The NDSC is proud to work with MSHA to protect the mining industry’s most valuable resource – miners. Mining continues to be a vital component of the North Dakota economy and as an industry, is critical to everything from electronics to building materials.
Federal statistics show that a vehicle or person is hit by a train every three hours in the US. During Rail Safety Week Operation Lifesaver of the Dakotas, and its partners are raising awareness of the importance of railroad safety practices.
AED usage combined with CPR saves lives. The survival rate of a patient defibrillated within the first 3 minutes of a cardiac arrest approaches 95%. AEDs are as essential as fire extinguishers.
Everyone knows the old joke about North Dakota’s two seasons, right? We’ve got winter and we’ve got road construction. When highway construction takes roadways down to one lane, the zipper merge can keep traffic moving while keeping you and road workers safe.
If your business needs company vehicles to do business, you pay the price. The cost to your business for a single driving incident could easily exceed $1.4 million. Yep, MILLION. You need to protect your employees and the company.
The CDC reports that three industries with the highest numbers of drug overdoses are Construction, Transportation & Warehousing and Healthcare. Drug abuse can also happen at home. You can help prevent overdoses.
Due to their devastating impact, school shootings are what first come to mind when school safety is discussed. While the school safety plans the NDSC develops with school districts address worst-case scenarios, they also are vital in managing the ongoing, inevitable daily incidences schools face.
While students will be in the classroom this fall how do we ensure schools are safe — physically, hygienically and emotionally? Building design and adequate staffing are part of the equation but planning and training are the key to safety.
There have been 27 motor vehicle fatalities in North Dakota since May 8, bringing the 2021 total to 56 as of July 12. That’s 12 more fatalities than the same time period in 2020, and two more than the same period in 2019.
Often forgotten, neglected, or even put off as something that won’t be needed, first aid kits and AEDs are a necessity and a requirement in the workplace.
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