2014 Safety Tips from Veolia North America

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January: The Importance of Eye Safety At Home
Safety glasses at a minimum are required at all times in the plant, with goggles, face shields, welding helmets or full-face respirators required for a number of other jobs. These rules are strictly enforced. But what happens when we leave work and go home.... Read More

February: Detector Safety
Every year in the United States, about 3,000 people lose their lives in residential fires. Most fire victims die from inhalation of smoke and toxic gases, not as a result of burns. Protect yourself and your family by ... Read More

March: Safe Lifting
Unless we have chronic back problems, most of us don’t think much about the importance of our backs... Read More

April:  Lightning Safety
Over the past 10 years, on average, lightning has directly killed about 37 people per year in the U.S. and indirectly killed about a dozen more due to fires caused by lightning.  Ther is no safe place outside when a thunderstorm is in the area.  If you hear....Read More

May:  Parking Lot Safety
As you navigate the mall parking lots, you may think that squeezing into an open space will be your biggest challenge. Think again....Read More

July:  Vacation Safety
Vacation is a time to relax and have fun. Preparing for a family trip requires a lot of planning. Planning can decrease the chances of becoming a victim of a crime. Tourists make tempting targets for thieves; often lost or distracted, weighed down with bags, carrying cameras, money and other valuables. It is best for you and your family to do all you can to blend in with the crowd. Here are some suggestions for keeping you and your family safe when planning your next holiday trip...Read More
 
August:  Campus Safety
When students head off to college, their safety is probably not foremost in their minds. But college campus safety is of great importance......Read More

September:  Axe & Chain Saw Safety
Chopping wood is becoming more common with wood burning stoves gaining in popularity as well as for camping - but how do you perform this task safely? The simple task of cutting up logs can be potentially deadly if you do not follow a few simple rules when using a hand axe to chop wood.....Read More

October:  Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Safety
Every year in the United States, about 3,000 people lose their lives in residential fires. Most fire victims die from inhalation of smoke and toxic gases, not as a result of burns. Protect yourself and your family by regularly testing your smoke alarm batteries and replacing them at least once a year......Read More

November:  Safe Holiday Driving
The best strategy for driving in bad weather is to avoid it. But if going out is necessary or you get caught in bad conditions once you're already on the road, follow these safe driving tips:......Read More

December:  Safety Tips for your Woodburning Chimney
To aid in the prevention of chimney fires and carbon monoxide intrusion and to help keep heating appliances and fireplaces functioning properly, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) offers the following safety tips:......Read More
 

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