Public Awareness

Stay safe, dial before you dig

LISMORE City Council’s Dial Before You Dig service is now live, which means a faster response to inquiries and lower costs for the council, Mayor Isaac Smith said. “This is a win-win for the community and the council,” he said. “Last financial year we received more than 2100 Dial Before

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Negating the impact of worker fatigue

Worker fatigue is a major issue in construction and poses serious safety risks. A survey by the Considerate Constructors Scheme has found that 37% of workers in the industry work more than 50 hours a week, and 58% feel that tiredness affects their productivity. While this is a high-profile example, fatigue

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Explore your own safety culture to improve it

Just like every city has its own culture, every organization already has a safety culture. How well do you know what is unique about yours? I travel a lot for work. When possible, my wife joins me and we purposefully take time to walk around the places we visit to

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Iowa Pipeline Association to host safety awareness in Newton

The Iowa Pipeline Association will be hosting a safety awareness event and training at the Newton DMACC Tuesday for public officials and emergency responders to attend. The training itself is designed to teach emergency first responders and public officials about safety with pipelines and prevention strategies such as leak recognition

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Stay safe after National Safe Work Month

“Now the 2019 National Safe Work Month campaign has concluded I want to reiterate the importance of staying safe and healthy at work not just in October, but every day” Safe Work Australia CEO, Michelle Baxter said…read more

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After Firestone, Colorado pipelines not fully mapped

FIRESTONE, Colo. (AP) — Thirty months after the explosion that blew up their home and killed her husband and brother, Erin Martinez and her shaken children are uprooting a second time, still trying to settle away from underground oil and gas pipelines. Martinez had done about all a Colorado resident

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Safety Tips for Natural Gas

During the fall and winter many people use natural gas to heat their homes and use appliances. Maintaining and checking natural gas systems in your home before heavy use during these colder seasons is important to ensure safety. Robert Young, a foreman with National Fuel says “ you want to

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Six tips for starting a safety committee

As a member of two safety and health committees, Jordan Hollingsworth understands their value. “Maybe you’re not the decision-maker, but you might have a great idea, and you might be able to bring it to the table,” said Hollingsworth, field operations manager for the Indianapolis-based Safety Management Group. “Then that

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Safety Tips for Natural Gas

During the fall and winter many people use natural gas to heat their homes and use appliances. Maintaining and checking natural gas systems in your

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