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Bike Safety: Live to Ride Another Day

Bicycling is one of the best ways to stay in shape, see the sights, save money on gas and reduce pollution. The benefits are well-known to cycling enthusiasts and local leaders nationwide who have created bike-friendly communities, complete with paths, special bicycle parking areas and other conveniences. National Bike Safety Month in May is just one way we celebrate […]

Active Shooter Safety Tips

This video, recently produced by the Houston Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security, dramatizes an active shooter incident in the workplace. Its purpose is to educate the public on how to respond during such an incident. Warning: The initial sequence in this video may be disturbing. Click here to learn more. https://home/bbnc/webapps/app-infobbnc.youtube.com/watch?v=5VcSwejU2D0

Back to School Safety

It’s time for kids to head back to school, and that means being aware. Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they – and the motorists around them – take proper safety precautions​.

Protect Yourself, Family and Loved Ones During the Pandemic

Tips and resources to help you stay safe and healthy during COVID-19.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]