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June is National Safety Month!

June 12, 2018

A Message from Bridgewell’s Safety Specialist Hannah Gawrys Here at Bridgewell while we practice safety every month, we also like to celebrate National Safety Awareness Month during the month of June! The Safety Committee is composed of both management and non-management staff that meet monthly to discuss safety concerns at Bridgewell. Those on the Safety Committee represent all business areas...

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Lynnway Safety Committee Inspects New Space

July 13, 2017

Bridgewell’s Lynnway Day Habilitation Center is moving to Danvers later this month! The Lynnway Safety Committee took a trip to the new space to conduct a safety inspection. The Committee made sure electrical sockets are covered, stocked first aid and emergency kits were in all the rooms, and fire extinguishers are current and clearly marked. The group also practiced fire...

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Did you know it is National Safety Month?

June 20, 2017

June is National Safety Month! Tips from the National Safety Council to help eliminate tripping hazards to prevent falls at home and at work: Secure electrical and phone cords away from walking areas, such as hallways or in front of your desk Use non-skid rugs and be sure to tape them down to prevent rolling Keep drawers and cabinets closed...

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Safety at Lynnway

March 10, 2016

The Lynnway Day Habilitation Program’s Safety Committee, which consists of individuals served at the program and staff, advocated for a First Aid and CPR training at one of the monthly meetings. Earlier this month, Staff Developer Sarah Myers provided the training and certified 16 individuals – nearly everyone on the committee and several other interested people. The Lynnway Safety Committee,...

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Seasonal Safety

October 8, 2015

For many of us, the approach of October means several things; foliage, warmer clothes, football, and pumpkin spice…EVERYTHING!  But once upon a time it meant one thing above all others-HALLOWEEN CANDY! Whether you have kids of your own to escort from door to door, costume parties to attend with friends, or simply have to navigate the massive candy section that...

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Semi-Annual Safety Audits

October 8, 2015

A reminder to everyone that the changing of the seasons means it is once again time for the Semi-Annual Safety Audit.  Every Bridgewell program must complete a Safety Audit every March and October.  The Audit form can be found on the Employee Intranet.  Audits must be completed by a designated employee, with another employee present.  In order to ensure an...

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Emergency Preparedness Month

October 8, 2015

This past September was National Emergency Preparedness Month.  Across the nation, local and state emergency management and preparedness agencies, as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), drew attention to valuable hints, tips and best practices to keep people safe in the event of an emergency.  On the heels of this nation-wide campaign, Bridgewell enters its own Emergency Preparedness...

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