Safety Eyewear in the Kitchen: For Adventurous Chefs to Everyday Cooks

In July 2010, a deep-fried dumpling almost cost food blogger Gabriella Zagreb her eyesight. Leaning over her pot of boiling oil to dislodge a stuck dumpling with a spoon, the dumpling cracked open and released steam and moisture into the hot oil, … [Read more...]

Viral YouTube Video Fails on Safety: No Goggles, No Gloves, No Common Sense

Nearly a million people have now watched the recent YouTube video “LN2 Explodes In Chemistry Experiment Gone Wrong”, and every single viewer has undoubtedly shaken their head, clucked their tongue, and thought to themselves, “What a couple of … [Read more...]

Did Your Holiday Gift of Power Come with Protective Eyewear?

Perhaps you looked forward to the holidays with a little extra excitement this year because you just knew that the power tool you'd been dropping hints about all fall was under the tree or next to the Menorah, just waiting for your eager hands. Then … [Read more...]

Understanding Ergonomics, Part II

In “Understanding Ergonomics, Part I,” ergonomics was defined and the problem of a lack of ergonomics was discussed. In addition, the symptoms of repetitive strain injury were detailed along with the jobs at highest risk for such injuries. In this … [Read more...]

Fishing For Ice Safety – Ice Fishing Safety Tips

Now that the holiday hustle and bustle has gone by, it’s time for the January and February freeze – and that means ice fishing season! Spring will be here in the blink of a sunny eye, so we need to make the most out of our frozen ponds and lakes and … [Read more...]