Safety Tip of the Month – from the Environmental Health and Safety Team

October is National Fire Prevention Month.  Prevention is the key to a fire-safe workplace, and many of the nation’s annual 5,000 office-building fires could be prevented if companies and employees followed basic on-the-job fire safety practices.

Plan Ahead. In the event of a fire, a safe and speedy response depends on how well you are prepared for emergencies. Count the doors or desks between your work area(s) and the nearest exit. During a fire, you may have to find your way out in the dark… Read More.