Heat Illness Prevention

Heat illnesses include heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Heat stoke requires immediate medical attention and can result in death. 

  • 7 August 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
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What’s going on in Texas? OSHA fines Texas employers nearly $800,000.

Two Texas companies have been fined in separate incidents for denying safety equipment in a fall from heights and a trench collapse. 

  • 27 July 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
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New Confined Space Standard in Construction
Did you know the new confined space standards in construction become effective on August 3, 2015? 
  • 13 July 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
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Fireworks Safety for July 4th Weekend
In 2013, U.S. hospital emergency rooms treated an estimated 11,400 people for fireworks related injuries; 55% of 2014 emergency room fireworks-related injuries were to the extremities and 38% were to the head.
  • 1 July 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
  • Number of views: 1195
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Father’s Day is Sunday so this is a good time to remind the many dads in your company that they should be safe not only to protect themselves, but also for the sake of their families.

Thousands of Workplace Fathers are Injured Every Year
  • 19 June 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
  • Number of views: 898
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