Tag Archive: safety

Sep 27 2011

Military generals join Texans in calling for border security action

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Despite empty assurances from Washington, communities along the Texas/Mexico border continue to face threats and violence from invading Mexican drug cartels. With the release of our commissioned report, “Texas Border Security: A Strategic Military Assessment,” the Texas Department of Agriculture offers a powerful perspective into this national security breach. …

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Aug 31 2011

Free safety courses offered

The courses are provided free through the KC Workforce Development’s Risk Management Institute which is funded by a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance Company. For more information, to register, or to inquire about other 2011 courses, call 903-988-7426 or e-mail emcclellan@kilgore.edu. Registration forms and full course descriptions are available at the risk Management website, http://www.kilgore.edu/risk_management.asp.

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Aug 16 2011

Truckers play a key food safety role

By Amanda Hitt Food safety is running afoul in Springdale — in more ways than one. First, meat and grain agribusiness giant Cargill Inc. recalled 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a salmonella outbreak and temporarily shut its turkey processing plant in the Arkansas city in early August. Then, a Tyson Foods driver …

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Jun 29 2011

Fourth of July safety reminders

The City of Longview is urging residents to be safe during the upcoming 4th of July weekend. The Longview Fire and Police Departments want to remind citizens it is against City ordinance to use or have fireworks, including firecrackers, bottle rockets, skyrockets or sparklers. Anyone caught with fireworks inside the City limits will be issued …

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Jun 07 2011

Hot weather

The City of Longview Animal Control is encouraging residents to take precautions to make sure their pets are kept hydrated and cool this summer. Those precautions include: • Provide a shelter for your outside animals. Access to a shady spot can help keep your pet keep cool. • Fresh water should be available at all …

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May 12 2011

AEP SWEPCO touts National Electric Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month. AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) offers the following Residential Safety Checklist to assist customers in making their homes and offices more electrically safe this month and throughout the year. OUTLETS: Check for outlets that have loose fitting plugs, which can overheat and lead to fire. Replace any missing …

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