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30 10, 2018

Not Safe (at) Work? America’s 15 Most Dangerous Jobs

By |2018-12-18T22:58:33+00:00October 30th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

Rounding out the top 5 most dangerous jobs in America are Refuse and recyclable material collectors. Why? Because they spend almost their entire day driving. The biggest risk they face are the other drivers on the road, and this is true of all municipal road workers. Public Service Safety exists to keep your people safer on the roads. Watch this short video to learn more about what we offer city roads, parks, waste, and utility services.

Data on fatalities in the workplace is meticulously gathered to ensure that federal, state, and local safety standards

26 10, 2018

Survey: Increase in Drivers Watching Videos While Driving

By |2018-12-18T22:35:41+00:00October 26th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

Simply put, the road is filled with idiots. They’re a danger to themselves. Worst of all, they’re a danger to others. It seems there are more and more selfish people out there willing to risk the lives of others, and for what? To watch a Youtube video? To stream Netflix? It’s downright scary. Public Service Safety exists to educate your workers on how to stay safe on the roads. Driving is the most dangerous aspect of your workers’ jobs, and it’s because other people put them in danger.

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26 10, 2018

Video Captures Safety Issues Near Downtown Cleveland Highway Worksite

By |2018-10-26T20:34:20+00:00October 26th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

Construction zones increase the risk of traffic accidents – it seems like a fact of life. This is, in part, due to the carelessness of amateurs who happen to be driving through them. But did you know workers’ unsafe behaviors greatly add to the risk as well? It happens every day. Workers make dangerous maneuvers behind the wheel. They don’t wear proper PPE like safety vests while on work sites. Or, they fail to stay behind the barricade. These behaviors often lead to fatal accidents. With an ounce of prevention, you can greatly reduce these accidents and increase the

26 10, 2018

PennDOT Data Shows Fewer Crashes at Roundabouts

By |2018-10-26T19:21:32+00:00October 26th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

There are several steps to reducing the risk of a vehicular accident. You can avoid the risk in the first place by never getting in the vehicle.  You can eliminate unsafe road conditions and unsafe vehicles which increase risk. And, you can engineer risk away by creating, designing, and inventing safety measures. Roundabouts fall into the latter category. When cities implement more roundabouts in place of traffic lights, they are engineering safety. They are creating something that reduces the risk of an accident. However, there is another step to reducing risk that is often overlooked: human behavior. When you

25 10, 2018

New York State Hiring Hundreds Of Highway Workers For Winter

By |2018-12-18T22:42:56+00:00October 25th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

With winter looming, more public workers are needed to keep-up with road work. These workers will be dedicated to keeping drivers out there safe, but are they keeping themselves safe? How can you know your new hires won’t cause you problems worse than staff issues? The fact is, a large influx of new employees opens you up to risk of more accidents. Public Service Safety offers an easy solution. Our world-class training program will allow you to seamlessly teach your employees, new hires and veterans alike, how to avoid vehicular accidents. They’ll make themselves and others around them

24 10, 2018

Truck Hits, Kills Highway Worker on I-90 South Billings Exit

By |2018-12-18T22:34:20+00:00October 24th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

If you’ve been following any of our past blogs, you might know where Public Service Safety stands on a tragedy like this one. Every accident is preventable, and we exist to teach your people how to prevent them. Your employees face tremendous risk every time they drive or set foot onto a public roadway. Most of the time, it’s other people creating this risk for them, but that doesn’t mean it’s hopeless. Our world-class training was created to teach your employees how to avoid an accident even when others are behaving in unsafe ways around them. We want

18 10, 2018

City Supervisor Planting Flowers Struck, Killed on Center Point Parkway Median

By |2018-12-18T22:26:07+00:00October 18th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

Here’s what we preach at Public Service Safety: the most dangerous part of a city worker’s job is working in and around the roads. That includes driving, anytime they’re out of the vehicle, and, sadly, even when they’re planting flowers. We exist to prevent tragic accidents like this one from ever happening. And, they’re all too common. City workers are hit and killed practically on a daily basis. We want to make communities safer, one driver at a time, but we need your help to do it. Contact us today to learn how to keep your employees

18 09, 2018

Mount Pleasant Employee Struck by Car has Died

By |2018-12-18T22:26:52+00:00September 18th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

Your employees face tons of risk when they’re out on the job. The biggest risk of all? The drivers they’re sharing the roadways with. Whether your employees are working along the roadway, driving, or stopped at a traffic light, their biggest risk is the deadly mistakes amateur drivers make. Every accident is preventable. That’s why it pains us to see stories like this one. We see them almost every day. We don’t have all the details to this accident, but what we do know is when you train and educate your employees on the mistakes other drivers make, your

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