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How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site: Caught-in/Between Hazards

15 Dec

caught in between hazard

So far you have learned about fall hazards, struck-by hazards, and electrocution hazards. The last in our series of the “Fatal Four” is about caught-in or –between hazards. So what is a caught-in or –between hazard? It is a danger or risk where injuries occur from being crushed, squeezed, caught, compressed, or pinched in between […]

How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site: Electrocution Hazards

15 Dec

Electrocution Hazards

Following the Fall Hazards Edition and the Struck-By Hazards Edition in our Fatal Four series, this week we will be covering Electrocution Hazards. Electrocutions happen when a source of electric current passes through the human body and cause an electric shock. Electrocution hazards can be present whether a construction worker works directly or indirectly with […]

How to Stay Safe on a Construction Site: Fall Hazards Edition

15 Dec

fall hazard sign

As a construction worker, you will be exposed to many dangerous hazards on the job site; I’m sure you already know that. But do you know which ones are the most common and what you can do to protect yourself? How about ones that OSHA views as most important? This Safety Hazard Series will be focusing […]

Prepare a Thanksgiving Meal with These Food Safety Tips

18 Nov

  Thanksgiving is right around the corner and if you’re traveling, make sure you read our holiday driving safety tips. If you’re cooking, be sure to continue reading. Now close your eyes and think of the abundance of food that you will come into contact with: juicy turkey meat, creamy green bean casserole, fluffy mashed […]

Confessions of a Restaurant Server

27 Oct

Being a server

So you want to be a restaurant server? Get ready to hear from waiters who are already on the front line. As a server, it is not just about smiling at customers, taking orders, and bringing food to the table. There are safety standards that everyone who works in the industry should follow. The American […]

Top Braided Hairstyles of 2014

13 Oct

creative braid

Braids have become a big deal for 2014. The trick to most of these looks is not to go for clean and polished. It’s better to make it a little messy. If you go on Pinterest, there are tons of boards strictly for braided hairstyles. On Youtube, videos are uploaded every day with instructions on how […]

Do You Have What It Takes to be a Server in Texas?

10 Sep

Serving alcohol to customers

“Another round please!” Those are the words that you’ll be hearing a lot once you become a Texas server. People love to drink. It helps them wind down. It helps them relax a little. It enhances their meal when paired correctly. It can even help them see the humor in things. That is the lighter […]

How to Plan the Ultimate Road Trip

13 Aug

Road Trip Food on Pinterest

Your bags are packed, you mapped out your route, and you read our Top 7 Summer Driving Tips. The only thing missing is the experience! Read more about how you can enhance your road trip with these awesome ideas. Download essential apps to your mobile device Sure your smartphone and tablets already have apps like […]

Car Fire Safety Tips

18 Jul

car fire safety

Ever see those scenes in movies where there are explosions and fires from a car? It can get pretty real if you don’t take the cautionary steps to prevent it from happening. Two of the most common vehicle fires come from a mechanical or electrical failure and here is what you should look out for. […]

Top 7 Summer Driving Tips

7 Jul

If you haven’t made any summer plans yet, what are you waiting for? There are so many places to go and things to do. Why not take advantage of the weather and do something fun? When preparing for your vacation (whether you are planning a long road trip or simply a daily commute to the […]