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Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

A lot has changed in industrial hygiene, but one thing is constant: the need for worker health and safety.

Prioritizing Ergonomics Promotes Efficient Workplaces and Empowered Employees

Prioritizing Ergonomics Promotes Efficient Workplaces and Empowered Employees

As we continue to move through uncharted waters, it is important for businesses to keep employee safety top of mind.

OH&S Celebrates 14th New Product of the Year Contest

OH&S Celebrates 14th New Product of the Year Contest

Occupational Health & Safety’s annual product contest brought in more than 60 entries this year.



EHS Will Guide Future ESG Success for Many Organizations

EHS Will Guide Future ESG Success for Many Organizations

EHS records and reporting provide a baseline for an ESG program.

How New Technology and Innovation Make the Difference in Footwear Safety

How New Technology and Innovation Make the Difference in Footwear Safety

Tech-driven innovations are the key to providing workers with footwear that is comfortable, safe and convenient.

Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Safety

Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Safety

Understanding forklift safety could save lives.

Physiological Monitoring as a Determinant of Heat Stress

Physiological Monitoring as a Determinant of Heat Stress

Physiologic monitoring can help protect all workers from heat-related illness.

Why Considering Yourself a “Qualified Person” Might Not Keep You Safe

Why Considering Yourself a “Qualified Person” Might Not Keep You Safe

Not all definitions for “qualified” are the same.

Survey Results Show Data on Falls from Heights

Survey Results Show Data on Falls from Heights

Some of the topics the respondents were surveyed on were the height of the fall, the cause and if the employer made changes.

Court Rules Mine Safety and Health Act “Flagrantly” Violated by Minnesota Iron Ore Mine

Court Rules Mine Safety and Health Act “Flagrantly” Violated by Minnesota Iron Ore Mine

The ruling follows an incident in 2016 when a walkway collapsed with a worker on it.

VPPPA Continues Education, Networking Opportunities Through Future Events

Safety+ Symposium is over, but there are VPPPA events and resources to look forward to.

VPPPA Safety+ Symposium 2023 is Headed to Orlando, Florida

VPPPA has announced its latest location for their annual event.

Federal Court Issues Orders for Tampa Electric After Incident Killed Five Workers in 2017

Federal Court Issues Orders for Tampa Electric After Incident Killed Five Workers in 2017

The company must make changes, pay a penalty and will face probation after a court order.

Seeing Safely: Tips for an Effective Vision Protection Program

Episode 159

Seeing Safely: Tips for an Effective Vision Protection Program

There are many things that safety directors, managers and leadership can do to ensure that employees are adhering to a vision protection program.

Inspection Finds Companies Did Not Use Safety Plan When Workers Were Trapped on Drilling Platform

Inspection Finds Companies Did Not Use Safety Plan When Workers Were Trapped on Drilling Platform, OSHA Says

One of the companies had a fire safety plan but did not use it, according to OSHA.

Workplace Accident Report Shows Statistics of Non-Fatal and Fatal Occupational Injuries

Workplace Accident Report Shows Statistics of Non-Fatal and Fatal Occupational Injuries

The report categorizes data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Emerging Cannabis Trends in Today’s Environment

Emerging Cannabis Trends in Today’s Environment

This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein.

What Can Employers do to Help Keep Their Workers Safe on the Roads?

What Can Employers Do to Help Keep Their Workers Safe on the Roads?

Safety can be a big concern for people who drive for work.

South Carolina Governor Sues OSHA

South Carolina Governor Sues OSHA

The lawsuit lists South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation as the plaintiffs.

Finding the Right Fit: When the Work Shoe Fits

Finding the Right Fit: When the Work Shoe Fits

Research shows that ill-fitting work shoes can significantly harm employees.

NSC Preliminary Findings Show Deaths from Vehicle Accidents in First Half of 2022 Down One Percent from 2021

NSC Preliminary Findings Show Deaths from Vehicle Crashes in First Half of 2022 Down One Percent from 2021

NSC says that 21,340 people died from traffic crashes in the first half of this year.

VPPPA Safety+ Symposium Begins This Week

Safety+ Symposium takes places in Washington DC from August 23 to 25.

Resources for Getting Involved with VPPPA

Can’t go to VPPPA Safety+ Symposium? Here are other ways to get involved.

Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Secret Service to Speak at VPPPA Safety+ Symposium

Gwendolyn Sykes will talk at the Closing General Session on August 25.

Safety & Security: Tips for Preventing Workplace Violence

Episode 158

Safety & Security: Tips for Preventing Workplace Violence

Lowering the number of instances of workplace violence is not only crucial to the health and safety of your workforce, but is also legally mandated by federal OSHA.

How to Keep Workers Safe From Loud Music

How to Keep Workers Safe From Loud Music

People who work at weddings, bars and restaurants are often exposed to loud noise. How do you protect these workers from noise hazards?

The Use of Impairment Detection Technology to Improve Worker Safety

The Use of Impairment Detection Technology to Improve Worker Safety

A recent study shows that some employers may be interested in IDT to test for employee impairment.

Louisiana Company Cited After Employee Stabbed in Store

Louisiana Company Cited After Employee Stabbed in Store

The operator of car wash, oil change, fueling and convenience stores was cited for not protecting workers from violence, according to OSHA.

Three Dollar General Stores Cited for Four Willful, Seven Repeat Violations

OSHA Cites Three Dollar Generals, Proposes Penalties Over $1.2M

Since 2016, the company has faced proposed penalties of over $6 million.