Safety Picture of the Month

Safety picture for the month of October. This shows confusing exit/not-an-exit signage. 1910.37(b)(4) – Means of Egress If the direction of travel to the exit or exit discharge is not immediately apparent, signs must be posted along the exit access indicating the direction of travel to the nearest exit and … Continue reading

NIOSH to Provide Free, Confidential Screenings for Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis

NIOSH to Provide Free, Confidential Screenings for Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis

Starting Sunday, April 20, 2014 The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will begin to provide  free confidential screenings to coal miners in Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Southern Utah and Southern Colorado. These screenings are intended to provide early detection of  coal workers’ pneumoconiosis or Black Lung. … Continue reading

Dangers of Carbon Monoxide.

Dangers of Carbon Monoxide.

Connecticut – November 12, 1993 Two children where sleeping over with the Dulude family for the Veteran’s Day holiday. A malfunctioning gas furnace leaked carbon monoxide gas in the night.  Gasping for breath, Mr. Dulude and his wife woke from sleep and called 911. The Dulude’s two oldest children and … Continue reading