Category: Safety

Fireworks Safety: A Deeper Look into Fire Protection Standards

Fireworks have long been a staple of our celebrations, lighting up fairs, festivals, sporting events, and especially Independence Day. However, the “fire” in fireworks raises an important question: What fire protection standards are in place for the manufacturing, storage, and transportation of these explosive items? To answer this, we turn to NFPA 1124, the key set of guidelines ensuring safety in all aspects of fireworks handling.

Hard Hats to Safety Helmets: Evolution of Head Protection

While they share similarities, the modern safety helmet has a myriad of benefits over its predecessor. From a design and functional standpoint, safety helmets are designed for activities prone to head injuries such as biking or mountain climbing. When translated to the jobsite, these are the perfect protection for working at heights when on a ladder or working at heights.

What Happens When You Pull a Fire Alarm?

“You NEVER pull the Fire Alarm unless there is an emergency!”

This message is drilled into us during the earliest stages of our formal education and because we are told not to, we spend the rest of our lives wanting to pull it.

So, what actually does happen when a Fire Alarm is pulled?