Monthly Archives: May 2011

Grilling safety tips

Grilling season has started (we hope).  We often see grills available at workplaces, so this information is relevant at home or work.  The National Fire Protection Association offers these tips and facts: In 2004-2008, U.S. fire departments responded to an … Continue reading

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Storm Clean up safety

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted by the storms that came through the Twin Cities over the weekend. To prevent further tragedy, remember these safety tips: Don’t use a chainsaw unless you know how. Branches may be … Continue reading

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First Aid Kits

Every business is required to have a first aid kit available to employees.  They must be checked on a regular basis to make sure they are stocked and no products are out of date. There are requirements for minimum supplies … Continue reading

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Minnesota Safety Conference

The Minnesota Safety Conference is this week:  Wednesday through Friday.  CHESS will be at the expo, booth 206, on Wednesday and Thursday.  Stop by and see us.  We hope to post updates from the conference and information about any new … Continue reading

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Required Employment Posters – You can get them for free

Every business with employees is required to have certain employment posters available for employees.   There are services that will sell you the posters (all in one, laminated), but they are also available for free.  We’ll get back to the fee … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Distracted driving

According to the Army Safety Center: In 2009, 5,474 people were killed and an additional 448,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted driving on U.S. roads.  Texting takes your eyes off the road for an average of 5 … Continue reading

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