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Highlights at NSC's 2021 Safety Congress & Expo

Here’s the must-see items at NSC’s event in Orlando this year.

Workplace Noise: The Stealth, Long-Term Hazard

Workplace Noise: The Stealth, Long-Term Hazard

Construction workers encounter multiple hazards on the job, but, more often than not, noise is not considered as critical as some of the other present dangers.

Safety and Health Guidelines to Follow at NSC’s Congress & Expo

Safety and Health Guidelines to Follow at NSC’s Congress & Expo

Safety professionals who choose to attend NSC’s Safety Congress & Expo in Orlando, Florida will have guidelines to follow to ensure the safety of all.



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Episode 99

What's Next for Your Safety Career? Higher Education Can Help

Looking into your safety career future? Columbia Southern University can help. Listen in as editor Sydny Shepard talks with CSU representatives Paul Radke and Ernie Smith about how higher education can help advance your career.

Ensuring Facility Safety with Fall Protection and PPE

Ensuring Facility Safety with Fall Protection and PPE

Beyond fall protection systems, you can enhance the safety of your workers by using various forms of PPE.       

Safety Shoes Make the Outfit for Well-Protected Workers

Safety Shoes Make the Outfit for Well-Protected Workers

When you are wearing safety shoes, you are more likely to be protected from common hazards. 

Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots

Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots

While proper maintenance and care can extend the lifespan of footwear, there will still ultimately be a time when every work boot meets the end of the road.

Building a Safety Community

While there is no dedicated space in OH&S magazine for “Letter’s to the Editor,” I do still hear from readers of the magazine and website fairly frequently. This past week, I received a lovely email from a safety professional who had recently found our podcast.

The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience 

The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience 

Technology and digital platforms have evolved in ways to help protect employees.

Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace

Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace

The chances of survival increase dramatically when a workplace is trained in both CPR and the use of an AED.

On Route to Safe Material Handling

On Route to Safe Material Handling

Letting people rush around as fast as they want seemed like a recipe for an increase in both the number and severity of car crashes.  

The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality-- Improved Monitoring for CO2 Ventilation and More

The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality-- Improved Monitoring for CO2 Ventilation and More

Getting back to workplaces, restaurants and schools goes beyond the simple reopening of buildings; it involves innovative solutions to provide appropriate air quality monitoring, ventilation and filtration.

Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handling Injuries with Training

Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handling Injuries with Training

Training should teach employees how to avoid the most common material handling injuries. 

Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance

Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance

It’s time for organizations to take a more strategic, engaging approach to training using e-technology and virtual reality.   

Normalization of Deviations in Performance

Normalization of deviance is a phenomenon by which individuals, groups or organizations come to accept a lower standard of performance until that lower standard becomes the "norm" for them.

Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings

Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings

The science behind fall protection is what lifts people to new heights.

Is Your Lanyard Legit? Five Must-Haves for Every ANSI-Compliant Tool Lanyard

You should be checking your tool lanyards to ensure they meet the requirements of ANSI/ISEA 121-2018.

Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers’ Faces and Not in their Hands

Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers’ Faces and Not in their Hands

Many workers will instinctively remove their safety eyewear to see what is in front of them.

Arresting Fugitive Dusts

Arresting Fugitive Dusts

The use of vacuum conveyors to transfer materials between processes improves indoor air quality while increasing efficiency and the bottom line.  

NYU Public Health Researchers Receive a Grant to Protect Essential Workers Against COVID-19

NYU Public Health Researchers Receive a Grant to Protect Essential Workers Against COVID-19

Throughout the pandemic, New York City’s public transportation kept running, where essential workers were able to keep their jobs.

Fatal Four: The Construction Industry

Episode 98

Fatal Four: The Construction Industry's Most Dangerous Hazards

Join editor Sydny Shepard as she lays out why it is so important to keep workers in the construction industry safe from the top four most fatal hazards on the job.

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Fort Worth Masonry Company for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Fort Worth Masonry Company for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards

RM Masonry and Stucco exposes workers to unsecured scaffolding repeatedly.

A North Carolina-Based Health Care Provider Terminates Employees for Not Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

A North Carolina-Based Health Care Provider Terminates Employees for Not Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Employees who received exemptions from getting vaccinated must follow specific protocols while at work.

Ohio Roofing Contractor Continues to Defy Federal Safety Requirements for Fall Protection

Ohio Roofing Contractor Continues to Defy Federal Safety Requirements for Fall Protection

The contractor was cited six times in five years for ignoring the industry’s deadliest hazard.

Recognize These Scams Targeting Trucking Companies

Recognize These Scams Targeting Trucking Companies

Trucking companies face many hazards, from poor road conditions to inclement weather to mechanical failure. One less obvious but equally pressing threat facing this industry is fraud.