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How to Keep Workers Safe During Flood and Storm Cleanup

How to Keep Workers Safe During Flood and Storm Cleanup

Workers helping with cleanup after a flood or storm can be exposed to multiple hazards.

Keeping Delivery Drivers Safe Near Railroads

Keeping Delivery Drivers Safe Near Railroads

Nonprofit Operation Lifesaver, Inc., published PSAs about train and rail safety.

Does Working from Home Affect your Mental Health?

Does Working from Home Affect your Mental Health?

There are both benefits and downsides to working from home.



Microbial Growth During Handling, Packaging, Shipping and Storing Contents

Microbial Growth During Handling, Packaging, Shipping and Storing Contents

Packers, shippers and movers can protect themselves from visibly microbial contaminated goods.

NIOSH, US Coast Guard Makes Funding Available for Safety Training, Research for Commercial Fishing

NIOSH, US Coast Guard Makes Funding Available for Safety Training, Research for Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishing is a dangerous occupation and exposes workers to many hazardous conditions.

Safety and Health Concerns Affecting Health Workers Around the World

Safety and Health Concerns Affecting Health Workers Around the World

The World Health Organization provides examples of successful practices to keep these workers safe.

Experts to Speak at West Virginia University on Total Worker Health

Listen to the “Total Worker Health® Strategies for the Future of Work” session in person or online.

Foundry Worker Suffers Fatal Burns After Falling into Equipment

Foundry Worker Suffers Fatal Burns After Falling into Equipment

The foundry’s operator was cited for one willful violation after the worker’s death.

Choosing Effective Safety Training Methods

Episode 175

Choosing Effective Safety Training Methods

Everyone learns differently so it is important to incorporate different training styles for knowledge retention and safer work.

Research Shows More Google Searches for Excuses to Miss Work in 2021, 2022 Than Years Prior

Research Shows More Google Searches for Excuses to Miss Work in 2021, 2022 Than Years Prior

Creating a workplace where all employees are supported is more important than ever before.

Signed Letter Advises Changes to Maryland’s Heat Stress Standard Draft

Signed Letter Advises Changes to Maryland’s Heat Stress Standard Draft

The letter signed by many organizations and individuals called the state’s draft “completely inadequate,” and asked them to look to other state’s standards for examples.

After Mezzanine Collapse in Boston, Two Contractors Face Citations and Proposed Penalties

After Mezzanine Collapse in Boston, Two Contractors Face Citations and Proposed Penalties

The collapse caused one worker to lose their legs and two others to be injured.

Women’s Bureau to Hold ‘Women in Apprenticeship: Building Our Power’ Webinar

The webinar will take place on November 17, 2022, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

MA Roofing Contractor Cited for Fifth Citation Related to Falls in Eight Years

MA Roofing Contractor Cited for Fifth Citation Related to Falls in Eight Years

OSHA cited the company for four willful and two serious violations and proposed penalties totaling $137,196.

The Effects of Mold on Workers and How to Keep It Out of Your Workplace

The Effects of Mold on Workers and How to Keep It Out of Your Workplace

The presence of mold at work can cause negative health effects for some workers.

Staying Up to Date: How NFPA is Digitizing Codes and Standards

Episode 174

Staying Up to Date: How NFPA is Digitizing Codes and Standards

Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with NFPA LiNK Director Kyle Spencer to talk all about NFPA’s inspiration for LiNK, recent updates to the program and the future of digitization at NFPA.

Making the Right Choice: NIOSH Suggestions for Avoiding Counterfeit Respirators

Making the Right Choice: NIOSH Suggestions for Avoiding Counterfeit Respirators

When you're purchasing respirators off a website, there are important elements to be on the lookout for.

Stop the Job: Don

Episode 173

Stop the Job: Don't Risk Injury for Productivity

Encouraging employees to stop the job in an unsafe scenario comes with a long list of complications. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how you can encourage employees to prioritize health and safety.

Washington State Lifts COVID-19 Emergency Orders

Washington State Lifts COVID-19 Emergency Orders

Even though the emergency orders ended last week, employers should not stop protecting their workers from COVID-19.

New Report Outlines Concerns EHS and EGS Professionals Face Today

New Report Outlines Concerns EHS and EGS Professionals Face Today

A new research report from Intelex Technologies uses responses from 450 EHS and ESG professionals.

ASSP SafetyFOCUS Sessions to be Held February 2023

The sessions will take place in person and online from February 13 to 17 and online only from February 20 to 24.

MA Crouton Manufacturer Recognized with “Star” Designation

MA Crouton Manufacturer Recognized with “Star” Designation

The company was recognized following an evaluation in April 2022.

Dollar General Issued Proposed Penalties of Over $2.7M After Recent Inspections

Dollar General Issued Proposed Penalties of Over $2.7M After Recent Inspections

Since 2017, Dollar General and Dolgencorp LLC have been issued a total of $12.3 million in proposed penalties.

Why Soft Skills and DEI Matter for Professional Growth

Why Soft Skills and DEI Matter for Professional Growth

Take a look at some soft skills and how they can influence DEI in the workplace.

Enhancing Workplace Safety with the Adoption of Artificial Intelligence

Episode 172

Enhancing Workplace Safety with the Adoption of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence may sound like something from the future, but it is already changing the way companies enhance their workplace safety programs. On this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with SparkCognition's Stephen Gold to talk about how advanced technologies can seamlessly fit in with your program today.

Vinyl Tile Manufacturer Cited After Worker Caught in Machine, Injured

Vinyl Tile Manufacturer Cited After Worker Caught in Machine, Injured

The location in Ohio has seen seven injuries since 2017 from a lack of following machine safety procedures, including the most recent incident.

How to Protect Yourself and Coworkers During Flu Season

How to Protect Yourself and Coworkers During Flu Season

With the height of flu season just around the corner, you can act now to protect yourself and others in the workplace.