Wake Up Call

Results of a recent study suggest that the groggy feeling most of us wake up to, is harder shake off than we might like to think. Sleep inertia finds most of us in a state of impairment comparable to drunkenness. See the FREAS SharePoint page under Safety for more information on this topic and previous Weekly Safety Messages.

Winter Walking Safety Tips

Careful walking in winter helps prevent a top cause of industrial injuries. Two tips are allowing extra time and taking shorter steps. See the FREAS SharePoint page under Safety for more information on this topic and previous Weekly Safety Messages.

LOTO – More Than a Lock, Part 3

Lockout/Tagout is more than just putting a yellow lock on the main electrical disconnect to a machine or part of a machine. Knowing what and where to lockout something is critical. Prior to servicing that requires Lockout/Tagout you must evaluate the potential energy that could be released while working in that area or on a specific device.

Burn Prevention and Awareness

February 3-7 is National Burn Awareness Week. Burn injuries continue to be one of the leading causes of accidental death and injury in the United States. Although most burn injuries occur in the home, about 10% do happen at the workplace. Awareness and hazard prevention can dramatically reduce the risk of all types of burns.
See the FREAS SharePoint page under Safety for more information on this topic and a list of recently issued safety messages.

Burn Prevention and Awareness

February 3-9 is National Burn Awareness Week. Burn injuries continue to be one of the leading causes of accidental death and injury in the United States. Although most burn injuries occur in the home, about 10% do happen at the workplace. Awareness and hazard prevention can dramatically reduce the risk of all types of burns.  Please see the FREAS SharePoint page under Safety for more information on this topic.