Uncommon home fire hazards

There are many obvious fire hazards: faulty wiring, unattended candles, smoking in the home. But there are quite a few hazards that aren’t so noticeable. Even when you think you’re

Flame-resistant vs. non-flammable PPE

Electrocution is second-leading cause of worker deaths on construction sites. And burns are the most common shock-related injury. To prevent against these types of injuries, it’s important to wear the

How to prevent a dryer fire

According to the US Fire Administration, the leading cause of home clothes dryer fires is a failure to clean them. Fire can occur for many reasons, but the most common

Great resources for holiday safety

The Electrical Safety Foundation International, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety, always has great resources and their holiday materials are especially useful at this time of year.  

Electrical problems you shouldn’t ignore

  There are many elements that make up your home’s electrical system. Even if one component is faulty, it can cause a series of problems, threatening the safety of you,

OSHA Standards & NFPA 70E Regulation Changes

Both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) have written standards and regulations that build on one another and help keep workers safe

Electrical Safety Month begins tomorrow

May is National Electrical Safety Month and it’s just about here. Last year, Safety Director Mike Anderson wrote a series of guest blog posts covering a wide range of safety

How to childproof your home: steps to prevent fire/electrical injuries

Hazards around the home are more prevalent than many people think, especially with young children and babies in the picture. Children tend to be extremely curious and when they learn

17 holiday decorating tips to keep safe

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas trees, wreaths, candles, strings of lights, stockings, and presents litter your home. During such a joyous season you should be celebrating