Avoiding Injury

How-to Practice Good Mechanic Safety

Working as a mechanic can be quite rewarding. However, it can also come with a lot of risks. Therefore, it’s important to know what good mechanic safety looks like. That way, you can keep safe while doing your job… How-to Practice Good Mechanic Safety: Useful Steps Personal protection A lot of good mechanic safety comes

2020-09-04T14:36:23-04:00September 6th, 2020|Avoiding Injury, Personal Injury|

PPE for Firefighters: Staying Safe

Firefighters put their lives on the line everyday in order to save our lives, homes, and property. Their job is one of the most risky jobs there is. From going into burning buildings, breathing in smoke, and risking explosions and buildings falling, being a firefighter is dangerous. Personal protective equipment, or PPE, are items that

2020-08-21T13:17:48-04:00August 22nd, 2020|Avoiding Injury, Workplace Safety|

Driving Posture: Sit Properly

Having good posture is important for when you do a lot of sitting. This is especially true if your job has you constantly driving. Your driving posture is key for avoiding injures. Therefore, it’s crucial you know what you should or shouldn’t do… Driving Posture: Avoid Injuries Adjust your seat Many issues relating to driving

2020-08-05T13:27:21-04:00August 5th, 2020|Avoiding Injury, Driving|

Ergonomics in Dentistry: Work Without Pain

Due to the high rate of injury and discomfort, it is important for dental professionals to be familiar with ergonomics in dentistry. Dentists, hygienists and assistants must sit in awkward positions for long periods of time. They must also hold small instruments and perform precise arm and hand movements. There are many things dental professionals

2020-07-29T14:11:07-04:00July 29th, 2020|Avoiding Injury, Workplace Safety|

Tire Pressure: Check It Properly

The summertime brings both hotter weather and new potential driving risks. In particular, you need to make sure that you check your tire pressure properly. Many tire-related accidents are due to a driver’s tire air pressure not being at the proper levels. Knowing how to check yours the right way can help you avoid these

2020-07-29T14:07:11-04:00July 25th, 2020|Avoiding Injury, Cars|

Summer Driving: What To Prepare For

Most drivers know about the dangers of driving in the winter. However, not too many know about the risks that come with summer driving. For instance, August tends to have the highest amount of fatal accidents each year. Knowing what these risks are can help you better prepare and stay safe… Summer Driving: Possible Risks

2020-07-17T16:19:43-04:00July 18th, 2020|Avoiding Injury, Car Accidents|

Needlestick Injury: Things to Know

Anyone who works in the medical field runs the risk of a needlestick injury. This wound is when a needle accidentally punctures the skin. This type of injury falls into a larger category of sharps injuries. Other forms of sharps are scalpels, scissors, glass and any other item that can cut the skin. This can be

2020-07-17T16:19:26-04:00July 15th, 2020|Avoiding Injury, Worker's Comp|

Oversized Loads: What To Consider

Making standard deliveries with a tractor trailer can already be tough enough. However, oversized loads come with their own set of unique challenges. There’s a few specific things you’ll want to keep in mind whenever you’re moving these larger hauls… Oversized Loads: Important Considerations Legal limits Legal limits are something you definitely want to keep

2020-07-17T16:18:55-04:00July 8th, 2020|Avoiding Injury, Trucking Accidents|