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Did You Know? Driving Distracted

Driving Distracted
What is a “distraction” to a driver? It’s anything that takes hands, eyes or attention away from driving. Driving is a complex activity, involving far more than simply steering, accelerating and braking. Drivers must also constantly gather information from mirrors, dashboard gauges, surrounding traffic, and the landscape. Professional drivers additionally must [...]

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Did You Know? About Smoke Detectors

You should check your smoke detectors every six months! When you set your clocks for daylight savings time you should change your batteries.
Smoke detectors should be located in all bedrooms and hallways, near the doors and heating and air conditioning vents is best.
Don’t forget all families should have an exit plan, and they [...]

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Did You Know? Operating a Portable Fire Extinguisher

PASS
Extinguishers have a label on the front with operating instructions. The operating principle is the same for all extinguishers – PASS:

Pull the pin. Extinguishers have a safety mechanism to prevent the extinguisher from being accidentally discharged. Usually the safety [...]

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Did You Know? Fall Protection

That under the construction standards employers “shall” provide a training program and “certify” for each employee that is exposed to a fall hazard is trained. This training should cover the following: the nature of fall hazards; the correct procedures for using a fall protection system; how to use/operate a guardrail system,personal fall arrest system, safety [...]

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