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Construction Site Real-Time Weather Monitoring and Alert Notification

The weather forecast and real-time weather conditions are critically important for on-site construction safety and planning. iAlert supports construction site safety by sending the the daily forecast, real-time weather alerts,?and real-time severe weather alerts by email or text message based on your needs. … Read More…

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Generator Safety

Portable back-up generators produce the poison gas carbon monoxide (CO). ?CO is an odorless, colorless gas that kills without warning. ?It claims the lives of hundreds of people every year and makes thousands more ill. ?Follow these steps to keep your family safe. … Read More…

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Tsunami Safety

Know the signs of an approaching Tsunami.  If you are experiencing an of the warning signs at the coast, a tsunami could be approaching: Strong or long earthquakes(s) Sudden rise or fall of the ocean A loud roar from the ocean Go to … Read More…

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Avoid Using Unsafe Heating Devices Indoors

Be careful trying to stay warm this winter. Using unsafe heating devices indoors can cause CO poisoning! Do not use portable gasoline heaters, propane heaters, natural gas heater, or charcoal heater indoors. Related Emergency Preparedness Articles: Winter Storms | A Preparedness Guide Water-Activated … Read More…

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[OSHA] Protecting Workers from Cold Temperature Stress

Cold temperatures and increased wind speed (wind chill) cause heat to leave the body more quickly, putting workers at risk of cold stress. Any one working in the cold may be at risk, eg., workers in freezers, outdoor agriculture and construction.   Common … Read More…

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[OSHA] Three P’s of Safe Winter Driving

Winter driving can be hazardous and scary, especially in northern regions that get a lot of snow and ice.  Additional preparations can help make a trip safer, or help motorists deal with an emergency.  This sheet provides safety information to help prevent motor … Read More…

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“Turn Around Don’t Drown” Program turns 10 years old in 2014

Flooding remains one of the top weather killers in the U.S., with the average number of annual fatalities totaling near 90. More than half of these fatalities are vehicle-related. The National Weather Service has been working to bring those numbers down and, for … Read More…

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Daylight Saving Time – Replace Batteries in Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

[CPSC.GOV] WASHINGTON, D.C. – Do you have working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in your home? If not, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges you to install them. Smoke and CO alarms add an important layer of safety to your … Read More…

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