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I have told this story many times over the years and I cringe every time I relive the moment. However, it does make me put safety at the forefront of everything I do.

Climbing with Care

With spring just around the corner, I recently began thinking about what outside work projects I need to get done around my house. I then thought back to a mishap I had several years ago when I fell from a ladder.

  • 20 February 2022
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Cutting Out Mishaps

Of the many types of power saws available for purchase, the circular saw is one of the most popular. However, if used incorrectly or recklessly, the saw’s exposed blade is a laceration and amputation hazard.

  • 1 February 2022
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Preventing CO Poisoning

Hundreds of people die every year from unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Most of us, however, are still unaware of the dangers of this potentially lethal gas.

  • 28 November 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Cutting Down Chainsaw Mishaps

From trimming trees to clearing fallen branches, there is no quicker way to get the job done than with a chainsaw. Unfortunately, there’s also almost no quicker way to get injured.

  • 1 October 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Are You Prepared?

When folks think of hazardous riding conditions, they probably envision rain, wind and snow. On this particular day, none of those came into play for my son and me. We experienced a different kind of hazard — an earthquake!

  • 29 August 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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