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Tagged: national safety month

June 9, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 9, 2014 PHOTOS AVAILABLE Alexandria, Va. – Far too often, people face grave safety threats after a hurricane or severe weather ends when they begin to clean-up their homes and businesses. It’s important for homeowners and businesses to have proper equipment on hand and to be familiar with safe operating procedures when an emergency hits. During National Safety Month in June, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, encourages homeowners and businesses to take stock of their power tools and [.....]

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June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) advises consumers to remain alert and aware of where kids are when mowing this summer. “The best safety advice we can give is to simply keep children off of riding mowers and out of the work area while operating a mower,” said Kris Kiser, President and CEO of OPEI.  “You don’t allow a child to get behind the wheel of a car or run around a moving car, so just follow this same principle when it comes to mowers.” In time for National Safety Month, an annual observance to educate [.....]

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