SAFETYNET: A place to find information about safe practices in the workplace.

Past Safety Tips

Motorcycle Safety

Coming in May, Motorcycle Safety Month focuses on raising awareness about how to safely ride, and share the road, with motorcycles. Learn more.

May is Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, at any age. In America today, stroke in young adults is increasing at an alarming rate. On top of that, 73% of young Americans are not familiar with stroke symptoms and the need for urgent medical attention. During National Stroke Awareness Month, learn more about the impact of […]

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is called the “Invisible Killer” because it’s a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. More than 150 people in the Unites States die every year from accidental nonfire-related CO poisoning associated with consumer products, including generators. Other products include faulty, improperly-used or incorrectly-vented fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, stoves, water heaters […]

Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. The CDC offers tips to avoid becoming sick.

Make a Plan – Be Prepared

As many of you know, Anchorage expereienced a large earthquake last week. Thankfully, all of our Anchorage-based staff and families, as well as residents around the state, are safe. While cleaning up broken glass and plaster is challenging, things can be replaced – people cannot. Being prepared for an emergency is one of the best […]

Recognizing hidden dangers: 25 steps to a safer office

It’s fairly obvious that safety and health hazards can exist on work sites filled with heavy machinery and equipment, where employees often are required to engage in strenuous manual labor. A job where most of the work tasks are completed while sitting in a chair in a climate-controlled office building would seem less fraught with […]

Stay Safe on the 4th; Leave Fireworks to The Pros

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July. Learn more about staying safe during this American holiday.

5 Fast Tips for Preventing Colds

There are simple steps you can take to get through cold season. Learn more!

A Message to Employees Affected by Hurrican Matthew

Dear BBNC Subsidiary Employees: I want to let those of you being affected by Hurricane Matthew know that you are in the BBNC board and staff’s thoughts and prayers. Please take proper precautions to keep you and your families safe. Jason Metrokin President and CEO

7 Preventable Safety Mistakes Infographic

30 percent of employees injured at work have been on the job for less than a year. Check out this infographic to learn about the risks facing new hires, and how you can help new employees work safely and effectively.