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  • Prepare your emergency action plan

    Do you have an emergency plan? What will you, your coworkers or family do in case of an emergency fire, tornado, active shooter or other emergency scenario? Planning will help you each to know how to be prepared, stay safe and contact each other in case of an emergency.While at WorkIn case of fire –

  • Tips to avoid heat illness

    Here comes summer!Outside activities and obligations increase, and temperatures, humidity and the chance for heat illness increase right along with them. What is heat illness? It is when the body is not able to get rid of excess heat and properly cool itself.Learn the signs and symptoms of

  • National Safety Council designates May as National Electric Safety Month

    The National Safety Council partners with the Electric Safety Foundation, or ESFI, each May to present electric hazard awareness topics.The ESFI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace. Their goal is to reduce the number of electric-related

  • Ejection seat testing uses manikins to study results

    Until recently, the year 1997 was the last time ejection seat testing was conducted in the wind tunnels at Arnold Air Force Base. This summer, three variations of the ACES V ejection seat to be utilized across multiple platforms were tested at Arnold, headquarters of Arnold Engineering Development

  • Tips to avoid holiday hazards

    The holidays are upon us. Fall and Thanksgiving decorations are quickly transitioning to winter and Christmas along with the holiday festivities and traditions we love. From gathering with family and friends to attending religious services, concerts and holiday programs, each of these festive

  • Tips for safe Halloween

    What is Halloween anyway?I know what we do on Halloween, but where did all these traditions come from?The History Channel tells us Halloween has roots in the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory

  • Fire and emergency services urges people to practice safe cooking

    The recipe is simple.Take a pinch of inattention, add a dash of carelessness and mix in a tad of neglect.The result of this concoction is disaster. At best, the unpalatable creation can leave a bad taste in one’s mouth. At worst, it can result in the loss of life.Fire officials across the nation,