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Electrical Safety Month   May is Mental Health Month, Motorcycle Safety Month and Electrical Safety Month. Therefore, the GPS challenge of the week is Electrical Safety! Electricity is everywhere. Some of the warning signs of a problem with electrical systems are: Dimming or flickering lights Sizzling or buzzing sounds Overheated plastic odors Flashes or sparks… Read more »

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Housekeeping, Slips, Trips & Falls   GPS challenge of the week…Housekeeping, Slips, Trips & Falls! Wet floors, cluttered work areas, cords across walkways, uneven walking surfaces, carrying a load that obstructs your vision and limited visibility can all cause a slip, trip or fall incident with injuries. GPS wants its employees to go home to… Read more »

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Protect Your EYES!   GPS challenge of the week…Protect your EYES! March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month! Your eyes are very important to you, your family and your livelihood. You should wear only ANSI-approved safety glasses, face shields or goggles to protect your eyes when welding, cutting and for protection from all types of flying… Read more »

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What to do in Severe Weather/Tornado?     GPS challenge of the week…What to do in Severe Weather/Tornado? Do you know the difference between a Severe Weather/Tornado watch and a Severe Weather/Tornado warning? A watch means conditions are favorable but not occurring or imminent versus a warning which means conditions are occurring or are imminent…. Read more »

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March is Ladder Safety Month.     GPS challenge of the week…Ladder Safety! The American Ladder Institute (ALI) has designated March as National Ladder Safety Month, an opportunity to raise awareness and provide resources to decrease the number of ladder-related incidents. You the worker can reduce the chance of falling during a climb by: wearing… Read more »