Did you know that more than one in ten forklifts will be involved in an accident each year? Noting this, OSHA estimates forklifts cause about 85 fatal accidents per year; 34,900 accidents result in serious injury; and 61,800 are classified as non-serious. Further, it is estimated that 90% of all forklifts will be involved in some type… Read more
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School’s out, meaning millions of people will be enjoying vacation, travel, or stay-at-home fun—or simply catching up on much needed chores around the house. It also means that construction season is in full swing in New England and across the United States. All of this activity can be healthy and rewarding, but it also means… Read more
While the dangers of winter driving may be behind us, the hot summer months ahead have their own dangers. Depending on the climate, the time between mid-May and early October is when drivers will be seeing more and more treads lining the interstates. Tire blowouts are one of the most dangerous occurrences for drivers of… Read more
May 2016 is National Electrical Safety Month What you don’t know won’t hurt you – is a well-worn idiom that has been around for many years. While the words can be comforting, the reality is that what you do not know, or cannot see, can injure or even kill you.
Small business owners have a lot on their plates today. There are many different sides to running a successful business that require an owner’s time and attention. Many first-time owners are making the switch from employee to employer and may not even be fully aware of the potential liabilities that lie ahead when their doors… Read more