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A Little Ice, A Big Hazard

Winter brings many hazards that you need to prepare for. Slips and falls are our most common injuries. Snow and ice removal keep walkways and parking lots safe. Remove snow quickly after snowfalls, and salt regularly to keep ice from building up. Make sure eaves are properly installed, and check that downspouts […]

10 Items You Should Have in Your Car This Winter

Having the following items in your vehicle emergency kit will help keep you safe, warm, and on the road this winter. Jumper Cables – This item you should have in your car no matter the season. If you need to jump a battery remember to connect positive cables first, second […]

You’ve Got The Right Stuff

Here’s a throwback to when I was 8 and every time I see “Right Stuff” this is the song that pops into mind.   You’ve got to have the right stuff for ice and snow season and that means finding practical ways to wear protective footwear. It can not be […]

We’ve Only Just Begun

Just as Karen Carpenter sings “We’ve only just begun…” The snow has begun to fall.  Marquette hit a new record. The Oct. 25 daily snowfall total, which was previously set with 3.1 inches of snow back in 1976. Marquette blew past that in a big way on Sunday, recording 8.3 […]

MIOSHA Issues FAQ Clarifying Parts of Emergency Guidance

Moments ago, Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) released an FAQ clarifying some of the top questions from employers in relation to their recent emergency guidance. The link to the FAQ’s can be found below which addresses various issues including important clarifications about work from home policies and “work […]

Know The Difference – Watch vs Warning

A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceeds 58 miles an hour. The size of the watch can vary depending on the weather situation. If there is a storm watch that means conditions are favorable for […]

National Fire Prevention Week

Do you remember the last fire drill you did in your childhood school days? I remember sitting on very hot tennis court cement thinking I was baking. As a child, I didn’t understand the importance. Now I know that in a crisis everything can quickly become chaos. Having a plan […]

You are Essential – This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

A flu vaccine this season can help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for the care of COVID-19 patients. Protect yourself, your family, and your community from the flu. September and October are good times to get a flu vaccine. […]

Opioid Misuse Prevention Day & International Overdose Awareness Day

August 30th is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day and August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. Over the last several weeks we have gone over many statistics about addiction and opioid misuse. Addiction is a far-reaching disorder that affects more than just the one person misusing the drug. From family to […]

Do You Know The Most Common Addictions?

No one expects to develop an addiction when they begin experimenting. However, continued experimentation can lead to addiction, often without the person realizing they have become addicted until they try to stop. There are 11 criteria for addiction as outlined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).  […]