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Sawhorse Advisory #50 – Struck by Accidents

Sawhorse Advisory #50 – Struck by Accidents

From age 15 to 24, being struck by or against objects (not including vehicles) is the leading cause of unintentional injury resulting in an emergency room visit, according to NSC (National Safety Council) data. At this age, many of these injuries are attributed to sports.

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Sawhorse Advisory #49 – Hand Tool Safety

Sawhorse Advisory #49 – Hand Tool Safety

Carry all sharp tools in sheath or holsters. Tag worn, damaged or defective tools “Out of Service” and do not use them. Do not use a tool if the handle surface has splinters, burrs, cracks or splits.

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Sawhorse Advisory #48 – Fall Safety

Sawhorse Advisory #48 – Fall Safety

Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again.

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Sawhorse Advisory #46 – Insect Bites and Stings

Sawhorse Advisory #46 – Insect Bites and Stings

Most reactions to insect bites and stings are mild, causing little more than redness, itching, stinging or minor swelling. Rarely, insect bites and stings, such as from a bee, a wasp, a hornet, a fire ant or a scorpion, can result in severe reactions. Some insects also carry disease, such as West Nile virus.

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