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  Working on vehicles can be an extremely fun and rewarding career. And as you may already know… The work takes place around highly dangerous machinery, tools, and chemicals. And, if you’re not taking the proper safety precautions – your passion for automotive work can be short-lived. A normal day at the repair shop can turn into an expensive hospital bill at the blink of an eye. Even with the safety rules and regulations your employer has set in stone… Mistakes are a dime a dozen if you work in the automotive industry. But we don’t say this to intimidate...

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  Ready to Go Hiking? Don’t Risk Your Life By Being Unprepared “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail” Everyone’s heard that quote and when it comes to your next hiking adventure… being prepared will prevent you from facing a life-and-death situation.  Without proper planning and packing, even a short day hike could turn into a potentially dangerous outing. So before you venture off into the wilderness – make sure to cross all your T’s and dot your I’s. After all, hiking is supposed to be a fun adventure… not a stressful, life-threatening event! Here are three crucial...

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    Pursuing DIY Projects? Be Careful Not to Lose a Toe... Getting started on DIY projects at home can be extremely fun but very dangerous... With summer just around the corner, you’re probably excited to get back outside or in the garage – giving your power tools some love – and spicing things up around the house. Unfortunately… Many do-it-yourself enthusiasts fall victim to painful mistakes… resulting in injury and rendering them useless. Here are a few of the most common painful experiences to pay close attention to: #1) Bump-nailing nails on your feet It happens more often than you think. If you bump...

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Intro Safety shoes are an essential item of footwear for many job roles and lifestyles, but something that not everyone considers purchasing. The reasons people may not buy safety footwear vary from not thinking they are needed, to not being able to find an aesthetically pleasing or comfortable pair. Many people know they need safety footwear, but don’t believe there to be any lightweight or aesthetically pleasing the safety shoes on the market. However, there are lots of different types of safety shoes available these days - shoes that are not clunky, heavy and uncomfortable like we often expect protective...

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