Avoiding Stray Electric Current Problems at Marinas and Yacht Clubs

Potential stray electric current discharge at marinas and yacht clubs can threaten the safety of slipholders and their guests and presents the risk of damage to their vessels berthed at the docks. In fact anyone working in and around the water within marinas and yacht clubs can be impacted by this hazard. Stray electric current is the residual current that ends up diverting to a path other than its intended initial route. Fortunately, the risks of an electrical incident can be identified and reduced with proper safety precautions. Continue reading

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Safety in the Golf Cart

According to the United States Consumer Products Safety Commission, an estimated 13,000 golf cart injuries lead to emergency room visits annually. The most common cause of injuries is people falling out of carts, or being harmed when a cart tips over. Continue reading

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Golf Cart Safety

The recall of a popular golf cart model in late April for potential steering wheel issues is another reminder about the importance of ensuring the safe maintenance and operation of these popular golfing accessories.
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Titanium Clubs Can Spark Hazards

As golfers pour onto tee boxes and fairways this spring, dodging errant shots aren’t the only risk that course managers are worried about.

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Playing It Safe

Even the smallest business needs a safety program to help minimize injuries to employees and customers as well as property damage. And in today’s global economy, companies that purchase goods or services from other countries also need to be knowledgeable about their supply chain’s commitment to customer safety. Continue reading

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Got Fleet Safety?

About 20 percent of all fleet vehicles are involved in accidents annually, and motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of occupational fatalities in the United States. How safe are your drivers and how well does your business mitigate the risks of commercial driving?
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Is Your Tablet a Pain in the Neck?

The growing use of smartphones and tablets in the workplace is prompting concerns about a corresponding increase in the number of ergonomics-related injuries.

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Playground Safety: No Playin’ Around

Playground safety isn’t kid’s play; it’s serious business. More than 20,000 trips to the emergency room each year are the result of injuries sustained at public playgrounds, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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Can You Hear Me?

Are your employees at risk of losing their hearing? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), every year about 30 million people in the U.S. are occupationally exposed to hazardous noise. Continue reading

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