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5 Safety Metrics You Need to Start Tracking

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5 Safety Metrics You Need to Start Tracking

Increasingly, more and more organizations are digging into their data to uncover new insights and make better-informed decisions. But building out your EHS reporting process from the ground-up can seem daunting.

Safety Speak: Fully Vaccinated? The CDC

Episode 65

Safety Speak: Fully Vaccinated? The CDC's Suggested COVID-19 Do's & Don'ts

In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look into the global mental health crisis and discusses Distracted Driving Awareness Month as well as the ins and outs of becoming fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The Dangers of Opioids in the Workplace

The Dangers of Opioids in the Workplace

The Biden administration released its first set of drug policy priorities.



Proper Mental Health Care Decreased During the Pandemic

Proper Mental Health Care Decreased During the Pandemic

Poll finds one in four employees have not had a mental health check-in since the pandemic began.

Auto Body Manufacturing Plant Cited for Hazardous Violations

Auto Body Manufacturing Plant Cited for Hazardous Violations

The Shyft Group faces fines for not addressing employees' complaints about serious hazards.

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Prevention Measures Every Employer Should Take to Protect Workers

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Prevention Measures Every Employer Should Take to Protect Workers

BIAA says traumatic brain injuries occur almost three million times a year with extensive longterm risks attached.

Rail Worker Safety Has a New NTSB "Most Wanted List" of Transportation Improvements

Rail Worker Safety Has a New NTSB "Most Wanted List" of Transportation Improvements

The STB is issuing new rules on billing and plans affecting a new logistics park.

Oregon OSHA Creates Online Safety and Health Guide for Proper Cannabis Handling

Oregon OSHA Creates Online Safety and Health Guide for Proper Cannabis Handling

Cannabis companies now have a step-by-step guide to safety.

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You're Fully Vaccinated. What's Next?

The CDC says some rules and suggestions change; others stay the same as those who are unvaccinated.

NSC Calls on Biden Administration to Prioritize Safety

NSC Calls on Biden Administration to Prioritize Safety

A plan was implemented to make sure there are zero traffic deaths by 2020.

Companies Sign Labor Union to Promote Construction Safety

Companies Sign Labor Union to Promote Construction Safety

OSHA Act is put in place on O’Hare Airport Terminal 5 Project

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month: What You Need to Know to Keep You and Others Safe

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month: What You Need to Know to Keep You and Others Safe

Despite traffic decreasing during COVID-19, the roads have only gotten more dangerous.

Hotel Worker Allegedly Fired for Seeking Medical Attention Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Hotel Worker Allegedly Fired for Seeking Medical Attention Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

OSHA filed a lawsuit against the hotel’s operator and owner.

Safety Speak: COVID-19 is Now the Third Leading Cause of Death for Americans

Episode 64

Safety Speak: COVID-19 is Now the Third Leading Cause of Death for Americans

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses ASSP's latest news on Safety 2021, President Biden's new 90-90 plan and an interview with KPA President and CEO Chris Fanning about company compliance with OSHA's NEP and potential ETS.

MIOSHA Creates COVID-19 Citations Dashboard

MIOSHA Creates COVID-19 Citations Dashboard

Dashboard is updated weekly to keep track of violations.

COVID-19 Reported as Third Leading Cause of Death in 2020 in the U.S.

COVID-19 Reported as Third Leading Cause of Death in 2020 in the U.S.

Federal health researchers report the study from the past year.

Mindset Mastery: Harnessing the Power of Expectations

Goals and expectations are part of what make a workplace successful, but those expectations must be managed appropriately.

Nutrition Should Play a Core Role in Your Occupational Health Program

Mentally and emotionally, the demands of intense physical labor can create stress that leads to unhealthy behaviors and unsafe situations.

Building Bridges Between Safety Professionals and First Responders

Building Bridges Between Safety Professionals and First Responders

Safety professionals must build relationships with those in the public safety sector before an event occurs.

Restructure Your Next Spill Drill

Restructure Your Next Spill Drill

It is time to rethink your spill drills to make them more engaging and easier to understand.

Technology to Streamline Fire Safety Equipment Inspection and Maintenance

Building information modeling and augmented reality provide a seamless, integrated process for updating and maintaining essential fire safety equipment.

A New Paradigm for Reducing Contaminated Welds

A New Paradigm for Reducing Contaminated Welds

Eliminating contaminated welding has a relationship to prioritizing American-made products.

What You Need to Know About Anti-Fog Safety Glasses

What You Need to Know About Anti-Fog Safety Glasses

Anti-fog measures are a critical part of keeping safety glasses safe.

Lessons Learned: Launching a Safety Incentive Program

Lessons Learned: Launching a Safety Incentive Program

Several issues can arise when working to launch a safety incentive program. Here’s how you can sidestep the problems to ensure an effective program.

Three Things That Hurt Compliance When it Comes to Protective Footwear

Compliance can be tough when it comes to footwear—especially when employee motivation and buy-in is low.

Production Facility Cited Due to Workers

Production Facility Cited Due to Workers' Exposure to Dangerous Confined Space, Machinery and Other Hazards

Schneider Electric faces $119,000 in penalties as well as 11 violations.

We Cannot Let Complacency or Progress Outpace Safety

We Cannot Let Complacency or Progress Outpace Safety

Ensuring that professionals and practitioners are skilled on safety basics and emerging threats can be an uphill battle.

Considerations for Choosing Eye Protection When Facing the New Normal

Considerations for Choosing Eye Protection When Facing the New Normal

Finding the right eye protection can be challenging. Here are a few tips that can help.

The Hidden Connection Between Electrical Safety and Rushing

The Hidden Connection Between Electrical Safety and Rushing

Although it is in our nature to want to work quickly, doing so leaves us vulnerable to accidents.