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Archive for May 2012

And the winner is…

May 30, 2012

By Matt King For the last week, as you know, we have been holding a contest to name our superhero, and today, we have a winner. Last year, when Chris and I were thinking of characters and stories for the Heads Up Safety Comics, we were batting around different names for our hero. We came […]

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Dragons in the sky… Your six safety stories!

May 25, 2012

By Matt King There’s a great quote from G.K. Chesterton. He says, “Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten.” While Chesterton may be talking about fairy tales, his quote is also perfect for the battle or fight for safety. […]

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Your mission…

May 22, 2012

UPDATE: This contest’s deadline has now passed. … if you choose to accept it. We’ve seen our heroic safety guardian save unruly workers from the deadly grasp of a rebar and the dangerous force of a bulldozer. We’ve even seen him save the world from an unimaginable black-out by stopping the evil Danger-X. This however, […]

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Let’s get repetitive… Your six safety stories!

May 18, 2012

By Matt King Have you seen Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times? Early in the movie, Chaplin (in the clip, the dude with the ‘stache) works at a factory where he does extremely repetitive, fast work. In the clip above, the danger is obvious – his muscles are overworked, he barely gets a break, etc. – but […]

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Young? You’re bound to get hurt…

May 15, 2012

By Megan Thorburn You’re 17. It’s your first day on the job. Do you want the bad news or the good news? Bad news? Okay. So, the bad news is that, statistically, you’re more likely to get hurt at work. In fact, it has been shown that young workers are three times more likely get […]

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