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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council has made training material available to employers for “Distracted Driving Awareness Month”. Members of the National Safety Council get “Member Exclusive Content” beyond what is made available to the general public. From the National Safety Council: Distracted Driving Awareness Month Technology allows us to make phone calls, dictate texts or emails and update…

CVSA Roadcheck June 6-8, 2017

Thank you to Tom Carew of Ducci Electric for providing the information below regarding CVSA Roadcheck information for 2017 from MTAC: CVSA Roadcheck June 6-8; Emphasis on cargo securement March 16, 2017/in News /by MTAC Staff From CVSA: The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Over…

September’s Meeting Announcement

From Bob Kunz: Team SAFER, Are you ready for some SAFETY discussions?  It’s here, the 2016-17 SAFER seminar series.  In early August, while the rest of you were hard at play (or work), the steering committee worked diligently to develop an exciting series. We hope that you can join us on Wednesday, September 7, 2016…

January’s Meeting Announcement

From Bob Kunz:   Team SAFER, Next Wednesday’s meeting announcement is below.  Following the meeting a FREE training opportunity.  We hope you can join us. Have a happy and healthy new year! NOTE:  Please RSVP to bkunz@dimeo.com for meeting and training.  Your RSVP for the training session will ensure that a meal is available. January 6,…

Drive Safely Work Week

From the trafficsafety.org website: This year marks the 19th year of the DSWW campaign sponsored annually by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS.) We’re glad you’re here! Planning is critical to safe driving from many different perspectives. Whether thinking through the route you’ll take, arranging for a designated driver, prioritizing time to practice…

Drive Safely Work Week 2014

Thank you to Maryann for providing the following: From Joseph McKillips, Chairperson, NETS Board of Directors: “This year marks the 18th year of the DSWW campaign sponsored annually by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS.) It is often said that a strong corporate or organizational safety culture is a journey, not a destination.…

Preventing Back-Over Injuries

 From Maryann: Preventing Worker Injuries and Deaths from Backing Construction Vehicles and Equipment at Roadway Construction Worksites Summary Workers on roadway construction worksites are exposed to possible injury and death from moving construction vehicles and equipment [NIOSH 2001]. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends that specific procedures and controls be in…