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Woman drinking water How to Beat the Heat

June 21, 2022

It’s hot out there! Look for the signs and symptoms of heat stress and follow advice for avoiding heat-related illness from Carolina’s Environment, Health and Safety department.

Categories: Safety Awareness News

Safety Awareness Month proclamation June 2022 is Safety Awareness Month

June 3, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has declared June as Safety Awareness month. Across North Carolina, workplace safety is emphasized during this month to stress the importance of identifying and eliminating safety hazards.

Categories: Safety Awareness News

Workers drinking water from back of truck Heat Stress

May 31, 2022

Hot weather is here. Every year in the US, there are dozens of preventable worker deaths and thousands more workers become ill from extreme heat or humid conditions. Learn how to protect yourself during this type of extreme weather.

Categories: Safety Awareness News, Workplace Safety News

National Safety Stand-Down Join the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction: May 2-6

May 2, 2022

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.

Categories: Safety Awareness News

Orange County Creek Week 2022 Orange County Hosts Inaugural Creek Week from March 12-19

March 10, 2022

Show your love for Orange County’s waterways during the first-ever Orange County Creek Week, set for March 12-19. The initiative will engage the public on the importance of clean and healthy waterways.

Categories: Stormwater News, Water Safety News