APRIL IS INJURY PREVENTION MONTH, SO PLAY IT SAFE!

April 13, 2014

Our parent company, Texas America Safety Company, is dedicated to providing the very best safety products for all types of business, from construction, office, oil field, law enforcement, to the military. Because April is injury prevention month, we want to reassure our readers that “Safety” is our middle name, and we are encouraging everyone to be as safe on the job, in the car, or at home or play as they can.

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CONVERTING A LOFT? READ THROUGH THESE SAFETY TIPS BEFORE YOU BEGIN….(GUEST POST)

April 12, 2014

Converting a loft can substantially increase both the value and size of your home. But it’s important to adhere to all building regulations as you go through the process. Simply Loft Ladders offers advice on what you need to know.

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HOW TO ENSURE EYES’ HEALTH WHEN WORKING IN FRONT OF COMPUTER ALL DAY (GUEST POST)

April 10, 2014

Most of the jobs nowadays require the use of computers. Some professionals even stay and work in front of the computer for 8-12 hours daily. Working hard does not mean compromising your health. Here are some of the things that you can do to protect your eyes from working at the computer for long hours.

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USING LADDERS AND STEPLADDERS SAFELY (GUEST POST)

April 9, 2014

Different types of ladders threaten safety in different ways. The most basic ladders used in a wide variety of working environments include single ladders, trestle ladders, extension ladders and stepladders.

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THIS WEEK’S SAFETY FOCUS IS NATIONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS

April 8, 2014

The 2014 theme highlights the consequences of speeding through a work zone. These costs can take on various forms, including fines, jail time or even a life. By highlighting these impacts, the intent is to inform drivers and encourage them to drive carefully through work zones.

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HOW TO AVOID INJURIES WHEN MOVING TO ANOTHER HOME (GUEST POST)

April 7, 2014

Moving at times can be emotionally difficult but it can be equally fun. It is possible that your body would be undergoing considerable stress. In some cases, the possibility of minor or severe injuries cannot be ruled out. Hiring a moving company is a good move to avoid such injuries. Here are some tips to keep you safer while moving.

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APRIL – ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH

April 6, 2014

“Help for Today. Hope For Tomorrow”
Alcohol Awareness – The Key to Community Change, Personal and Family Recovery
28 Years of Improving and Saving Lives Through Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

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Poole Gas Fitter Fined After Illegal Boiler Installations Put People In Danger

April 6, 2014

This article comes from the United Kingdom. An illegal gas fitter from Poole has been fined after putting people in danger by breaching gas safety regulations. It teaches us the lesson that we must hire competent, licensed contractors to install systems in our homes.

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Why Being A Lifeguard Is More Than Just A Name (Guest Post)

April 5, 2014

We love to think that being a lifeguard is just a name, and it has nothing to do with anything else other than the pool management. But if you think being a lifeguard is all about a teen in high school who is smeared with SPF 30 and stretching out in a chair, and all this lifeguard does is just double-checking on drowning children, you are totally wrong.

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RINGING IN THE FACTS ABOUT CELL PHONE OVERUSE (GUEST INFOGRAPHIC)

April 4, 2014

Our thanks to Ashley O’Connor for this infographic, which depicts potential health effects of excessive mobile phone usage. Basically, it shows different injuries we can get from over using our mobile phone. First and foremost, as Ashley says, please do not use your cell phone to text while you are driving!

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