Work is progressing as usual. There is a very busy day ahead with at least one hundred things to do before it ends. The time is 0600, then 1600. Time flies by and the work activity correspondingly increases to meet commitments. Hands are on the current task, but the mind is elsewhere, perhaps on the long list of things to get accomplished or perhaps on the family plans that evening. Suddenly, the unthinkable happens. There it is: an almost. A near miss. 

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Workplace fatigue is silently prowling in many industries all across the U.S. resulting in decreased performance and an increase in job site accidents. Employees are simply unable to get the rest they need and are dealing with extreme exhaustion.

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Asbestos kills approximately 15,000 people in the United States each year. Many of those deaths are work-related and could have been prevented with proper precautions. The first week of April is Global Asbestos Awareness Week, a time when the dangers of asbestos are brought to light so conversations about prevention can take place.

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