October 2020

October 2020

  • FACILITY SAFETY: The Supervisor’s Crucial Role in Safety Performance
  • FACILITY SAFETY: EHS Compliance: Make It Personal
  • FACILITY SAFETY: Gearing Up for Slip,Trip and Fall Season
  • IH: INDOOR AIR QUALITY: New Approaches to Indoor Air Quality
  • IH: INDOOR AIR QUALITY: Implementing the Right Air Distribution System
  • IH: INDOOR AIR QUALITY: Maintaining Indoor Air Quality: Common Sense First
  • PPE: FOOT PROTECTION: Choosing the Right Safety Shoe for Your Industry
  • PPE: FOOT PROTECTION: The Pharmaceutical Industry Needs the Right Anti-Fatigue PPE
  • PPE: VISION PROTECTION: Eye Protection: Identify Risks, Squash Complaints & Choose Wisely
  • PPE: FALL PROTECTION: Preparing New Hires for Fall Protection
  • PPE: HAND PROTECTION: A Requirement Checklist for Work Safety Gloves
  • HEARING PROTECTION: Three Steps for Mitigating Hearing Loss in the Workplace
  • TRAINING: MATERIALS HANDLING: Mitigate Spill Risks: Storing and Handling Hazardous Chemicals
  • EMERGENCY PLANING: Planning for the Unanticipated Emergency—Are You Ready?
  • EMPLOYEE GIFTS & INCENTIVES: What You Need to Know about Employee Incentives and Rewards
  • MONITORING: Walk the Line: The Importance of Fence Line Monitoring in Construction
  • DEFIBRILLATORS & CPR: The Pandemic is Reshaping Common Training and Procedures
  • CONFINED SPACES: Expert Tips for Working Safely in Confined Spaces
  • COVID-19 MANAGEMENT: Contemporary Issues in HSE Management
  • WORKPLACE TESTING: Even in a Pandemic, Workforce Drug Testing is Still Necessary

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Cover Story

The Supervisor

The Supervisor's Crucial Role in Safety Performance

By Ray Prest

Are your frontline leaders and shift supervisors helping or hindering your workplace safety efforts?


Features

A Requirements Checklist for Work Safety Gloves

A Requirements Checklist for Work Safety Gloves

By Joe Geng

When accidents occur, the proper set of gloves can save a worker’s hand.


Choosing the Right Safety Shoe for Your Industry

Choosing the Right Safety Shoe for Your Industry

By Jane Gonda

If footwear does not provide sufficient support, the worker may not wear it leading to several opportunities for injury.


Contemporary Issues in HSE Management

Contemporary Issues in HSE Management

By G. C. Shah

Post-COVID-19, HSE management will confront new challenges and will have new tools and opportunities.


Even in a Pandemic, Workforce Drug Testing is Still Necessary

Even in a Pandemic, Workforce Drug Testing is Still Necessary

By Barry Sample

Recent drug testing data and patterns shows that workforce drug testing remains an absolute necessity.


Expert Tips for Working Safely in Confined Spaces

Expert Tips for Working Safely in Confined Spaces

By Mark Heuchert

Water treatment workers that enter ducts, manholes and vaults frequently must know these safety tips for confined spaces.


Eye Protection: Identify Risks, Squash Complaints & Choose Wisely

Eye Protection: Identify Risks, Squash Complaints & Choose Wisely

By Chris Cota

Why do workers willingly put their eyeballs at risk by foregoing protective eyewear?


How the Pandemic is Reshaping Common Training and Procedures

How the Pandemic is Reshaping Common Training and Procedures

By Sydny Shepard

As workers trickle back into the workplace, it is important to revise daily, weekly, monthly and annual procedures to mitigate the risk of the coronavirus, including AED/CPR training.


Maintaining Indoor Air Quality: Common Sense First

Maintaining Indoor Air Quality: Common Sense First

By Tom Burgess

Determining the quality of indoor air begins with managing expectations, and having standards in place.


Mitigate Spill Risks: Storing and Handling Hazardous Chemicals

Mitigate Spill Risks: Storing and Handling Hazardous Chemicals

By Andy Brunhuber

With effective liquid control management in place, you can protect workers from exposure and prevent accidental releases into the environment.


New Approaches to Indoor Air Quality

New Approaches to Indoor Air Quality

By Andy Olson

Good indoor air quality (IAQ) can mean a number of things. Here are some factors to consider when evaluating the safety of your air environment.


Preparing New Hires for Fall Protection

Preparing New Hires for Fall Protection

By David Ivey

How to train and equip new hires to ensure they understand and wear fall protection gear.


The Pharmaceutical Industry Needs the Right Anti-Fatigue PPE

The Pharmaceutical Industry Needs the Right Anti-Fatigue PPE

By Kevan Orvitz

If this past year has proven anything, it has proved that anti-fatigue precautions are needed for an already overworked industry.


Walk the Line: The Importance of Fence Line Monitoring in Construction

Walk the Line: The Importance of Fence Line Monitoring in Construction

By Tim Turney

Establishing a system of effective perimeter monitoring is essential to the success of construction projects.


What You Need to Know about Employee Incentives and Rewards

What You Need to Know about Employee Incentives and Rewards

By Bill Warshauer

Here’s how you can create reward programs that encourage safety, resonate with your employees and create engagement and loyalty.


EHS Compliance: Make It Personal

EHS Compliance: Make It Personal

By Kraig Haberer

Safety professionals are the bridge between those worlds—corporate safety/compliance programs and the frontline work. Therefore, it’s imperative that your health and safety programs meet your workers where they’re at.


Gearing Up for Slip, Trip and Fall Season

Gearing Up for Slip, Trip and Fall Season

By Lino Patino

As the seasons change, you must consider the different hazards they bring.


Implementing the Right Air Distribution System

Implementing the Right Air Distribution System

By Gerry Flores, Phil Sloan

Air conditioning was cost prohibitive because of the mezzanine’s openness to the rest of the facility. However, evaporative cooling could operate less expensively than air conditioning and lower the mezzanine temperature.


Three Steps for Mitigating Hearing Loss in the Workforce

By Jeffrey Birkner, Chris Arey

Employers should perform a three-step process in order to best determine how to mitigate potential hazards and implement safety protocol.


Departments

Hear Now Leadership: Going Beyond Just Listening

By Robert Pater

Leadership is more than just the techniques someone employs; it’s about what someone believes, what they see, how they respond, how they are in the world.


New Product Launches Persist Despite No Trade Shows

By Sydny Shepard

The safety industry continues to see developments in innovation and technology despite no trade shows to show off new products in person.


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