Archive | October, 2013

OSHA New Hazard Communication Standards

31 Oct

Photo Courtesy Lee Haywood OSHA has changed its hazard communication standard to align with the Globally Harmonized System, or GHS. All workers must be trained on these new standards no later than December 1, 2013. The changes to these standards involve standardization of labels, safety data sheets, and hazard classifications. OSHA states that the new […]

Teen Driving Safety Week

23 Oct

October 20-26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week and this year’s theme is “It Takes Two: Shared Expectations for Teens and Parents for Driving.” With an emphasis on parent involvement, the hope is that parents will teach their teens all aspects of safe driving instead of just the basics. This infographic, created by American Safety […]

Teen Driving Safety Week

23 Oct

October 20-26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week and this year’s theme is “It Takes Two: Shared Expectations for Teens and Parents for Driving.” With an emphasis on parent involvement, the hope is that parents will teach their teens all aspects of safe driving instead of just the basics. This infographic, created by American Safety […]

National School Bus Safety Week

23 Oct

Cesar Davila’s winning poster. Photo courtesy NAPT.org Every year in the third week of October, National School Bus Safety Week is celebrated across the country. The theme for this year is “Stay Back from the Yellow and Black.” The week is sponsored by the National School Transportation Association, the National Association of State Directors of Pupil […]

National School Bus Safety Week

23 Oct

Cesar Davila’s winning poster. Photo courtesy NAPT.org Every year in the third week of October, National School Bus Safety Week is celebrated across the country. The theme for this year is “Stay Back from the Yellow and Black.” The week is sponsored by the National School Transportation Association, the National Association of State Directors of Pupil […]

Halloween Safety

17 Oct

Halloween can be known as a scary time of year, but it’s also a time for fun costumes and delicious treats! Scaring should always be good-natured and not pose any real threats. The best Halloween is a safe Halloween. Here are some safety tips to make sure you and your family have a fun and […]

Halloween Safety

17 Oct

Halloween can be known as a scary time of year, but it’s also a time for fun costumes and delicious treats! Scaring should always be good-natured and not pose any real threats. The best Halloween is a safe Halloween. Here are some safety tips to make sure you and your family have a fun and […]

Causes of Road Rage and How to Avoid It

10 Oct

Photo Credit: Irish Typepad Last week a case of severe road rage in New York made national headlines. While the case is still pending, the story is a clear indication of the dangers involving aggressive behavior on the road. Inconsiderate drivers can certainly be annoying and even dangerous, but resorting to violence should never be […]

Florida Texting and Driving Ban in Effect October 1, 2013

1 Oct

Photo Credit: mrJasonWeaver Florida’s ban on texting and driving goes into effect today- October 1st2013. Here are some of the facts you need to know so you can avoid a ticket: Texting and driving is considered a secondary offense in Florida, which means you cannot get pulled over for it unless you committed another traffic […]