Douglas Man Charged with Threatening Murder

16 03, 2018

Basin Disposal Relative Killed in Pasco Transfer Station Accident

By |2018-03-23T15:12:56+00:00March 16th, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

Even older, wiser, more experienced family members and solid waste company owners are vulnerable.

Another unnecessary tragedy as a front loader backs over a pedestrian at a transfer station.   Although we teach GOAL: Get Out And Look, we realize that is not an option when running yellow iron.  This is a good example of an opportunity to use engineering controls, but not just a backing alarm.  Over time, the constant beeping becomes ubiquitous with the environment and no longer serves its purpose.  In this situation, multiple back up cameras and good training will prevent a re-occurrence.  Please be sure your

21 02, 2018

Angry Over Potholes, Douglas Man Charged with Threatening Murder

By |2018-03-07T19:02:27+00:00February 21st, 2018|Articles, Real Life Claims|

Recently, we post several articles regarding the dangers of potholes and trying to safely make pothole repairs.  Sadly, three pubic service employees have died in just the past three weeks, while making repairs.  This article details an entirely different type of risk you personally face when it comes to potholes: crazy citizens.  Here, we have a resident so upset that the city refuses to repair his road that he threatened to kill the services director.

A quick trip to jail calmed things down, but remember, risk comes at you from every direction.

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