WSDOT will build the state's first Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) at Interstate 5 and State Route 510 in Lacey. DDIs are a proven way to move more people and reduce the potential for collisions by reducing conflict points. This project is scheduled to begin in the 2018 construction season.
Nine in ten people breathe air that is not safe. Air pollution is an invisible killer that we may face on a simple walk home or even in our homes. In this 2017 video, the World Health Organization says, Help breathe life back into our cities and take action to protect our health and climate at http://BreatheLife2030.org.
Every year in Northwest Arkansas people burn down their house because they fry their turkey incorrectly. SPSTV shows you what happens when you drop a frozen turkey into a fryer.... Turkey go boom!
In this 2016 Industrial Scientific video, Scott Jubeck provides an overview of the company's wireless offerings, including iAssign technology and LENS Wireless for Ventis Pro Series Portable Gas Monitors and Radius BZ1 Area Monitors.
OSHA and MSHA, while regulate the occupational health testing procedures in the United States, use the ATS/ETS standards. Spirometers need to have real-time displays that meet minimum specifications for size and resolution, as well as scale for hard-copy output. This 2016 video reviews the specifications and illustrates how the Benson Medical CCS-200 Plus Spirometer meets them.
This September 2016 video from the National Association of Tower Erectors is part of the association's popular Climber Connection campaign. The video highlights practical safety tips for conducting elevated work at night and includes insightful testimonial footage from a tower climber discussing the extra steps and precautionary measures that must be incorporated at the tower-site when working in the dark. "In the communications tower industry, performing work at night is often required by our customers, and the safety recommendations offered in this video can help all tower climbers perform night-time work in a safe and efficient manner," said Clayton Armstrong, a Top Hand with Tri State Tower in Marion, Iowa. "As pointed out in the video, fatigue can play a big factor and it is extremely important to have an increased level of communication between the ground and the tower. This video should be required viewing by all who work in our industry," added Armstrong.
The Climber Connection campaign was developed by the NATE Member Services Committee in conjunction with the NATE Safety & Education Committee and is designed to provide specific resources and communicate the association's message directly to the industry's elevated workforce. A central element of the campaign is the official release of twelve Climber Connection safety videos, each focused on a unique safety topic or issue involving working at heights.
Operation Dry Water is a year-round campaign to help boaters understand the dangers and risks of boating while under the influence. The mission of ODW is to reduce the number of alcohol-related accidents and fatalities through increased recreational boater awareness and by fostering a stronger and more visible deterrent to alcohol use on the water.
This Red Wing Shoes video focuses on the passionate team of craft beer brewers at Summit Brewing in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since its founding in 1986, Summit Brewing has been committed to producing handcrafted beer inspired by traditional Midwestern heritage. Today, Summit’s seasonal, limited release and year-round brews are sold and enjoyed across the Midwest and can be found in states such as Florida, Texas and Pennsylvania.
Anticipating potential conflict is important, and there are many verbal and non-verbal cues to be mindful of as situations unfold. This Vivid Learning Systems video explains how to de-escalate conflict situations at work. According to OSHA, employees working alone, working late at night, or working in high-crime areas, are all more likely to be subjected to an act of violence. Share this free safety tip with workers to support your training program. Find more learnatvivid.com.
NFPA Journal's Jesse Roman takes a trip to Colorado in 2016 to report on the the burgeoning commercial marijuana industry and how public agencies are battling to ensure that marijuana grow and extraction facilities are safe for employees, firefighters, and the public.