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June 7, 2019

Pioneering Missouri Female Firefighter Earns National Scholarship

In recognition of her dedication and pioneering spirit, firefighter Dana Osborne of Nixa, Missouri, was recently awarded a scholarship to pursue a degree from Columbia Southern University. In a challenge to push herself, she decided to try to inspire others in the fire service to maintain their cardiac health by running in full turnout gear in the Hennepin Hundred trail race in Illinois last year. Her goal was to bring awareness and help reduce the leading cause of firefighter deaths, sudden cardiac arrest.

June 5, 2019

Linking Mobile Devices and Workplace Safety [Webinar]

Mobile device distractions can impede employees’ spatial awareness, recognition of hazards and operation of equipment. Employees may face civil and criminal liability for damages that result from accidents caused by texting while driving, engaging in other work, answering personal communications on devices and otherwise being distracted from their work. What can safety professionals do to help companies avoid litigation and keep their employees safe?

June 5, 2019

How Businesses Keep Workers Safe During Natural Disasters

Natural disasters can cause significant loss of life and property, and businesses need to have response plans in place. Not only is an emergency plan vital to business continuity in the event of a disaster, it’s a workplace safety concern with strict OSHA regulations and expectations. Read more about what businesses can do to keep their workers safe before, during and after natural disasters.

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