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  • Struck-by Hazard
    Don’t Strike-out by Struck-by Hazards
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), struck-by hazards are one of the four most deadly hazards found at the construction sites. The other three includes falls, electrocution and caught in or between. Each year...
  • Florida storm clouds
    Don't cruise into trouble in the Florida rainy season
    This time of year, everyone in Florida knows the chances of an afternoon storm happening where you are is almost a given. What many people fail to realize is one of the best features in your vehicle may be one of the worst to use in the rain...
  • Hazard Mitigation
    St. Lawrence County to hold public hazard mitigation workshops
    The St. Lawrence County Department of Emergency Services announced today they are hosting a series of public hazard mitigation workshops next week.Widespread flood damage throughout Central NY, especially in Herkimer County highlights the urgent...
  • Happy Holidays
    Keep your puppy healthy for the holidays
    The holidays call for good times with friends and family that include yummy treats and festive decorations! But it can be a stressful time for Puppy, and for you, if precaution is not taken to keep Puppy from holiday hazards. Beware! Sharing the...
  • Top three hazards to watch for on the trails
    Top three hazards to watch for on the trails
    Whether you're new to inline skating or a seasoned veteran,there are at least three big things you should watch for when you're skating local roads and trails.Tar snakes - These black, "snakey" looking lines of fresh tar can send...
  • Not quite as deadly as journalism
    The Perils of International Journalism: Deadlier than US Coal Mining
    Matthews, NC-- When we look at the various industries and the risks involved in each, coal mining seems to top the list as an extraordinarily hazardous occupation operated on the basis of profit. But in fact, there is another type of operation,...
  • Mary E. Messere to speak at Solvay-Geddes Historical Society
    History Star Productions to debut at Solvay Geddes Historical Society Meeting
    Well-known historian Mary E. Messere, also known as writer “Back Street Mary”, will be at the Solvay - Geddes Historical Society meeting at the Geddes Town Hall on Tuesday, January 24 at 7 PM.Messere will be discussing her new business...
  • Woman on treadmill
    What dangers lurk from your treadmill?
    Treadmills, extremely popular and dangerousThe dangers of treadmills are circulating the news as people are being warned about the dangers that lurk.One woman reported to CBS news that while running on her treadmill she had hopped off to retrieve...
  • No. 1 Poisoning In Pets
    Pet household hazards and poisoning
    It’s a warm summer evening and you and your family are enjoyingspending qualitytime together. Hamburgers are grilling, the chocolate marshmallow smores are ready for desert and laughter and children playing fill the air. Your curious Cocker...
  • Popcorn ceilings
    Removing "popcorn" ceilings
    Is it worth it?If you watch interior design shows, home hunting shows, etc. one thing you will see time and time again is homeowners and buyers with a strong aversion to the dreaded, "popcorn" ceiling. Popcorn ceilings were popular in...
  • Payette County Fracking Issues
    Serious fracking issues in Payette and surrounding counties
    There's an issue that is developing in Payette County and if it is not properly handled, will eventually spill over into surrounding counties in Idaho. It's called "fracking" or hydraulic fracturing, and it's a process for...
  • The Calm View
    We live in hazardous areas for the views
    Natural hazards are all around us. These hazards could easily become natural disasters. If the devastation is big enough, we call them natural catastrophes. The amount and size of disasters have been increasing over the past few decades. Many...
  • Hair stylist
    Is your favorite hair salon safe?
    Many of us go to a professional hairstylist to get our hair shampooed, colored, cut & styled. We leave the salon feeling great, on the inside and out, but can hair salon hazards compromise your health?Hairstyling equipment including razors,...
  • Beware of winter hazards that can harm your Lab
    Beware of winter hazards that can harm your Lab
    As winter tightens its grip in Chicago the elements and man made tools used to protect humans from the ice, snow, and cold can wreak havoc on your Labrador. Be aware of the following hazards so that you and your Lab can enjoy a long and snowy...
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    Louisville Police investigating drug related death of 15 month old toddler
    Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating the death of a 15 month old toddler. Schyler Sage passed away at Kosair Children’s Hospital on August 30th. Schyler was rushed to the hospital unconscious, barely breathing, motionless and...