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Silo Safety Tips

By Jon Ianniello | Aug 30, 2021

A silo is an important fixture on many farms in the United States. They require specific safety procedures and precautions due to their hazardous nature. What is a Silo? Silos are a tower structure used on farms. The agricultural industry uses them for bulk storage of grains, corn, food products, feed and more. Their massive…

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Farm Equipment Maintenance & Safety Tips

By Jon Ianniello | Aug 2, 2021

Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries. Farmers and their families are at risk of fatal and nonfatal injuries. Agricultural workers can mitigate risks by maintaining their farm equipment and following safety guidelines.  Farm Equipment Maintenance  Keeping your equipment maintained is important for safety and your wallet. If equipment breaks down, you have to…

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An Employer’s Guide to Personal Protection Equipment for Eyes

By Jon Ianniello | Jun 30, 2021

Many landscaping and horticulture projects take place in the summer. Workers operate blowers, mowers, edgers, trimmers, and chippers. This equipment creates flying debris that can seriously injure eyes. It’s the duty of employers to provide personal protection equipment to protect employees’ eyes. OSHA Requirements for Eye Protection The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)…

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Hay Fire Prevent Tips

By Jon Ianniello | Jun 1, 2021

Hay fires are a serious danger that can devastate a farm and cause loss of income. Not only do they put people at risk, but livestock, equipment and other property. We’ve provided some advice to help prevent hay fires. #1 What Causes Hay Fires? After hearing about the impact hay fires can have on a…

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4 Boat Safety Tips

By Jon Ianniello | Apr 28, 2021

As the boating season approaches it’s important to remember some boat safety basics, so you enjoy smooth sailing this summer.  1. Watch out for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning  Your boat engine produces carbon monoxide, which is a tasteless, colorless and odorless gas. When you’re out on the lake, you have no idea it could be affecting…

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Greenhouse Slip & Fall Safety Tips

By Jon Ianniello | Apr 1, 2021

As Spring arrives, production at many commercial greenhouses and local greenhouses increases. Both large commercial greenhouses and smaller operations face hazards causing trips, slips, and falls. Check out these tips to prioritize employee and customer safety! #1 Keep Your Greenhouse Clean & Tidy Stay on top of tidying and housekeeping in your greenhouse to avoid…

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Hazard Control Techniques for Contractors

By Jon Ianniello | Mar 1, 2021

Construction workers face safety risks each day on the job. This is why it is important for contractors to establish a system, which actively works to prevent hazards. We’ve compiled some techniques to help you keep your construction site safe for employees and clients. There are 4 basic steps to remember when attempting to manage…

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10 Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

By Jon Ianniello | Feb 6, 2021

As a small business owner, you rely on technology to run your business effectively. You many use it to process credit card information, manage customer relationships, or operate machinery. That’s why it’s essential to follow cybersecurity good practices to protect your business and customers. Here are some tips to help you stay safe in the…

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