Entries by Marsha

Safe loading of pickup trucks

Make sure you have the right equipment Most pickup trucks will have tie down points already installed. For more added security, it is often a good idea to purchase some additional equipment. For loose items, you may want to add a toolbox or Tonneau cover You will also want to make sure that you have […]

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Many people travel by car for Thanksgiving. Keep in mind the following safety tips over the holiday: Check your emergency kit: Contents should include: battery powered radio, flashlight, blanket, jumper cables, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, bottled water, non-perishable foods, maps, tire repair kit and flares. Be aware of changes in weather. Remember weather can […]

Safety: Compressed Gas Cylinder Storage

Compressed gas cylinders pose significant hazards.  Consider the following safe practices: Store cylinders in a clearly identified, dry, well-ventilated storage area that is not exposed to heat and away from doorways, aisles, stairs, etc. Post “No-Smoking” signs in the storage area Store cylinders, both empty and full, in the upright position. Secure cylinders with a […]

Sharing the road – farmers and motorists

Now is the time for field crop harvest, and more motorists will be encountering farm equipment on rural roads, increasing the potential for accidents. Harvest season generally brings a time when there is an increase in collisions between farm equipment and other vehicles. Keep in mind the following safety tips for motorists as you share […]