FEB
05

OSHA National News Release

OSHA National News Release
OSHA has published a press release in regards to an updated guidance on COVID-19  worker protections.  _____________________________________________________ OSHA Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor | January 29, 2021 US Department of Labor issues stronger workplace guidance on coronavirus New OSHA guidance seeks to mitigate, prevent viral spread in the workplace WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued stronger worker safety guidance to help employers and workers implement a coronavirus prevention program and better identify risks which could lead to exposure and contraction. Last week, ...
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FEB
02

Teacher Tuesday: Ron Streit

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  Way up North, where the North Dakota and Minnesota border collide is the city of Fargo, home of the Eagles. There, at Fargo Davies High School, Ron Streit is the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Instructor, as well as the SkillsUSA Advisor. Ron Streit has been a teacher for 31 years. In the beginning of his career, he worked as a teacher in Grenora, North Dakota and as a contractor to learn many different skills. Streit launched his own business, Ron's Home Repair, back in 1994. This was a way to make an income during the summer break and has since created a reputable name for himself in the community. He now works with homeowners, teaching them how to remodel and make repairs. In...
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JAN
27

2020 Q4 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!

2020 Q4 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!
Each quarter, CareerSafe® hosts a scholarship opportunity for students that have completed a CareerSafe course. Students are encouraged to create a written or video essay describing how the OSHA 10-Hour training has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. Quarter 4 of the National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest had some outstanding essay entries! The four essays that were selected stood out from the rest, demonstrating the significance behind the opportunity our OSHA 10-Hour training courses provide. Congratulations to our Quarter 4 winners: Dylan Forshee from HSRYC Vocational Studies Jemil Johnson from Hogan Street Alternative A...
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DEC
31

How to Safely Ring in the New Year

How to Safely Ring in the New Year
We did it! We made it to the end of 2020, and that is undeniably something to celebrate! When ringing in the new year please remember to follow these safety measures to ensure you start your New Year off strong. ● FIREWORK SAFETY: If you are setting off fireworks at home please follow these precautionary measures to protect you, your loved ones, and those around you. -Learn the local and country requirements for the use of consumer fireworks. -Always read and follow label directions. -Always have an adult present. -Only ignite fireworks outdoors in cleared areas away from houses, buildings, dry leaves, and flammable materials. -Keep water handy for fires and emergencies. -Never experiment or...
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DEC
09

Congratulations to the Seven Finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award!

Congratulations to the Seven Finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award!
Each year, CareerSafe highlights the top safety educators in the country who go above and beyond to teach their students the importance of safety education as not just a tool, but a skill for life.   This year,  CareerSafe  received 40 nominations of outstanding educators from all over the country ! Of those 40 interviewed, our team had the extremely difficult task of narrowing down the finalists. We would like to c ongratulations the se seven finalists for the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year Award! James Buck , Wayne Technical & Career Center Mr. James Buck is a Residential Wiring Instructor and has been a teacher for 25 years! Mr. Buck is a huge advocate for the Ca...
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DEC
04

Congratulations to the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year, Mr. Malcolm Roach!

Congratulations to the 2020 Safety Educator of the Year, Mr. Malcolm Roach!
Mr. Malcolm Roach, Construction Carpentry instructor at North Montco Technical Career Center in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, was awarded the "2020 Safety Educator of the Year" national award in November. Mr. Roach has found a top notch curriculum that emphasizes safety in the classroom. Through his unique and detailed safety procedures, Mr. Roach directs an engaging and highly effective hands-on learning environment that naturally fosters a foundational of safety."Safety is important in my classroom because at any given day I could have twelve to twenty students in this room," Malcolm explains."You can't watch everyone at once. I don't care if you're the Superman of CTE. You have to be able to,...
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NOV
06

Quarter 3 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!

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   Each quarter, CareerSafe® hosts a scholarship opportunity for students that have completed a CareerSafe course. Students are encouraged to create a written or video essay describing how the OSHA 10-Hour training has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. Congratulations to our Quarter 3 winners: Zena Altawallbeh from Highland Park Senior High School Subashri Buck from Harding Senior High School Logan Donohoo from Fairfield Career Center Nadia Lee from Clovis High School    Winner, Logan Donohoo from Fairfield Career Center, wrote: "OSHA training course has taught me priceless lessons that quite possibly may save m...
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OCT
30

All Treats, No Tricks this Halloween!

All Treats, No Tricks this Halloween!
  This year, Halloween is on Saturday, there will be a Full Moon, AND Daylight Savings comes to an end! This means we get an extra hour of sleep, or celebrating, when the clocks "fall back" one hour on Sunday, November 1 st , 2020 at 2 a.m.! How amazing is that?   Now although Halloween may be a little different this year due to COVID-19, we can still have fun! Here are some helpful safety tips and precautionary measures you and your family should take if you plan on participating in this year's spooky festivities. Trick-or-Treat Safety: Avoid direct contact with trick-or-treaters. Give out treats outdoors, if possible. Set up a station with individually bagged treats for kids to t...
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SEP
01

Zoom Etiquette for Online Learning

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With summer coming to an end and the new school year beginning, classrooms may look a little different this year. Many schools have switched over to distance learning to ensure the safety of their students and faculty. While online learning can be a bit of an adjustment, we, at CareerSafe, want you to be fully prepared! Here are some Zoom etiquette tips to help you with this adjustment! Tip #1: Have a tidy work environment to set you up for success! ●Do your work at a desk or kitchen table and avoid working from your bed ●Have good lighting while your computer camera is turned on so your teacher can see you ●Reduce clutter and other distractions around you (put your phone away!) Tip #2: As t...
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AUG
03

Quarter 2 National Youth Safety Essay Scholarship Contest Winners Announced!

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Each quarter, CareerSafe® hosts a scholarship opportunity for students that have completed a CareerSafe course. Students are encouraged to create a written or video essay describing how the OSHA 10-Hour training has made an impact in the way they recognize hazards and how it will be a benefit to their future. Congratulations to our Quarter 2 Winners:  Breana Fang from Clovis East High School Sara Martinez from Tom C. Clark High School Briana Munoz from Peoria High School Natalie Rikard from Saluda High School ​Winner, Breana Fang from Clovis East High School, wrote:         "Everything that I have learned in this OSHA training, it will definitely benefit my future. A...
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