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Optimized Protective Clothing Keeps Workers Cool and Comfortable

When working in environments of extreme heat, your clothing and its materials matter for your comfort and safety.

What You Need to Know about Adult Learning

What You Need to Know about Adult Learning

There is one major reason why safety training fails to stick: knowledge transfer.

Sun Protection 101: A Complete Guide to Skin Damage Prevention

Sun Protection 101: A Complete Guide to Skin Damage Prevention

Those who do not respect the sun’s almighty powers may ultimately find themselves in a world of skin damage.



Drug Testing During COVID-19: Essential and Smart

Drug Testing During COVID-19: Essential and Smart

During a national crisis, substance abuse increases. That’s why keeping up your company’s drug testing is crucial, especially right now.

Managing Safety Training During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Safety Training During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Given the current pandemic, it’s easy to postpone all but non-essential training; however, there are safe ways to train your employees while staying healthy.

The Eyes are a Gateway for COVID-19: Safety Eyewear Can Help

The Eyes are a Gateway for COVID-19: Safety Eyewear Can Help

Because the coronavirus infects us through the eyes, nose and mouth, proper PPE has become one of the most important tools during this pandemic. It’s crucial to pick the right eyewear for your safety.

Five Restroom Upgrades to Improve Hand Washing and Minimize Germs

In a COVID-19 world, social distancing and washing your hands are two of the most important safety measures. However, enforcing that in public and workplace bathrooms might be challenge.

Is Eye Protection Necessary for COVID-19 Protection?

Is Eye Protection Necessary for COVID-19 Protection?

Recent discussions about the possibility of contracting the virus through our eyes are beginning to buzz. Scientists are still studying the virus for the answer, but here’s what experts have to say about the likelihood of eye-contraction and if goggles are necessary.

Is Contact Tracing the Right Tool for Your Company to Help Combat COVID-19 Spread?

Is Contact Tracing the Right Tool for Your Company to Help Combat COVID-19 Spread?

How do we protect employees at work post-pandemic? Contact tracing might be part of the answer.

Five Things to Know about Hazards of Radioactivity

There are many factors to consider when saying “radioactivity is hazardous.” Here is an attempt to summarize them in five points.

Eight Ways to Go Out During the Pandemic and Stay Safe

People are starting to loosen their social distancing practices and mask wearing—but the pandemic is not over. Here are some tips on how to go out while staying as safe as possible.

Workers are Doing Everything They Can, but Are Customers?

Workers are Doing Everything They Can, but Are Customers?

Mask ordinances vary by state and county, and many people believe the US is past the worst of the pandemic. But as workers in essential business are saying, they feel safe among themselves (with PPE and sanitation), but many customers are throwing caution to the wind.

Food Safety During a Pandemic: An Expert Weighs In

Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine shared an article on food safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, and you might want to check out some of their tips.

OH&S SafetyPod: Can Safety Training be Both Engaging and Compliant?

Episode 14

OH&S SafetyPod: Can Safety Training be Both Engaging and Compliant?

SafetySkills Instructional Systems Design and Project Management Team Lead, Lauren Brandeberry, discusses the ever-evolving landscape of safety training and eLearning with OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard on this episode of the podcast.

Connected Safety and COVID-19: What Blackline Safety’s Cody Slater Has to Say

Connected Safety and COVID-19: What Blackline Safety’s Cody Slater Has to Say

Connected safety and data collection are crucial to worker safety—but maybe now more than ever during the pandemic and its many remote workers. Read what Blackline Safety’s CEO Cody Slater thinks about the role of connected safety today and tomorrow.

Motor Vehicle Fatality Rates Up 14 Percent in March, Despite COVID-19

A recent report from the National Safety Council (NSC) shares some surprising and tragic news: fatalities from motor vehicle crashes jumped 14 percent in the month of March despite quarantines.

Safety Protocols for Shifting from Office to Home

Safety Protocols for Shifting from Office to Home

Although staff no longer must make the commute into the office, safety hazards can and do still exist in the home. Here's your WFH safety checklist.

Is it Allergies or the Coronavirus?

Pollen is in the air—and that means it’s allergy season. During the pandemic, however, it can be hard to tell the difference between your average allergy and the coronavirus.

Work from Home Burnout? It’s Real, and It’s Common Nowadays

Work from Home Burnout? It’s Real, and It’s Common Nowadays

We’ve heard about ways to avoid burnout in various jobs, but what about burnout when working from home? Here are some things to watch out for and some tips on how to avoid it.

Scared to Return to Work? Can’t with Kids at Home?

As businesses begin to reopen, many Americans are still wary of going to work, or cannot because they lack access to childcare. Here’s what you need to know, according to one NPR article.

Best Practices to Avoid Injuries in Recognition of National Electrical Safety Month

Best Practices to Avoid Injuries in Recognition of National Electrical Safety Month

In recognition of May being National Electrical Safety Month, both employers and workers across occupational sectors need to be aware of the dangers electrical hazards can pose and take precautions to prevent electrical-related injuries and fatalities in the workplace.

Healthcare Workers Suffer from PTSD and Burnout During COVID-19

Healthcare Workers Suffer from PTSD and Burnout During COVID-19

It’s no question that medical workers suffer some traumatic and difficult situations on the job, but during the pandemic, their mental health has taken a very hard hit. One article recounts the stories of some workers’ struggles with PTSD, anxiety and even suicide during this time.

Tesla’s Return to Work Playbook: Guidance in the Face of Law Violation

Despite reports of Tesla CEO Elon Musk disobeying government orders to reopen his car factories, the famous vehicle manufacturer has released a Return to Work Playbook.

A COVID Analysis Goes Viral: How the Virus Spreads Indoors, Outdoors and in Other Spaces

A COVID Analysis Goes Viral: How the Virus Spreads Indoors, Outdoors and in Other Spaces

One Dartmouth Professor and scientist’s blog post on the science behind the coronavirus and what it takes to get infected has gone viral—and the explanations are straightforward and easy to understand.

How to Successfully Manage Remote Employees

The ranks of remote employees are growing. While working from home comes with a unique set of challenges, it is possible for remote employees to not only survive, but thrive, whether the arrangement is temporary or permanent.

Maryland Enacts AIHA-Support Bill Protecting Workers from Heat Stress

A new bill in Maryland requires employers to protect employees from heat-related illness caused by heat stress.

OSHA’s Alert to Protect Retail Pharmacy Workers from COVID-19

The Department of Labor just issued safety tips for employers to protect retail pharmacy workers from exposure to the coronavirus.

How Technology & Data are Being Used to Help Companies Return to Work

How Technology & Data are Being Used to Help Companies Return to Work

The foundations of return-to-work will be built on three primary areas: awareness, communication and action. All of them can be achieved through technology and data collection.

Twitter Says Its Employees Will Work from Home Permanently

This week, Twitter told employees their work from home positions are permanent, and there will be no in person invents until at least 2021.

How AI-Driven Algorithms Improve an Individual’s Ergonomic Safety

How AI-Driven Algorithms Improve an Individual’s Ergonomic Safety

With the use of AI-driven (Artificially Intelligent) algorithms, the pressure of personal worker safety is relieved from organizations and transferred to individuals. Workers are empowered by using personalised feedback and learning about their actions.

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