpful Hints for Winter

Someone recently sent me these tips for your car and I thought I would pass them along.  The body shops and mechanical shops we work with might be wincing, but… Keep your headlights clear with car wax! Just wipe ordinary … Continue reading

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How loud is that sound?

We don’t usually think about how loud sounds are unless they are irritating.  Sound can have a profound impact on the body, with hearing loss the most obvious.  But noise can also increase blood pressure, cause headaches, lead to hypertension and … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Green Snow and Ice Care

From Hennepin County GreenNotes During the cold winter months, salt applied to streets and sidewalks is carried into storm drains that flow directly into our lakes and rivers. Too much salt can harm plants and animals, contaminate our drinking water … Continue reading

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Holiday Home Decorating Safety Guide

Off the job injuries can cost an employer more than on the job injuries, in terms of lost production, distractions and replacing employees.  Fires are the leading cause of off-the-job incidents.  We want you to stay safe this holiday season.   … Continue reading

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Holiday Home Decorating Safety Guide