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Tips for Working Safely in Construction During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips for Working Safely in Construction During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Assessing risk level and ensuring workers have proper PPE are key steps to maintaining construction worker safety during this time.

Providing Training for Fall Protection

Providing Training for Fall Protection

How to train and equip employees for fall protection to satisfy OSHA regulations and ensure worker safety.

Assessing and Controlling Visual Hazards in the Workplace

Assessing and Controlling Visual Hazards in the Workplace

Eye injuries on the job today are far too common. Employers should conduct risk assessments to determine hazards and protect against them.



Incorporating COVID-19 Protections into Ongoing Workplace Safety Programs

Incorporating COVID-19 Protections into Ongoing Workplace Safety Programs

In a post-COVID world, organizations must develop policies rooted in evidenced-based solutions that foster a safer workplace and drive cost savings.

A Modern 2020 Vision: How PPE Can Work Together

A Modern 2020 Vision: How PPE Can Work Together

Successfully combining vision protection with face coverings to protect workers from COVID-19 may be logistically challenging, but it is not impossible.

Skills Are Safety’s True Bottom Line

In this environment, seeing and then adjusting to limitations, weaknesses and blockages is critical to leadership and to safety performance.

Occupational Safety Expert Added to Biden’s Transitional COVID-19 Task Force

Occupational Safety Expert Added to Biden’s Transitional COVID-19 Task Force

The NSC released a statement of approval in response to a workplace safety expert’s appointment to President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus task force.

Cold and Windy Needs Appropriate PPE—Especially Hand Protection

Cold and Windy Needs Appropriate PPE—Especially Hand Protection

Hand protection for workers during chilly and windy environments should not be a second thought, as cold stress can lead to several hazardous conditions.

Technology: Transforming Safety for Workers and Communities Alike

Technology: Transforming Safety for Workers and Communities Alike

Thanks to the advances in digital data capture and recording by sensors and devices, information is a commodity that is not in short supply.

OH&S Recognizes Entrants and Winners of the 12th Annual New Product of the Year Contest

OH&S has been celebrating innovation and products optimized to keep workers safe for over 10 years.

Management Commitment is Crucial to Environmental Health and Safety Programs

Management Commitment is Crucial to Environmental Health and Safety Programs

Management Commitment pertains to high level leadership’s “direct participation” in an organization’s EHS program.

Eight Tips for Hearing Testing Day

Eight Tips for Hearing Testing Day

There’s no official checklist or cheat sheet to make sure hearing testing is an effortless experience—some things come with experience and time.

Managing Cold Stress

Managing Cold Stress

Cold stress shouldn’t be a risk you and your team overlook.

Why You Should Use Plume Models for Chemical Emergency Response

Why You Should Use Plume Models for Chemical Emergency Response

During unplanned chemical releases, there are bound to be more questions than answers. Plume models are the best way to answer these questions and more.

Why Are My Hands Always Cold?

Why Are My Hands Always Cold?

Your guide to choosing the best winter work gloves.

Lockout/Tagout Procedures—Keep it Simple, Keep it Safe

Lockout/Tagout Procedures—Keep it Simple, Keep it Safe

Employing these techniques can be the difference between a safe, routine maintenance activity and a serious injury.

Safety First—Mitigating Safety Risks in Electrical and Control Systems

Safety First—Mitigating Safety Risks in Electrical and Control Systems

Components like proper PPE, Lockout/Tagout and clear hazard communication are essential to implementing “safety first” practices.

Enterprise Health Prepares Health Systems to Administer  COVID-19 Vaccine to Employees

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Enterprise Health Prepares Health Systems to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine to Employees

As several biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies begin to apply for and receive emergency use authorization from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for their COVID-19 vaccines, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated the distribution phase of its Operation Warp Speed Strategy for Distributing a COVID-19 Vaccine.

OSHA Outlines Potential Holiday Season Hazards for Employers

OSHA Outlines Potential Holiday Season Hazards for Employers

OSHA provides a guide for employers to follow in order to keep their employees safe from coronavirus infection and the winter elements.

Safety Speak: Drug Testing for Transportation, Meat Industry Injuries and Holiday Workplace Safety

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Safety Speak: Drug Testing for Transportation, Meat Industry Injuries and Holiday Workplace Safety

Join Editor Sydny Shepard as she discusses the HHS guidelines on drug testing, the latest injury rates for the Meat Packing and Processing industry and how OSHA is suggesting retailers, delivery workers and those in order fulfillment decrease their risk of transmitting COVID-19.

Five Emergency Maintenance Best Practices All Plant Employees Should Follow

A well-thought-out and well-organized emergency response plan will help prevent fatalities, reduce equipment maintenance costs and help mitigate potential environmental hazards.

Why Safety Professionals Need to Become Technologists

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Why Safety Professionals Need to Become Technologists

Investing in machine learning, the internet of things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve operational excellence, provide better customer experience, and ultimately grow a company’s bottom line isn’t a new idea.

OH&S SafetyPod: Your FR/AR Safety PPE Questions—Answered: Global Standards

Episode 41

OH&S SafetyPod: Your FR/AR Safety PPE Questions—Answered: Global Standards

Interested in how to create an effective FR/AR program that works globally? Tune in as Editor Sydny Shepard talks with Paul Castelli, Westex's International Sales Director, about standards and certifications that transcend location.

Meeting Safety Management Challenges

To manage effectively, management needs information which tells them in real time how well the organizational systems are meeting business challenges, customer needs, innovation and growth.

Take Precautions to Stay Safe During Thanksgiving Amid the Pandemic

Take Precautions to Stay Safe During Thanksgiving Amid the Pandemic

Safety comes first when hosting gatherings for Thanksgiving this year.

New Research Reports Possible Long-Lasting Immunity to COVID-19

New Research Reports Possible Long-Lasting Immunity to COVID-19

Research collected from recovered coronavirus patients suggests long term immunity to the virus is possible.

OSHA Highlights Importance of Worker Safety During The Holidays

OSHA provides resources for employers and employees to defer to for the upcoming holiday season.

Safety Speak: Correctional Worker Safety, Office Ventilation and Staying Safe This Thanksgiving

Episode 40

Safety Speak: Correctional Worker Safety, Office Ventilation and Staying Safe This Thanksgiving

On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, we will discuss a new grant supporting research for the health and safety of correctional workers, a new OSHA guidance on ventilation for workplaces and how the CDC recommends you spend your Thanksgiving.

NSC Estimates High Number of Roadway Fatalities During Thanksgiving Holiday

NSC Estimates High Number of Roadway Fatalities During Thanksgiving Holiday

The NSC projects record high roadway fatalities during the four-day Thanksgiving holiday period.