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June 2019 Archives

OSHA raises awareness of hazards facing electrical workers

Electricians, engineers and anyone else in New Jersey who performs electrical operations should be aware of the hazards of the industry. OSHA is endeavoring to raise awareness of these hazards, particularly in Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

Be cautious when riding amusement park rides

During the summer months, New Jersey families often head to amusement parks and visit traveling carnivals for entertainment. After all, strolling down the Midway nibbling on a pastel tuft of cotton candy is a rite of summer that all kids enjoy.

Car accidents may cause hidden injuries

When a car accident occurs, the impact of the collision is often far more harmful than victims realize at first. It is common for a victim to assess their injuries in the moments afterward and feel relief that they do not feel any significant pain or see signs of broken bones. They may even choose to avoid a follow-up medical examination.

How ADAS are saving the lives of drivers and pedestrians

In 2018, J.D. Power conducted a study to find out how effective new vehicle safety tech is in preventing accidents. This tech, known under the title of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, includes devices like automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise control. Many drivers in New Jersey and across the U.S. may save their own lives, the lives of other drivers and the lives of pedestrians through the help of ADAS.

Keeping workers safe from the heat in five steps

Employers in New Jersey who want to help keep their workers safe from the summer heat should consider the following five tips. The heat from the sun, as well as the heat generated by machines and by the wearing of personal protective equipment, can all lead to heat-related illnesses. Every year, more than 1,300 workers die from excessive heat.

Improving parking lot safety in four steps

Business owners in New Jersey are responsible for the safety of all lawful entrants, including employees and clients. This responsibility extends to the parking lot. Owners should know that every year, there are more than 50,000 car accidents in parking lots (according to the National Safety Council). The first thing that owners should do, then, is focus on establishing clear traffic flow.