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Training is essential for confined spaces and the hazards that may be encountered in them. This training should stress that death to the worker is the likely outcome if proper precautions are not taken before entry is made.
Outdoor activities revive the spirit and the mind - but also create hunger after a long exciting day and involve preparing at least one meal. If the food is not handled properly, foodborne illness can be an unwelcome passenger.
There are some age appropriate tasks that kids can learn. Start with the basics: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill—it can set them on a food safety path for the rest of their lifetime.
Holiday or party food service - where foods are left out for long periods - leaves the door open for uninvited guests - bacteria that cause foodborne illness.
NIOSH Publication: Preventing Fire Fighter Fatalities Due to Heart Attacks and Other Sudden Cardiovascular...
Are you a firefighter or know someone who is? As part of American Health Month, NIOSH has resources to help prevent on-duty cardiovascular deaths. Share them with all your fire fighting friends.