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  • Construction company gets cited by OSHA
    Construction company gets cited by OSHA
    Duce Construction Co., based in Champaign, was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today for failing to protect workers from trenching hazards at a job site on East Airport Road in Savoy...
  • Gifts by fireplace
    Gift wrap chimney fire danger when burned in fireplace
    The Midwest Chimney Safety Council recommends that only dry, seasoned wood be burned in fireplaces. Anything else can be a fire or health hazard.Every year families look to the cozy fire in the fireplace as a way to burn up and get rid of the mass...
  • Fireplace Stockings at Christmas
    Avoid fire caused by Christmas stockings
    Many fires during the holiday season can be avoided according to theMidwest Chimney Safety Council, whose members are professional chimney sweeps, firemen, and chimney technicians. Christmas stockings, while pretty to look at, can be a fire hazard...
  • Candy cane on a tree
    A season for safety
    The holidays are an exciting time of year, but with all the commotion it is easy to overlook many of the present dangers that can send families rushing to the ER. According to Reporter, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center news forum, Craig...
  • Vog?
    Vog in Hawaii?
    Have you ever looked at the skies and wondered 'Why does it look so smoggy?' or 'Am I in San Francisco?' or 'Is it the New Year's Day?'Have you also wondered why the air is humid and stuffy, a feeling where there is no...
  • LanceCpl. Zachary Taylor, a landing support specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 7, touches a static wand to a cargo hook hanging from a CH-53E Super Stallion to ground the aircraft and eliminate the hazard of static electric shock, during training.
    Electrocution hazards are a threat to deployed Marines
    The Marine Corps Times reports Marines deployed in Afghanistan face the danger of being electrocuted. Four Marines have died since November 2011, by electrocution. This is another hazard troops face while fighting in the Helmand province.Corporals...
  • Tigers
    Mountain Classic recap: Clay County 57, Hazard 45
    You could not have asked for a better storyline coming into this year’s Mountain Classic. In one team you have the Hazard Bulldogs, who are near the top of the mountains every year as of late and are always contending for the 14th region...
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    Mountain Classic recap: Hazard 49, Letcher Central 44
    John C. Combs Arena filled quickly today as fans from around the mountains braved through the snow to come and watch four of the best teams in Eastern Kentucky slug it out. The first matchup of the evening was between the Hazard Bulldogs and the...
  • MCR
    Mountain Classic recap: Hazard 49 - Bell County 48
    The first game of the WYMT Mountain Classic Tourney had the Eastern Kentucky High School basketball community excited in the weeks leading up to it. You have two of the best teams in the mountains going at it with a lot on the line and very high...
  • Bell-Hazard
    Mountain Classic preview: Bell County - Hazard
    The opening game of this year’s WYMT Mountain Classic is definitely not one to miss. We have Bell County (5-1) taking on Hazard (6-3) in a first round matchup that features the second and third ranked teams in the mountains respectively....
  • When a ladder truck crew and the captain pull up into a parking lot of a business there are a few things that are looked at even before the crew enters into the business.  The driver as he approaches the parking lot looks for the nearest fire hydrant for
    Mobile Fire Department Ladder Trucks and Business Inspections
    Business inspections are just one of the many things that Mobile fire department ladder truck crew performs many times a year. Mobile fire department Ladder trucks also perform school inspections, fire hydrant inspections and can do home...