Fuel is burned in nearly any situation in which we use fire or natural gas power, from running our vehicles to heating our homes and workplaces. When an area isn’t properly ventilated where fuel is burning, you and other Iowa residents may be in danger of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The sun is going down sooner, the weather is getting colder and soon we will be seeing the leaves change to signal that autumn is here. Even though studies show that summer is one of the most dangerous times of the year, fall has some exclusive hazards that were not as prevalent when it was warmer out. October will mark the beginning of deer mating season.
When you run across hazing in the headlines, it usually involves incidents on college campuses. However, you and other Iowa residents may be interested to learn that hazing can also occur on the job, and it is more common than you might think. Workplace hazing can have devastating consequences for those who are targeted, including emotional and psychological trauma.