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Preparing for the Unexpected

As we move into the spring and summer, safety directors should be prepared for all the types of weather Mother Nature can throw at us.

Get Ready for the Heat with Cooling Technology

Get Ready for the Heat with Cooling Technology

Protective apparel that keeps workers cool should be a safety priority.

A Fall Protection Plan for Confined Space Rescues

A Fall Protection Plan for Confined Space Rescues

How to prepare for and safely execute a confined space fall rescue.



What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards and the COVID-19 Vaccine

What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards and the COVID-19 Vaccine

With the beginning of the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine comes the new concern of exposure to harmful gases.

Preparing for Unpredictable Spring Weather

Preparing for Unpredictable Spring Weather

Spring is just around the corner, so it’s time to prepare with the proper protective gear for the season.

From the Hard Hat to the Helmet

From the Hard Hat to the Helmet

Innovations in technology have led to the industry shift from hard hats to helmets.

A Look at How Employers are Improving Workplace Safety and Health

Workplace safety and health is a much discussed topic. What are employers doing about it?

CDC Launches Tool that Helps Americans Find COVID-19 Vaccines

CDC Launches Tool that Helps Americans Find COVID-19 Vaccines

The CDC is trying to make it easier for Americans to find available doses of the Coronavirus vaccine.

Hearing Protection: Let’s Get Personal

Hearing Protection: Let’s Get Personal

Properly protecting workers’ hearing goes beyond simple hearing protection devices.

The Safety Gap Challenges in Gas Detection

Episode 56

The Safety Gap — Challenges in Gas Detection

In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard talks with Honeywell Offering Manager Lead Richard Dunn about the "safety gap" he and his team found when surveying customer needs for gas detection.

FDA Endorses Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot Covid-19 Vaccine

FDA Endorses Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot Covid-19 Vaccine

The FDA has officially cleared the way for a third Coronavirus vaccine in the U.S.

Training + Education = Balanced Safety Professional

Yorlanda Fisher, President of Warriors 4 Safety, writes about the divide found amongst safety professionals when it comes to training versus education.

Improve Company Safety with Great Toolbox Talks

Improve Company Safety with Great Toolbox Talks

How can you hold effective toolbox talks to ensure your team is safer on the job?

Is Time Contributing to Traumatic Injuries on the Job?

Is Time Contributing to Traumatic Injuries on the Job?

A new study shows that workers could be more likely to sustain an injury mid-shift.

Is the Definition of Workplace Impairment Changing?

A new survey finds that employers believe “impairment” at work means more than the results of substances.

Safety Directors Have Spoken: Footwear Struggles You Might be Having

Episode 55

Safety Directors Have Spoken: Footwear Struggles You Might be Having

A survey sent to safety directors has narrowed down the top struggles workers have with their protective footwear. Listen along as Editor Sydny Shepard and Vice President of Marketing at Warson Brands discuss the results of the survey and more.

New Legislation Introduced to Ensure the Safety of Transportation Workers

Under the new legislation, coronavirus testing for transportation workers would be prioritized.

New Fall Experience Survey Aims to Advance Workplace Safety

Safety professionals are encouraged to participate in the Fall Experience Survey by April 30.

Life Beyond the Pandemic

Life Beyond the Pandemic

Understanding the long-term symptoms of the coronavirus, it is clear that the virus will continue to impact public health in the future.

Americans are Backsliding on Hygiene Efforts Amid Pandemic

Efforts to curb the transmission of contracting COVID-19 by handwashing has lessened according to an annual survey from Bradley Corp.

How Employers Are Expanding Benefits in 2021

How Employers Are Expanding Benefits in 2021

As the workforce alters with the long-term effects of the pandemic, companies are expanding their benefits for employees.

Staying Safe and Warm as the U.S. Sees Record-Breaking Temperatures

Staying Safe and Warm as the U.S. Sees Record-Breaking Temperatures

For essential workers that must work through the cold conditions, there are many things to keep in mind to stay safe and healthy through the winter storm.

Managing Complacency

Managing Complacency

Issues stemming from complacency will decrease if an organization creates a culture that embraces enterprise-wide risk management.

Workplace Safety Training Survey Finds Companies Struggle with Finding Effective Methods

Companies are still struggling to find time to train employees on workplace safety. Others can’t verify if their training programs are effective.

What OSHA

What OSHA's New COVID-19 Mandates Mean for Employers

OSHA’s new guidance is sure to keep employees safe, especially since the organization can enforce more rules at any time.

Safety Speak: New Information Released on the Fatal Poultry Plant Gas Leak in Georgia

Episode 54

Safety Speak: New Information Released on the Fatal Poultry Plant Gas Leak in Georgia

Editor Sydny Shepard goes over the newest information from the Chemical Safety Board on the gas leak at a Georgia poultry plant that killed 6 people.

The Manual Handling Technology That is Saying Goodbye to Workers Comp Claims

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The Manual Handling Technology That is Saying Goodbye to Workers Comp Claims

Get ready, safety leaders - are you geared up to push the boundaries of manual handling safety? Pretty soon your workers will be wanting these pocket-sized wearables to assist them to move safe at work.

OSHA Cites Rail Car Company for Confined Spaces Violations

Trinity Rail and Maintenance Services Inc. was cited for 11 serious violations after the death of two employees in August.

Health Organizations Petition Safety Agencies to Issue Occupational COVID-19 Guidance

Health Organizations Petition Safety Agencies to Issue Occupational COVID-19 Guidance

The American Industrial Hygiene Association joined with eight other organizations to call on OSHA and the CDC to create coronavirus guidelines.

CDC Study Says Double Masks Offer More COVID-19 Protection

CDC Study Says Double Masks Offer More COVID-19 Protection

Wearing two masks blocks 92.5 percent of respiratory particles that could carry the coronavirus.