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Summer Safety 101: Safety Precautions and First-Aid Prep

Posted on August 8, 2018

Summer Safety 101: Safety Precautions and First-Aid Prep

Although summer is a celebrated season, it’s important to remember the proper safety precautions when you’re out and about on your summer excursions to keep your summer siesta from becoming a safety hazard. This includes having a first-aid kit with you at all times that possess all of the proper essentials.

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Vehicle Fire Suppression Systems: Dry Chemical, Wet Agent or Dual Agent?

Posted on July 3, 2018

Vehicle Fire Suppression Systems: Dry Chemical, Wet Agent or Dual Agent?

Vehicle fire suppression systems are vital safety features for everything from heavy machinery for mining to buses for public transit. Unlike a simple fire extinguisher, suppression systems can detect and suppress fires before operators are harmed or equipment is damaged.

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Sphag Sorb: Spill Control Absorbent for Oil, Gas and Paint

Posted on May 17, 2018

Sphag Sorb: Spill Control Absorbent for Oil, Gas and Paint

If you’re changing the oil in your car and there’s a small spill that needs cleaned up, then kitty litter might be good enough to get the job done. But if you’re working with hazardous material or worried about environmental impact, then you’ll need something better to clean up the mess.

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OSHA Fire Safety Training and Fire Extinguisher Requirements

Posted on April 30, 2018

OSHA Fire Safety Training and Fire Extinguisher Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) fire safety training teaches employees how to react in this situations like this one, and many others, so that a controllable fire doesn’t become uncontrollable. If something more serious does occur, then everyone will know where to go, so that nobody gets hurt.

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AED Training in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

Posted on March 21, 2018

AED Training in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

How many times have you walked by an AED? How many times have you needed to use one? AEDs are located just about everywhere because sudden cardiac arrest can happen at any time. But if someone is able to respond quickly and perform CPR or use an AED then the chance of survival increases drastically.

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Burn Safety: Thermal Burn Prevention and Treatment

Posted on February 1, 2018

Burn Safety: Thermal Burn Prevention and Treatment

The first week of February is National Burn Awareness Week, which means it’s the perfect time to brush up on burn safety tips. Do you know what’s the most common type of burn? If you guessed it has something to do with fire, boiling water or the sun, then you’d be right! Because thermal burns include all three.

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5 Ways to Prevent Cooking Fires at Home

Posted on January 15, 2018

5 Ways to Prevent Cooking Fires at Home

At home, cooking is the number one hazard. Number one! More fires occur in the kitchen than anywhere else in the home. That’s why it’s important to keep these easy safety measures in mind to help prevent fires throughout the year.

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Hawkeye Fire & Safety Named 2017 BRAVO Award Winner

Posted on December 11, 2017

Hawkeye Fire & Safety Named 2017 BRAVO Award Winner

Hawkeye Fire & Safety has served the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas for more than 30 years and, now, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance has recognized that success by honoring Hawkeye Fire & Safety with a BRAVO Award at Good Morning, Cedar Rapids! on Nov. 2, 2017.

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Are You Serving Fizzy Soda With C02 Safely?

Posted on April 27, 2017

Are You Serving Fizzy Soda With C02 Safely?

From movie theaters to convenience stores to fancy restaurants, beverage-grade carbon dioxide makes fizzy drinks possible. If you’ve ever accidentally received flat Coca-Cola, then you know just how important C02 is for pressurized beer and soda systems. You never want a customer to pay for a cool, refreshing beverage, only to receive undrinkable syrup.

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How to Safely Store, Transport and Dispose of Biohazardous Waste

Posted on April 13, 2017

How to Safely Store, Transport and Dispose of Biohazardous Waste

Handling biohazardous waste is always dangerous. It can be contaminated with infectious pathogens or cause damage to the environment. Gloves, towels and personal protective equipment are just some of the most common items that require special storage, transportation and disposal.

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