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Counting on Complacency in HazCom

Counting on Complacency in HazCom

Complacency and memory play a much bigger role in HazCom compliance than you think.

Taking a More Holistic Approach to Hand Protection

Taking a More Holistic Approach to Hand Protection

Following a global Pandemic, the time is now to improve your approach to PPE selection.

Improving Safety in Construction with Connected Technology

Improving Safety in Construction with Connected Technology

Real-time monitoring of conditions can protect workers and equipment from damage.



Florida Roofing Contractor Cited After Worker Fatally Injured from Fall

Florida Roofing Contractor Cited After Worker Fatally Injured from Fall

The company was cited for a violation relating to fall hazards.

Understanding the Heat Burden While Wearing Personal Protective Clothing

Understanding the Heat Burden While Wearing Personal Protective Clothing

PPE can have effects on employees who work in heat.

A Shifting Landscape: The Importance of a Safety Management Partner

Episode 153

A Shifting Landscape: The Importance of a Safety Management Partner

OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Wesco’s Ines Sira to discuss how safety professionals can stay current with new technologies and innovations.

Massachusetts Site Receives Renewal of “Star” Level Recognition

Massachusetts Site Receives Renewal of “Star” Level Recognition

The status was renewed under OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program.

How Can Workers Use PPE More Responsibly?

How Can Workers Use PPE More Responsibly?

Workers who are using PPE should inspect and wear it correctly

Nominations for NIOSH Award for Hearing Loss Prevention Recognition Still Open

Nominations for NIOSH Award for Hearing Loss Prevention Recognition Still Open

The Safe-in-Sound Award recognizes organizations that help prevent hearing loss.

For Workforce Wearables, Comfort and Mobility Must Go Hand In Hand With Assistance

For Workforce Wearables, Comfort and Mobility Must Go Hand In Hand With Assistance

Exosuits can be beneficial to workers when you consider more than assistance.

Orlando Family Dollar Store Cited for Emergency Exit Hazard, Obstructed Pathway

Orlando Family Dollar Store Cited for Emergency Exit Hazard, Obstructed Pathway

Following a worker’s death, the store was cited for willful and repeat violations.

Refinery Testing Team Designated “Star” Employer

Refinery Testing Team Designated “Star” Employer

This new status is the fifth “star” site for the company.

Rise in Trench-Related Fatalities Results in Increased Enforcement, Education

Episode 152

Rise in Trench-Related Fatalities Results in Increased Enforcement, Education

Fatalities from trench-related incidents are on the rise. OSHA is now calling on increased enforcement efforts to protect workers.

Michigan Issues Program to Reduce Heat-Related Hazards

Michigan Issues Program to Reduce Heat-Related Hazards

The program will help workers in indoor and outdoor settings.

Safe + Sound Week Promotes Health and Safety Programs at Work

Safe + Sound Week Promotes Health and Safety Programs at Work

The event will take place this year from August 15-21.

ASSP Safety 2022 Attendance was Third-Highest

ASSP Safety 2022 Attendance was Third-Highest

The event saw a turnout of 5,564 people in person and virtually.

New Best Practices Issued for Temporary Workers

New Best Practices Issued for Temporary Workers

NIOSH and other organizations like ASSP worked to put together the document.

How Workers Can Protect Themselves from Heat

How Workers Can Protect Themselves from Heat

Employers are responsible for keeping workers safe from heat, but there are steps workers can follow too.

Wisconsin Glass Companies Designated “Star” Level Sites

Wisconsin Glass Companies Designated “Star” Level Sites

The two companies were recognized for their work in health and safety.

NIOSH to Provide Free Black Lung Screening This August

NIOSH to Provide Free Black Lung Screenings This August

The confidential screenings are available to all coal miners, current or former.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Launches New 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Launches New 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The lifeline is available for mental health and suicide crisis support seven days per week, 24 hours per day.

OSHA Announces Additional Measures for Trench Safety

OSHA Announces Additional Measures for Trench Safety

Six months into 2022, trench-related deaths are already greater than in the entire year of 2021.

Underestimating PPE Fit and Size Can Impact Worker Safety

Episode 151

Underestimating PPE Fit and Size Can Impact Worker Safety

The last thing you want PPE to do is create more risk for incidents. That's why size and fit matter when selecting the right gear for the job.

Dollar General Cited for Exit Route Hazards

PA Dollar General Cited for Exit Route Hazards

The store in Pennsylvania was cited for similar violations last year.

Contractor Cited After Worker Falls and Suffers Fatal Injuries

Contractor Cited After Worker Falls and Suffers Fatal Injuries

The citations were for not checking that workers had fall protection and not training workers on correctly using fall arrest systems.

OSHA’s Heat-Related Rulings Boost Demand for Better Worker Protection

OSHA’s Heat-Related Rulings Boost Demand for Better Worker Protection

With rising temperatures and high numbers of illnesses and injuries, here's how to comply.

Safety Isn

Safety Isn’t a New Gym Membership

A culture of safety is key to success.

Case Study: Wearables Pilot Program Drives Reduction in Warehouse Hazards

Case Study: Wearables Pilot Program Drives Reduction in Warehouse Hazards

A small, wearable sensor let workers know when they were at risk for sprains.

Fast, Reliable Smoke Detection for the Dustiest Settings

Fast, Reliable Smoke Detection for the Dustiest Settings

Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) is designed for reliability and is capable of customization to minimize false alarms and maintenance, while increasing safety.

10 Common Problems When Deploying Safety Wearables

10 Common Problems When Deploying Safety Wearables

Adopting new technologies can seem risky but with a clear understanding of the common pitfalls and a well-thought out strategy, any organization can reap the benefits.