“An employer should provide ISO 12312-2 compliant viewing glasses if they are encouraging or hosting a viewing party,” Amy K. Harper, Journey to Safety Excellence & Workplace Strategy Director at the National Safety Council based in Itasca , Illinois ...
8/16/2017
Chicago Tribune A study of traffic fatalities nationwide by the National Safety Council, an Itasca -based safety advocacy group, found that deaths in Illinois went up 4 percent in the first half of 2017, to 516 from 494, compared to the first six months...
8/15/2017
CBS Chicago Landscapers said they were booked solid with cleanup jobs in Itasca until further notice. Indeed, work seems never-ending for homeowners along a section of Broker Avenue. A 52-foot evergreen tree toppled in Robert Cudzich's yard during the...
7/24/2017
WGN-TV SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- Strong winds, severe downpours and hail caused major damage in several north and northwest suburbs with Schaumburg and Itasca among the hardest hit. Massive amounts of rainfall -- then hail --and high winds quickly...
7/22/2017
Gust to 74 mph with 1 1/4″ hail at Itasca IL – Many limbs down in Schaumburg and Roselle IL. Large hail at Elk Grove Village and Wood Dale IL. Gust to 70 mph plus hail at Pingree Grove. Many trees down on the east side of Elgin IL – wind est. 70...
7/22/2017
Nearly 30,000 residents were left without power in northern Illinois after a series of thunderstorms rolled through the area. As of 11 p.m. on Friday night, just under 30,000 people were without power. Most of the outages were in Winnebago County, with...
7/22/2017
The storms that rolled through the suburbs late Friday afternoon left a line of damage in their path, including downed trees and power lines. An Itasca Fire Protection District official said the storm was so bad that it may have been a microburst or ......
7/21/2017