Fargo TV review: 'What could have been a disaster is a respectful homage'
But what's with the goggles and all the protective clothing? Shouldn't he be in his pants, properly feeling the cold like the fella in Fargo? Storm City is also available on Sky 3D, though sadly I don't have the technology for that. Not that sadly – I ...
Focus: Four years after spill, questions linger on long-term health effects
Taunton Daily Gazette
CHALMETTE, La. — When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago, fisherman George Barisich used his boat to help clean up the millions of gallons that spewed in what would become the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.
Family sent to the hospital after pet cat goes on vicious attack, firefighters ...
The family called 911 and firefighters soon arrived at the scene in their full personal protective equipment. The cat from Hades even gave the firefighters a battle, but they finally got it in a cage. How embarrassing to have to flee your house because ...
GM Authority (blog)
GM Calls On CoverCar To Protect Showroom Finish On Vehicles During ...
GM Authority (blog)
Like a layer of protective clothing, covers can protect vehicles from bad weather, rust, rocks and other elements that can blemish the paint of a vehicle. Those who take extra care in maintaining their rides may have a cover tailored to fit their exact ...
Our Dumb Puritan Laws
Not that Dryden doesn't look like the finest little town in the universe—with its pretty houses and its own personal George Bailey Agency at No. 5 South Street, it .... The first break in the case occurs almost immediately: The Hajney's Chevy Lumina ...
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Allstar Enviro Safety is proud to announce the launch of its own new web site: safetymom.ca. The petroleum sector saw the requirement to shield the public as well as the natural environment from H2S emitions after several blowouts in the late-1970s and early 80's and created the H2S Alive course. In which a business was drilling a sour gas well which blew up, a notorious event was in central Alberta in 1982. Exactly the same firm had…Continue
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Posted by Wayne Harris on April 6, 2014 at 11:30pm
Many of us are driving on the job with an overwhelming sense of being tired. It is a definite safety hazard made more acute when you consider how many jobs require several hours behind the wheel each week. The Conference Board of Canada states that the trucking industry moves 90% of all consumer products and food within Canada and 60 % of trade with the USA.…Continue
Posted by Chris on March 14, 2014 at 2:14pm
The U.S. State Department's report on the Keystone XL pipeline indicates that it would be the safest pipeline ever built in the United States if TransCanada agreed to 59 additional safety and environmental protection conditions. TransCanada did agree to these additional safety conditions posed by the U.S. State Department, but how does the…Continue
Posted by Chris on February 18, 2014 at 12:04pm
When it comes to getting staff to remember your important safety messages, using a safety slogan can be an effective way of getting the message through.
But not all safety slogans cut it. A lot of them are quite bland and well, just not catchy. Given that we're bombarded with around 3,000 messages a day, your safety slogan will become invisible and ineffective pretty quickly.
To ensure that your…
Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 14, 2014 at 10:27pm
One of the major frustrations of being a safety leader is that it's often difficult to get your safety messages understood and acted upon correctly.
It can be very challenging when you have language and geography barriers, age differences and people just not listening because they suffer from the highly contagious "it won"t happen to me" bias or "I've heard this all before" contagion.
Then, there is the issue of trying to get people to listen to what is said,…Continue
Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 14, 2014 at 10:05pm
In the Industrial age, factories in the western world broke down tasks into smaller tasks so that low paid, uneducated workers could follow simple instructions.
Compliant staff carried out mind-numblingly boring jobs and factory owners had what they wanted - an obedient low-paid workforce. Employees were effectively "cogs in a machine" as Seth Godin points out in the book …Continue
Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 2, 2014 at 9:45pm
How can we keep confined space hazards top of mind in the workplace? There is no doubt that confined spaces are both a common occurance at a job site, and one where the potential for safety issues to develop are ripe. Do people understand what they need to do to ensure injury doesn’t happen?
One of the largest challenges when dealing with confined spaces is the infrequency of the situation--a worker may spend a full-day within the confined space and then not work again in this…Continue
Posted by Chris on January 27, 2014 at 12:30pm