Back in September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published the 2011 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries [PDF] which tabulates important data on every work-related fatality. NPR's Planet Money published a nice graphic showing some of the country's deadliest occupations. The list includes a lot of the dangerous occupations…continue reading the rest of Your Odds of Dying At Work
For the last few years we've been steadily adding more and more content to this site. True to our domain name, the new content we add is almost exclusively related to promoting a culture of safety. When browsing through our library of safety tips, you'll notice that the large majority of our resources start with a real life story outlining some horrifying accident, injury or death. We do this for a reason. We tell stories like this one to provide…continue reading the rest of What Should You REALLY Be Afraid Of?
The odds of coming face-to-face with an active shooter are relatively slim, but with so many recent stories about heavily-armed people going on a rampage, it's hard to not have at least a little hesitation in the back of your mind.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, we shared some tips for how to respond to an active shooter. In that article, West Bend…continue reading the rest of [Video] 3 Ways to Survive an Active Shooting