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Sawhorse Advisory – Safe Snow Shoveling

Sawhorse Advisory – Safe Snow Shoveling

Snowmageddon, Snowpocalypse, SnOMG! There is no end to the terms for "really big snowstorm," and those terms came in handy, particularly in America's snowiest cities. Just check out these average annual snowfall totals, according to the National Oceanic and...

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Sawhorse Advisory – Night Driving

Sawhorse Advisory – Night Driving

Stay Alert, Stay Alive
While we do only one quarter of our driving at night, 50% of traffic deaths happen at night. It doesn’t matter whether the road is familiar or not, driving at night is always more dangerous.

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Sawhorse Advisory – Tree Stand Hunting

Sawhorse Advisory – Tree Stand Hunting

The following information will provide you with tips and information for safe tree stand hunting. Safety Harnesses Always wear a safety harness, also known as a fall arrest system, when you are in a tree stand, as well as when climbing into or out of a tree stand. A...

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Sawhorse Advisory – Back Pain

Sawhorse Advisory – Back Pain

A staggering 80% of adults are estimated to experience a back injury in their lifetime! Many of these injuries are to the lower back and happen while lifting objects.

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Heat-Related Illness

Heat-Related Illness

During the summer months, we have become accustomed to dealing with extreme
temperature fluctuations. In this SAWHORSE publication we will define heat stress, and look
at the various heat induced illnesses and how to prevent/treat heat stress.

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Sawhorse Advisory – Outdoor Grilling

Sawhorse Advisory – Outdoor Grilling

As Memorial Day weekend fast approaches, please read these safety tips for outdoor grilling at home While there may not be as many gatherings with family and friends this Memorial Day, many observances of the holiday this year will likely continue to involve outdoor grilling.

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Sawhorse Advisory #52 – Home Fire Safety

Sawhorse Advisory #52 – Home Fire Safety

Know what to do Before, During & After a Fire Did you know that if a fire starts in your home you may have as little as two minutes to escape? During a fire, early warning from a working smoke alarm plus a fire escape plan that has been practiced...

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COVID-19 Safety Advisory

First, we hope you and your families are keeping safe and well during these uncertain and unprecedented times. The purpose of my reaching out is to update you on NSC operations as they pertain to safety, and our company’s commitment to serving the needs of our clientele.

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Sawhorse Advisory #45 – Heat Illness

Did you know your body is constantly in a struggle to disperse the heat it produces? Most of the time, you’re hardly aware of it – unless your body is exposed to more heat than it can handle. In 2017, 87 people died in the U.S. from exposure to excessive heat, according to Injury Facts, the annual statistical report on unintentional injuries produced by the National Safety Council. Heat-related illnesses can escalate rapidly, leading to delirium, organ damage and even death.

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