A Safer World: More than a Holiday Wish?

“There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.”  — Erma Bombeck This time of year is full of holiday wishes. It’s as though, as the year comes to an end, we are desperate to squeeze in the caring and kindness that we failed to get to all [...]

By |2022-12-08T16:21:55-06:00December 8th, 2022|Workplace Safety|Comments Off on A Safer World: More than a Holiday Wish?

Silent Night: Candle Safety This Christmas

“Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.”  Washington Irving Christmas is also the season for crackling fires in the fire place and carols sung by candlelight.  Unfortunately, Christmas is the season for the rare but devastating church fire, when a church [...]

By |2017-12-14T15:09:48-06:00December 14th, 2017|Current Events|Comments Off on Silent Night: Candle Safety This Christmas

Candlelight Services

“It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.”  Eleanor Roosevelt Every year, late in December, we are greeted with the news of a church that burned down because of a candle left burning during a Christmas service.  It’s not common, but it would sure be embarrassing to be a safety professional and [...]

By |2017-07-24T17:23:42-05:00November 29th, 2016|Current Events|Comments Off on Candlelight Services
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