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8 07, 2016

Your Life is in Danger

By |July 8th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Your life is in danger, (every time you drive), see the stats below: In 2014 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 were injured by distracted drivers. Texting while driving caused an estimated 1,600,000 accidents last year. – per the National Safety Council.  This is almost 25% of all accidents. At any one moment it is [...]

22 06, 2016

Heat Stroke

By |June 22nd, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Is your co-worker suffering from heat stroke – here are the signs to look for: Mental confusion – are they having difficulty focusing on easy tasks, do they seem confused when? speaking with them, are they asking or speaking unintelligibly?  These are all signs of mental confusion that can be brought on by heat stroke. [...]

17 06, 2016

Honoring the Houston Area Safety Council

By |June 17th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Code Red Safety was excited for the opportunity to provide a hole sponsorship in the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce golf tournament 2016 honoring the Houston Area Safety Council.

14 06, 2016

OSHA – Got to Love it (Really)

By |June 14th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

OSHA standards are onerous and take time to implement correctly, that’s a given. But, there is a practical reason for everything they mandate. Here is a real life example of how implementing such a mandate saved one person from a serious injury.   Two men were working at a location in Missouri last week.  The [...]

19 05, 2016

Springtime and Power Tools

By |May 19th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

It’s springtime and everyone is feeling the need to get outside and do something.  Injuries to eyes face and hands increase this time of year, here’s a few tips to keep you safe while making your garden grow! The most dangerous tools are our power tools, mowers, chainsaws, weed whackers, edgers, rototillers, and more. Always [...]

12 04, 2016

The danger in using 911 for confined space rescue

By |April 12th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Beep!  Beep!  Beep! It is the sound that nobody wants to hear when working in a confined space - a gas meter alarming. A quick glance at the readings on the meter shows a sudden spike of toxic hydrogen sulfide.  The attendant knows that high levels of this gas can create a potentially deadly atmosphere.  [...]

11 04, 2016

L.A. Methane Leak Plugged

By |April 11th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

A well in Southern California’s Aliso Canyon leaked more than 96,000 metric tons of methane gas for more than four months. The response of the owners of this well, Southern California Gas Company came under increasing pressure from residents and environmentalists that observed in terror what seemed to be the slow motion actions to put [...]

22 03, 2016

Heavy Machinery 101: Don’t Let a Kid Steal your Cement Truck

By |March 22nd, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Heavy Vehicle Hazards are a leading cause of injury or death in the construction industry.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that 75% of “struck-by” fatalities involve heavy equipment such as trucks or cranes.  Severe crushing injuries can occur due to the weight and force of being hit by this equipment. Protect employees [...]

21 03, 2016

Keeping Workers Safe in Confined Spaces

By |March 21st, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Occupational safety is incredibly important. There are workplace dangers in nearly all lines of work (some more threatening than others), and it is the job of the employer as well as the employee to keep the workplace safe. Some of the most dangerous work environments are what are considered confined spaces. According to OSHA, confined [...]

10 03, 2016

Preventing Eye Injuries in the Workplace

By |March 10th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Every day, the American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates 2,000 employees incur work related eye injuries. The fact is that particles of any size can become tiny projectiles ready to penetrate the your eye, and eye injuries can happen in any work environment. In fact, a few years ago an office worker learned this firsthand when [...]