EHS-For You and Your Family

Power Tools

Most of us have power tools at home.  They can make difficult and repetitive jobs easy, but they also cause thousands of injuries each year.  Knowing the correct operating information about these tools can help keep you safe at home.  The National Ag Safety Database has a page that describes general power tool safety as well as information about specific tools.  They also have a page regarding outdoor power equipment (mowers, chainsaws, atvs, etc) and welding.

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University News
April 21, 2014
John Forbes, PH’80, owner and manager of Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale, was selected to receive the 2014 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). As part of this honor, he will deliver the 2014 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture on Wednesday, April 23.
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