USDA Food and Nutrition Service assistance programs help those who struggle day to day to put food on the table. Through its disaster nutrition assistance programs – USDA Foods for congregate and household feeding and D-SNAP - FNS, in coordination with its federal, state, local, and non-profit partners – it is also able to provide short-term nutrition assistance to individuals, families, and communities recovering from disasters.
Health fraud scams are everywhere, but underserved populations—including those with limited English ability—are often more vulnerable than others. This 2016 FDA video educates consumers about the most common health fraud scams and alerts them to seek medical advice. The video is available in English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Korean. For more information, visit http://www.fda.gov/supplementsafety.
Kansas City, Mo. Fire Capt. Charley Cashen responded to a call concerning a fire in a local neighborhood. When he and his crew arrived to the home, a mother waiting outside alerted them that her adult daughter was stuck in the basement. As the fire intensified, Cashen navigated his way through the basement before he was forced to turn back due to extremely high temperatures. Running through flames to escape, Captain Cashen spent 10 days in the hospital suffering second-degree burns and receiving skin grafts for his injuries.
On Wednesday, March 16, 2016, dozens of active and retired FDNY members gathered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the merger between the Health and Hospitals Corporation Emergency Medical Service and the Fire Department of New York. On March 17, 1996, the two groups officially merged, making FDNY the largest department-based provider of emergency medical care in the country. This collaboration has helped the department continue to save lives and respond efficiently to the growing number of medical calls received each year in New York City.
In this June 2016 video from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, NFL star Jason Pierre-Paul tells CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye about a fireworks incident that changed his life and why Americans should let only experienced professionals handle fireworks.
"Petzl's mission is to create innovative solutions, tools or services, that help people progress in vertical or dark environments. Our goal is to continuously strengthen our expertise in these two areas. Its reason for being resides in the idea of 'accessing the inaccessible,' a notion that lies at the heart of daily life for vertical and rope access professionals. This determination means a constant search for solutions to your needs in terms of performance, ergonomics, comfort and reliability. Your needs in the field are the first consideration in our approach to design and manufacturing. This is the way we have worked for forty years." -- Paul Petzl, President, CEO
A survey reveals that only 18 percent of outdoor workers always wear sunscreen at work, and Deb is looking to change that. Deb Group is proactively campaigning to raise awareness of the risks associated with UV exposure to those who spend a significant amount of time outside as part of their job. For more information, visit info.debgroup.com/sun-home-us.
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This LA Fitness video explains the importance of warming up your body prior to beginning your exercise routine. For more fitness and workout tips, visit www.lafitness.com.
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Hugh Hoagland and his team from e-Hazard went to Louisville Processing and Cold Storage to conduct a series of experiments on anti-fogging technologies in face shields. The experiments were conducted in the facility's Cold Room, a controlled environment of -13 degrees Fahrenheit (-25 Celsius). The experiments shown in this May 2016 video were a simulation of workers using Personal Protective Equipment for arc flash protection in an extreme cold work environment. http://e-hazard.com
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