Sawhorse Advisory #40 – Labor Day Safety

It’s Labor Day! One last hurrah of a holiday before autumn, and—the #1 holiday for the greatest number of injuries and trips to the ER—especially for children.

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Sawhorse Advisory #39 – July 4th Safety

Sawhorse Advisory #39 – July 4th Safety

Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. On average, 250 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.

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Sawhorse Advisory #38 – Memorial Day

Sawhorse Advisory #38 – Memorial Day

The father of one of my best friends in college was killed in a coal mine in southwest Virginia when she was a young girl. She carries that loss with her every day of her life. I was in her wedding party and while she did not dwell on it, I know her walk down the aisle was bittersweet because her dad was not there. (Deborah Hersman is president and CEO of the National Safety Council)

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Sawhorse Advisory #37 – Sunburn

We know, you didn’t mean to get sunburned. You lost track of time, or nodded off, and now you can tell you’re going to be lobster-red and miserable. It can take several hours for the full damage to show itself.

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Sawhorse Advisory #36 – Spring Forward, Review Safety Checklist

Daylight Saving Time begins every year on the second Sunday in March. Clocks are set forward one hour, except in Hawaii and most of Arizona. Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 11, 2018.

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