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Occupational Health Experts Recommend a New Plan of Safety to Prevent Workplace Injury and Illness

Occupational Health Experts Recommend a New Plan of Safety to Prevent Workplace Injury and Illness

A guide is created providing examples of leading health metrics in the workplace.

Cal/OSHA Releases FAQ Answering COVID-19 Questions for the Workplace

Cal/OSHA Releases FAQ Answering COVID-19 Questions for the Workplace

Vaccinated employees in California can come to work even if they’re exposed to someone with the disease.

Batteries Might Prevent Workplace Injury

Batteries Might Prevent Workplace Injury

An associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh leads a study to show AA batteries can measure shoe tread wear, leading to slips and falls.



OSHA Cites Six Contractors for Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Hazards

OSHA Cites Six Contractors for Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Hazards

$244,397 in penalties are distributed due to four willful and 35 serious violations for New Jersey, Pennsylvania companies.

Getting the Upper Hand: Selecting the Right Hand Protection for Your Workers

Episode 71

Getting the Upper Hand: Selecting the Right Hand Protection for Your Workers

We are talking all about hand protection in this interview between Editor Sydny Shepard and Fastenal's Safety Sales Director Evan Hardin. Listen in as they discuss hand injuries, PPE, new technology and how to keep your workers safe on the job.

How Leading Companies Are Using AI Sensors for Safety

How Leading Companies Are Using AI Sensors for Safety

New advances in ergonomic training using sensors and biofeedback are forging a step change in manual handling injury reduction.

Organizational Culture Drives (Safety) Performance

Organizational Culture Drives (Safety) Performance

Organizational culture involves a set of assumptions and beliefs that guides customary and traditional ways of thinking.

Shrinking the Space: Small Steps for COVID-19 Control

Shrinking the Space: Small Steps for COVID-19 Control

As employees are coming back to the workplace, it’s important to keep in mind there is a lot a business can do to help prevent the spread of the disease.

Lawnwise Inc. did not pay its employees for any overtime work.

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers More Than $39K for 31 Employees at Tennessee Lawn Care Company

Lawnwise Inc. did not pay its employees for any overtime work.

A Look into OSHA

Episode 70

A Look into OSHA's Most Recent Costly Citations

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard rounds up the most costly and serious citations OSHA has doled out in the last year.

Research Shows Almost Two Thirds of Unvaccinated Employees Will Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine

Research Shows Almost Two Thirds of Unvaccinated Employees Will Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine

Some companies aren’t being equitable when it comes to their employees taking time off to get their shot.

The Importance of Addressing Workplace Stress

The Importance of Addressing Workplace Stress

Employers can do much more to help their employees relieve stress during the pandemic.

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It's Time to Update Your COVID-19 Prevention Plan Again

A new Fed-OSHA COVID-19 emergency temporary standard is coming soon.

Federal Judge Finds Florida Behavioral Healthcare Center Exposes Employees to More than 50 Attacks

Federal Judge Finds Florida Behavioral Healthcare Center Exposes Employees to More than 50 Attacks

UHS of Delaware Inc. and Premier Behavioral Health Solutions of Florida were both fined for not protecting workers.

OSHA Cites Water Technology Facility After Worker Was Severely Injured

OSHA Cites Water Technology Facility After Worker Was Severely Injured

Xylem Inc. faces a total of nine safety violations after an inspection.

Maintain a People-Centric Culture in the New Digital Work Environment

Maintain a People-Centric Culture in the New Digital Work Environment

Technology is taking over during COVID-19; it can be very useful but also very challenging to get the job done.

How to Get the Best Rooftop Fall Protection for Manufacturing Facilities

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How to Get the Best Rooftop Fall Protection for Manufacturing Facilities

Falls are often the biggest safety risks when it comes to occupational injuries in manufacturing plants. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), falls, trips and slips are among the main causes of occupational injuries. So elevated working areas and rooftops call for suitable fall protection solutions, practices, and training.

Spice Company Exposes Employees to Different Hazards

Spice Company Exposes Employees to Different Hazards

iSpice LLC faces $121,511 in penalties for an unsafe workplace.

A Shared Responsibility: Preventing Violence in the Workplace

A Shared Responsibility: Preventing Violence in the Workplace

Challenges, conflicts and stress are inevitable at work, so are grievances and disappointments; violence is not.

Better Understanding Hazards, Injuries and Fatalities in the Construction Industry

Episode 69

Better Understanding Hazards, Injuries and Fatalities in the Construction Industry

It’s Construction Safety Week! Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard gives a brief background on the history of Safety Week, discusses current injury and fatality rates in construction and interviews labor attorney Zachary Perecman about how construction companies can better protect those on-site.

Five Tips to Minimize Mold Risk During and After a Prolonged Shutdown

Five Tips to Minimize Mold Risk During and After a Prolonged Shutdown

There are different ways to get rid of, prevent mold damage and stay safe after extensive time away from the workplace where mold keeps forming.

How to Interpret Data & Move up the Hierarchy of Controls

How to Interpret Data & Move up the Hierarchy of Controls

Work-related injuries are a complex and costly problem. Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are among the most widely spread occupational issues in industries and services, with increasing expenses of salary compensation and health costs, declining productivity and lower quality of life.

Eight Steps for Ensuring Your Emergency Shower Equipment is Ready for Action

Eight Steps for Ensuring Your Emergency Shower Equipment is Ready for Action

Toxins are living in the showers and eyewashes; we have your guide against the hazards.

The Past, Present and Future of Respiratory PPE

The Past, Present and Future of Respiratory PPE

What’s the importance of respiratory PPE then and now?

Evaluating Occupational Noise Exposures: The Effects of VOC Exposures

Evaluating Occupational Noise Exposures: The Effects of VOC Exposures

Hearing loss can be amplified by noise and chemicals.

Making Space for Smart Wearables

Making Space for Smart Wearables

The smarter path to social distancing.

Enhancing Safety and Sustainability through a Data-Driven Approach to Gas Detection

Enhancing Safety and Sustainability through a Data-Driven Approach to Gas Detection

For some companies, data has become a critical part of safety and sustainability programs.

Seeing the Big Picture: Identify Hazards and Assess Risk

Seeing the Big Picture: Identify Hazards and Assess Risk

How safety and health professionals can scope out the big picture of workplace hazards and assess their risks through Visual Literacy practices.

Wearable Devices and Lone Workers: The Importance of Connectivity

Wearable Devices and Lone Workers: The Importance of Connectivity

By sharing data and information out to teammates and supervisors, wearable devices can have a positive impact even in the most hazardous of situations.