Tag: SAFETY MOMENT

SAFETY MOMENT: Take it slow, drive slow

SAFETY MOMENT: Take it slow, drive slow

As mother nature turns down the thermostat, our team recognizes some site specific cold weather driving practices such as always leaving yourself an “out,” but there are many snow and ice driving tips that are constant no matter where we are: – ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Mental health important during difficult times

SAFETY MOMENT: Mental health important during difficult times

While all have been social distancing, stopping the germs, and now donning face covers, this can all be overwhelming emotionally and mentally.  Mental health care during the COVID-19 outbreak will be important for our overall well being now and when the outbreak ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Good housekeeping important

SAFETY MOMENT: Good housekeeping important

At Seneca Meadows we practice regular intervals of housekeeping as it is an essential element of safety. Good housekeeping is a basic safety fundamental that can easily be overlooked as we strive for zero incidents across the operational corners of our facility, ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: #JustDrive and don’t be distracted on the road

SAFETY MOMENT: #JustDrive and don’t be distracted on the road

The 4 most prevalent incidents that are seen in many industrial operations involving a vehicle are identified as rollovers, rear collisions, backing and intersection incidents.  Our awareness of those risk areas allow us to better prepare our team to eliminate incidents in ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Protecting against Mercury exposure

SAFETY MOMENT: Protecting against Mercury exposure

Our team recognizes and trains for a variety of potential exposure hazards, and one potential hazard we can all work together toward eliminating is exposure to mercury.  One common item is fluorescent bulbs.  Fluorescent bulbs should always be properly recycled, and most ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Winter driving a must in the Finger Lakes

SAFETY MOMENT: Winter driving a must in the Finger Lakes

As mother nature spits and sputters snow flurries, our team recognizes some site specific winter driving practices such as maintaining three points of contact when entering and exiting vehicles and heavy machinery, but there are many winter driving tips that are constant ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Be aware as school year continues forward

SAFETY MOMENT: Be aware as school year continues forward

School is in session.  Kids are rushing to the playing fields, anxious with homework on their minds, and our grown up behaviors are the best example to help our kids to be safe. The following are a few safe driving tips especially ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: Don’t zone out while driving this fall

Situational awareness – Knowing what is going on all around you and having the ability to: – Identify; – Process; – Comprehend; – Respond to; All too often we catch ourselves and others with our heads down looking at our mobile handsets ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: Get out and check surroundings

SAFETY MOMENT: Get out and check surroundings

I’ve recently developed the habit of physically checking around my personal vehicle when I need to back up.  Even with a backing camera, proximity detection systems and other technology that we take for granted, there are blind spots that can be missed, ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: How to avoid Christmas decoration disasters this holiday season

SAFETY MOMENT: How to avoid Christmas decoration disasters this holiday season

Holiday decorating at the Black household has gone the way of beanie babies, the Back Street Boys and rollerblades since the kids have grown: a fond but distant memory. Oh, I’ll put up a tree for our festivities, but that’s about the ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: How to spot warning signs of driving fatigue and sleepiness

SAFETY MOMENT: How to spot warning signs of driving fatigue and sleepiness

We’ve all heard stories of friends and family members who have nodded off at the wheel: some escaping without a scratch, others not faring as well. With the days getting shorter, many of us are driving home from work in twilight or ... MORE

SAFETY MOMENT: Ways to avoid electrical accidents

If you grew up in farm country, chances are that at some point during your childhood, curiosity connected you, a stick and an electric fence. Whether on a dare, or under your own investigative tendencies, the unpleasant tingling sensation provided a lesson ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Consequences of speed on the road

SAFETY MOMENT: Consequences of speed on the road

When I was a teenager, my friends and I thought we were invincible: From death defying stunts on our dirt bikes to performance testing a homemade amphibious vehicle in the middle of a pond, we pressed the limits of our own mortality ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Business travel brings unique set of challenges

SAFETY MOMENT: Business travel brings unique set of challenges

Throughout my career, I’ve traveled a lot and seen a good portion of the country. In every location, I’ve met great people and enjoyed experiencing the unique local flavors of each town and city. Business travel, however, has its share of potentially ... MORE
SAFETY MOMENT: Dangers of becoming 'distracted' on the road

SAFETY MOMENT: Dangers of becoming ‘distracted’ on the road

If you’ve been driving as long as I have, you are bound to have experienced a driver or two who like to make up their own rules for the road. One of our team members, at Seneca Meadows, recently experienced just such ... MORE