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Thanks to the past, we can push towards the future.

The Safeguard Compass is a result of our never-ending push for higher safety standards in the workplace. Influencers of today’s safety technology have a variety of different roots ranging from Charles Dalziel to electroreception in sharks. Read our blogs to learn the history of the industry along with the critical improvements made in employee safety.

How Important Is Rapid Emergency Response?

How Important Is Rapid Emergency Response?

On February 16, 1968, the first 911 call was made in Haleyville, Alabama. That call marked the advent of the 911 universal emergency call system, first proposed in 1957, that was engineered specifically to enable people anywhere in the United States to call one, single, easily-remembered number in the event of a fire, police, accident, or medical emergency.

Connecting Your Workforce for Enhanced Safety

Connecting Your Workforce for Enhanced Safety

In certain types of jobs, most of the actual work takes place out in the field. This is typically the case for utility workers. Field workers play the most critical roles in the function and success of restoring power and maintaining the electrical grid for communities across the country.

Electrical Safety During Natural Disasters

Electrical Safety During Natural Disasters

We use electrical equipment so much in modern life that we can often forget how extraordinary it is. We think nothing of flipping on a switch when we need light or powering up our televisions whenever we get bored.