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MO Contractor Cited for Four Violations After Worker Fatally Injured Following Trench Collapse

MO Contractor Cited for Four Violations After Worker Fatally Injured Following Trench Collapse

In the first six months of 2022, trench-related deaths were higher than in the year 2021.

Mental Health in the Workforce: How to Support your Employees

Mental Health in the Workforce: How to Support your Employees

Support your employee’s mental health every day, not just on World Mental Health Day.

Mindset Matters: Just One Thought Can Halt Safety Progress

Episode 167

Mindset Matters: Just One Thought Can Halt Safety Progress

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses why mindset matters, how external struggles can bring internal battles and how you can turn it all around with just one thought.



Top OSHA Violations Remind Employers of the Need for Continued Attention to Respirators

Top OSHA Violations Remind Employers of the Need for Continued Attention to Respirators

Selecting the right respirators for your employees is essential to keeping them protected, but how do you know what kind to choose?

Amazon Sues Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries

Amazon Sues Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries

The complaint claims that citation abatement rules violate the right to a due process.

A New Window to Global Safety and Productivity: Presenting NFPA LiNK

As the world rapidly evolves with soaring populations and advanced new building materials, those of us who work in jobs that impact safety must work smarter, faster, and more collaboratively to stay ahead. We must work with the highest level of safety knowledge. We must quickly adapt to help keep our constantly evolving world safe.

Blackline Safety’s Refresh Trade-in Program Arms Industrial Workers with Next-Generation Safety Equipment

In today’s industrial workplace where staying ahead of safety risks is paramount to keeping workers safe on the job, connected safety technology is no longer a nice-to-have solution. The more wearable technology becomes commonplace, from using a watch to monitor your heart rate to tracking your next Uber ride on your smartphone, the more using Internet-of-Things (IoT) safety-based devices is considered a must-have on the job.

Why Differential Air Pressure Monitoring is Critical to Employee Safety

Why Differential Air Pressure Monitoring is Critical to Employee Safety

Choosing the right differential pressure monitoring system can show your employees that your care about their safety.

OSHA Cites Candy Manufacturer After Workers Allegedly Exposed to Amputation Hazards

OSHA Cites Candy Manufacturer After Workers Allegedly Exposed to Amputation Hazards

Ferrara Candy Co. was cited for five violations after an inspection.

Protecting Frontline Workers in the Utilities Industry with Connected Safety

Episode 166

Protecting Frontline Workers in the Utilities Industry with Connected Safety

Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Blackline Safety's Sean Stinson and NiSource's Prajwal Deshpande to discuss practical implementations of connected technology to enhance worker safety.

Cabinet Manufacturer Faces Citations After Worker Electrocuted

Cabinet Manufacturer Faces Citations After Worker Electrocuted

The citations include violations for not using energy isolating devices, PPE and ladder use.

Wood Products Manufacturing Facility Redesignated “Star” Site

Wood Products Manufacturing Facility Redesignated “Star” Site

Huber Engineered Woods LLC was renamed a "star" site after an evaluation in April 2022.

MA Company Cited Following Worker Death During Demolition Project

MA Company Cited Following Worker Death During Demolition Project

The worker and an excavator fell 80 feet after a floor collapsed.

Alcohol Is Still the Number One Threat to Workplace Safety

Alcohol Is Still the Number One Threat to Workplace Safety

Alcohol remains the most common substance abused by workers.

Hypothermia and Nine More Winter Workplace Hazards

Hypothermia and Nine More Winter Workplace Hazards

A hot summer can make winter seem less dangerous, but don’t be fooled.

Modern Technology Results in Improved Workplace Safety

Modern Technology Results in Improved Workplace Safety

The use of technology will continue to play a role in the improvement of workplace safety.

The Impact of Revising the Benzene Threshold Exposure Limit

The Impact of Revising the Benzene Threshold Exposure Limit

It is estimated that nearly 1.37 million workers are exposed to benzene at work.

The Priceless Value of Implementing Safety Tech

The Priceless Value of Implementing Safety Tech

Investing in the right technology can make for a more productive and safer workplace.

Choosing the Right Respiratory Protection

Choosing the Right Respiratory Protection

It is important for you and your workers to have confidence in your safety equipment.

Smarter, Safer, Smaller: The Future of Wearable Technology

Smarter, Safer, Smaller: The Future of Wearable Technology

More data than ever is being collected.

Managing Cold Stress with the Proper PPE

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Managing Cold Stress with the Proper PPE

No matter the type of work, any worker exposed to cold temperatures faces risks.

Here’s Why Constant Bending Can Be Troublesome

Here’s Why Constant Bending Can Be Troublesome

No, back pain is not caused just by heavy lifting.

How Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Jobs

How Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Jobs

Synchronous work between humans and technology will change how we work.

Workplace Safety Inspections: Preparing for and Conducting Your Own

Episode 165

Workplace Safety Inspections: Preparing for and Conducting Your Own

In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses three ways that you can be ensuring your company is on track with safety and health compliance measures.

The Widening World of Wearable Safety

The Widening World of Wearable Safety

What are safety wearables?

Facing a Combustible Dust Hazard? Consider These Questions.

Facing a Combustible Dust Hazard? Consider These Questions.

Combustible dust poses serious risks—even from seemingly low-threat dusts.

PPE For Keeping Construction Workers Safe on the Job

PPE For Keeping Construction Workers Safe on the Job

Understanding how PPE works can result in safer workspaces.

From Top to Bottom: Proper Selection of PPE for Electrical Work

From Top to Bottom: Proper Selection of PPE for Electrical Work

Let’s explore the dos and don’ts of selecting and utilizing personal protective equipment for electrical work.

Looking to the Sky for Training and Managing Human Factors in Transportation

Looking to the Sky for Training and Managing Human Factors in Transportation

Most people aren’t aware of human factors or how they can skew their perception of risk.