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Safety messages don’t have to be boring

If you’ve ever flown, you know the drill. The flight attendants have to give their safety briefing–seatbelt, electronic devices, oxygen mask, flotation devices, exits, etc. Virgin Air released their “sassy safety video”–fun, interesting and informative. It demonstrates all of the … Continue reading

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Allow us one more Burma Shave safety sign…

OK, this will be the last of these for awhile. This one is from 1951. Proper distance To him was bunk They pulled him out Of some guy’s trunk Burma-Shave

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Safety Tip: Emergency Exits: Can you get out?

We never expect an emergency to occur, but they do. You need to get out of your facility (or home) in an emergency–are the exit ways clear and lead to a safe place away from the building? Make sure no … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Heat

It is expected to be a very hot week in Minnesota.  Remind employees who work in hot conditions to take more frequent breaks and drink plenty of non-caffeinated beverages (lots of water and sports drinks in moderation are best). For … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Cover all blades

When not in use, all knives and cutting tools (razors, Exacto blades, etc) have to be kept covered.  This is to protect employees from accidental cuts.  You can use a piece of foam as a holder for uncovered blades. For … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Heat Stress

To avoid heat stress: take frequent breaks; wear light colored, loose fitting clothing; drink plenty of water (one cup every 15 minutes); avoid caffeinated drinks and heavy meals; and use cooling fans where possible. For more safety ideas or help … Continue reading

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