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Machine Guarding Best Practices

Machine Guarding Best Practices

Determining which best practices your organization can manage will determine skillset gaps and outside support selection criteria.

Taking Safety to New Heights

90th Anniversary

Taking Safety to New Heights

There is a long history behind the development of fall protection standards, personal protective equipment and the ways safety professionals keep workers safe at heights.

Overhauling Cannabis Workplace Drug Testing: The Shift to Fitness-for-Duty and Post-Hire Testing   

Overhauling Cannabis Workplace Drug Testing: The Shift to Fitness-for-Duty and Post-Hire Testing   

The zero-tolerance era is over; fair and equitable testing practices are the new norm. 



How Connectivity is Leading the Future of PPE and Creating Adaptable, Proactive Safety Programs  

How Connectivity is Leading the Future of PPE and Creating Adaptable, Proactive Safety Programs  

Advanced technologies are making it possible for safety managers to better connect workers, worksites and workflows for safer, more efficient work environments. 

The Many Costs of Neglecting Your Heat Safety Plan

The Many Costs of Neglecting Your Heat Safety Plan

It’s easy to think of heat stress as causing cramps, vomiting and even fainting. However, a severe heat illness like heat stroke can forever change or end a person’s life. 

The Zone Defense of Thermal Hazard Protection Programs

FR/AR clothing plays two distinct roles across three hazard “zones.” 

Five Things Employees Need to Know to Prevent Heat Stress Injuries

Five Things Employees Need to Know to Prevent Heat Stress Injuries

Heat stress illnesses are a recognized and preventable workplace hazard.

How Smart PPE for Hearing Protection Improves Hearing Conservation Program Performance  

How Smart PPE for Hearing Protection Improves Hearing Conservation Program Performance  

Noise-induced hearing loss results in irreversible and serious impact to a person’s quality of life and overall health. 

Breakthrough Strategies

Controlling Your Leadership Power

Overusing power indeed makes a statement, but often one that just reflects insecurity, not deep confidence.

Aerial Lift Safety on Construction Sites

Aerial Lift Safety on Construction Sites

Aerial lifts are incredibly valuable machines, but using them always comes with a degree of risk.

Change Your Outlook on Construction Worker Safety

Change Your Outlook on Construction Worker Safety

Ensure safety managers for construction worksites are equipped with the information they need to help foster a culture of safety and avoid eye injuries on the job.  

How Digital Transformation Reduces Safety Risks on Jobsites

How Digital Transformation Reduces Safety Risks on Jobsites

While safety has always been the top priority in construction, it is often compartmentalized.

Taking Safety to New Heights

Episode 129

Taking Safety to New Heights

Continuing our 90th Anniversary coverage, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at the history of fall protection and the evolution of PPE.

Hydroelectric Plant Receives “Star” Status from OSHA

Hydroelectric Plant Receives “Star” Status from OSHA

Holster Dam receives the highest level of recognition for workplace safety and health excellence.

New Data Shows Pandemic Concerns, Hand Hygiene Have Significantly Decreased

New Data Shows Pandemic Concerns, Hand Hygiene Have Significantly Decreased

A new survey shows that handwashing has declined 25 percent from when the Covid-19 pandemic first hit.

WHO Releases Statement on Omicron

WHO Releases Statement on Omicron BA.2, Reinforces Variant as a Concern

The World Health Organization recently met to discuss the latest evidence on the Omicron variant and its sublineages.

Making the Case for PAPRs: Increasing Protection for Healthcare

Episode 128

Making the Case for PAPRs: Increasing Protection for Healthcare

When faced with dangerous respiratory disease, our healthcare workers deserve the best—and the most comfortable—protection our industry can provide.

Is the CDC Loosening their Covid-19 Mask Guidance?

Is the CDC Loosening their Covid-19 Mask Guidance?

An update to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could update their guidance on masking as early as this week.

NYCOSH Data Reveals NY Construction Fatality Rate Soars over National Average

NYCOSH Data Reveals NY Construction Fatality Rate Soars over National Average

Deaths on construction sites in New York state and New York City happen more often than anywhere else around the country.

The Great Resignation: A Strong Safety Culture Can Curb Turnover

Episode 127

The Great Resignation: A Strong Safety Culture Can Curb Turnover

Can a strong safety culture help to bolster employment at your company during the ongoing Great Resignation?

New Data from NHTSA Found that Utah’s .05% Law Improved Road Safety

New Data from NHTSA Found that Utah’s .05% Law Improved Road Safety

A new study shows that Utah’s latest law to drop its impaired driving legal limit reduced fatalities.

OSHA to Update Industrial Trucks Standard to Better Align with New Technology

OSHA to Update Industrial Trucks Standard to Better Align with New Technology

The newest update will look to include references to the latest design and construction requirements for future industrial trucks.

FedEx Freight Cited by Iowa OSHA for Mishandling Hazardous Materials

FedEx Freight Cited by Iowa OSHA for Mishandling Hazardous Materials

FedEx has been fined more than $24,000 following an employee complaint about hazardous materials.

Quebec Looks to Modernize Occupational Health and Safety

Quebec Looks to Modernize Occupational Health and Safety

In an effort to evolve, Quebec is looking to change its occupational health and safety legislation.

Boston Employer—Involved in 2021 Double Fatality—Cited Again, Added to Severe Violator Enforcement Program

Boston Employer—Involved in 2021 Double Fatality—Cited Again, Added to Severe Violator Enforcement Program

OSHA has cited a Boston employer who just six months ago was involved in a workplace incident that claimed the lives of two employees.

New California Bill Would Require Covid-19 Vaccinations for Employment

New California Bill Would Require Covid-19 Vaccinations for Employment

California Assembly Bill 1993 would require workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of their employment.

Years Later: Research Shows Employee Opinion on Automation

Years Later: Research Shows Employee Opinion on Automation

Researchers were able to determine how warehouse employees really feel about their automated coworkers.

Two Construction Workers Fall to Their Deaths from 40th Floor of Tel Aviv Building

Two Construction Workers Fall to Their Deaths from 40th Floor of Tel Aviv Building

East Jerusalem residents fall from mechanical platform in Bavli neighborhood; watchdog demands government take action on worker safety.

A Look Inside OSHA

Episode 126

A Look Inside OSHA's Guidelines for Industrial Robot System Safety

If you are a safety professional whose company is thinking of investing in robotic systems, there are some other things you should be aware of.