Recommendations to Prevent Slips & Falls during Winter Weather

from – DUKE Occupational and Environmental Safety Office Some tips to avoid slips & falls outdoors When temperatures have been at or below freezing, BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ICE/ FROST. Ice may form where drainage from a rainy day crosses a sidewalk or parking area. Ice may form where snow melt crosses a sidewalk or parking area. …

The 12 Days of Safety – National Safety Council

Don’t let your Uncle Lewis near your tree with a stogie! Putting up decorations is one of the best ways to get in the holiday mood. However, an estimated 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating were seen in emergency rooms during the 2012 season. 12 Days of Safety NSC

NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL – Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season

Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season– Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, the time when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel spikes. By taking some basic precautions, you can ensure your whole family remains safe and injury-free throughout the season. Watch Out for those Fire-starters– Turkey Fryers While …

American toddlers are still shooting people on a weekly basis this year

  By CHRISTOPHER INGRAHAM | The Washington Post September 30, 2017 at 8:11 pm On Wednesday two 3-year-old boys were shot by another toddler who found and inadvertently fired a gun at the home of their babysitter in Dearborn, Michigan, according to the Detroit Free Press. The boys, one of whom was shot in the …

WVU-Greater Morgantown Safe Communities Seeking Funding for Crosswalk Safety System

In 2014, the West Virginia University-Greater Morgantown Safe Communities Initiative submitted an application to the National Safety Council to become the 28th accredited Safe Community in the United States. To become an accredited Safe Community the organization applying must determine what the current safety issues are in their community. Through data collection the Initiative identified …

FORMER MAYOR SHAMBERGER RECIPIENT OF NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL LEADER AWARD

MORGANTOWN, WV – On October 11, the West Virginia University-Greater Morgantown Safe Communities announced that the recipient of its first annual National Safety Council Community Safety Leader Award is former Mayor of Morgantown, Marti Shamberger. The award will be presented annually to an individual or organization who has demonstrated a commitment to safety and injury …

Monongalia Safety Town

The true measure of a nation’s standing is how well it attends to its children – their health and safety, their material security, their education and socialization, and their sense of being loved, valued, and included in the families and societies into which they are born.- Prevention is the best practice strategy to eliminate, reduce …

We Live in an Accredited Safe Community!

Join us in recognizing our community dedicated to building partnerships, enhancing resources and reducing injuries and deaths on Safe Communities America Day Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. We became the 28th community in the United States to be accredited as a safe community. We are the first in the global safe community that has the commitment …