Job Stress or Challenge?

The concept of JOB STRESS is often confused with CHALLENGE. These two concepts are NOT at all the same.   What Is Job Stress? The response to demands and pressures that are not matched to the knowledge and abilities a person has to do that job.  The person’s ability...

We Are Losing The War On Drugs

Opioid overdoses increased 30% from July 2016 through September 2017 in 45 U.S. states More than 115 people in the US die everyday due to overdosing on opioids. $78.5 billion a year – the “economic burden” from prescription opioid misuse in the U.S. alone. These...

Lightning Strikes

Lightning is one of the leading weather-related causes of death and injury in the United States. The average bolt of lightning carries over 100,000,000 volts and can reach out over 100 miles. ✓ Lightning can strike up to 5-10 miles in front of or behind the actual...

Maintain A Good Safety Record

Working on a construction site is always dangerous work. The equipment is often massive, from earthmoving equipment, such as front-end loaders and dump trucks to concrete mixers and cranes that raise and lower thousands of pounds of material, supplies and equipment. A...

Complacency Is Dangerous

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “complacency” as, “self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies”. When it comes to safety, complacency is dangerous. There is no doubt that numerous near misses and accidents occur...