Forklift Safety

When operating a forklift it is important to follow all safety precautions. Forklifts are powerful tools that allow you to move, lift, and place heavy loads that you could otherwise not do alone. However, great risk is involved. Here you will learn the safe way to operate forklifts and avoid hazardous conditions. The first step […]

How a Carbon Monoxide Detector Can Save Your Life

Every year 10,000 people in the United States are hospitalized due to carbon monoxide poisoning, about 15%, (or 1,500 people) die in the process. Carbon monoxide, the deadly gas created from partially burned fossil fuel such as heating oil, gasoline, natural gas or propane is called the “silent killer” because the victim never sees it […]

The Value In Renovating A Church

In this day and age of pinching pennies, cost savings have extended far beyond the home and into all aspects of our lives. The church is no different. However, when the collection plate gets passed around and rumors of renovation start making you second guess your offering, it may be worth reflecting on what value […]

The A Frame Ladder and Its Uses

When you need something placed too high for you to get to on your own, you’ll probably set up a ladder to be able to reach it. A-Frame ladders are highly useful for a variety of reasons – mostly because they are stable and an easy-to-use way of accessing high and hard to reach places. What […]

Trenching: Steps to Take Before Digging

We all know that when it comes to digging trenches, workers tend to get a little over-excited. They want to bring in that bulldozer and get the job done ASAP! It must be that rush of excitement they get when they hear the engine roaring or the sight of mounds of dirt pouring into a […]

Farming Trench Shoring: Constructing a Proper Trench, Part 2

This is Part 2 of the series.  Be sure to read Part 1 – A Dangerous Dig. Trenches used for farming purposes may look harmless, but they are extremely dangerous for construction workers. When dug improperly, trenches can easily cave in, crushing or suffocating anyone at the bottom of the trench. All of these accidents […]

Farming Trench Shoring: A Dangerous Dig, Part 1

Construction of farming trenches can be dangerous tasks for workers. If trenching is not done properly, such as lacking trench shields, injuries and deaths can occur through a cave in, asphyxiation due to lack of oxygen, electrocution due to contact with utilities and even drowning. These are just a few of the hazards that can […]