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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Smoke Alarms
A big factor that contributes to fire safety is making sure you have smoke alarms in place. Here are are some facts about smoke alarms you may not have known.
smoke  alarm  safety 
7 hours ago by Adventure_Web
3 Potential Ways to Use Wire Caging in Your Warehouse
Wire caging is one of the most practical ways to promote safety in your facility. Here are three ways you could use wire caging.
wire-caging  safety  security 
yesterday by Adventure_Web
Emergency Manuals Implementation Collaborative
The Emergency Manuals Implementation Collaborative (EMIC) fosters adoption and effective use of emergency manuals to enhance our patients’ safety. Our initial focus is perioperative care, while sharing our lessons with other fields of healthcare.

Our goals are to:
1. Provide a framework for clinicians and teams to train for, manage, debrief, and report critical events.
2. Embed the effective clinical use of emergency manuals into patient care.
3. Build a community to share tools, overcome barriers, and facilitate implementation.
4. Provide resources to improve care in dynamic fields of healthcare with high intrinsic hazard.
gawande  surgery  safety  quality  operatingroom  emergency  framework  perioperative 
2 days ago by pgorrindo
Bicycle Helmet Ratings
Bicycle Helmet Ratings

In collaboration with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, we have rated a total of 30 bike helmets using the STAR evaluation system. Our bicycle helmet impact tests evaluate a helmet's ability to reduce linear acceleration and rotational velocity of the head resulting from a range of impacts a cyclist might experience. Helmets with more stars provide a reduction in concussion risk for these impacts compared to helmets with less stars.

Wearing a helmet is most important and can be the difference between life and death in the event of a crash. These ratings supplement standards by providing additional information on which helmets best reduce concussion risk. For bike helmets, we recommend any 4 or 5 star helmet. While there are some differences in impact performance within these groups, other factors such as cost, fit, and comfort should be considered when purchasing a helmet.
bike  bicycle  helmet  safety  virginia_tech 
3 days ago by doglord
How to Handle Dry Ice Safely this Fall
If you're trying to rig up the perfect smoky cauldron this Halloween, you should read up on these dry ice safety tips before you use it this fall.
dry-ice  safety  fall 
3 days ago by Adventure_Web

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