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Werner Ladder Sponsors Ladder Safety Month this March

March is National Ladder Safety Month—nearly five weeks of creating awareness of ladder hazards and training resources.

Keeping Farmers Safe

Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries, and it’s crucial that we keep our farmers healthy and safe. Refresh yourself on these farmer safety tips.

California Bans Chlorpyrifos After Concerns for Children’s Health

California Bans Chlorpyrifos After Concerns for Children’s Health

The new ban will affect many farmers and agriculture workers in the state, as they will no longer be allowed to use the widely used insecticide based on its threat to human health.



Nurses Beg for Better Protection Against the Coronavirus

Nurses Beg for Better Protection Against the Coronavirus

In the wake of the coronavirus anxiety, healthcare workers say they do not have access to enough protective gear and protocols to protect themselves.

EPA Releases List of Effective Disinfectants to Fight COVID-19

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, or the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

NIOSH’s Video on Black Lung Respiratory Disease in Coal Miners

Black lung is affecting coal miners of all ages. Luckily, NIOSH released a video that educates about black lung, raises awareness and motivates workers to participate in free screenings.

How You Can Work Safer on a Ladder

How You Can Work Safer on a Ladder

March is Ladder Safety Month. Here are some important ladder safety reminders to avoid accident and injury.

Systems Integration for a Smarter, Safer Facility

Systems Integration for a Smarter, Safer Facility

Connected and responsive technology can help improve security strategies within facilities, especially during emergencies.

Safety Shoes for Slippery and Unpaved Surfaces

The working place is not always cleanly tarred or consists of a flat industrial floor. Everybody who already worked on a construction site or on the free field knows all too well that these challenging environments and grounds have special demands on the equipment and especially on the safety shoes.

Why Women in the Workplace Matter

Why Women in the Workplace Matter

In honor of International Women’s Day this upcoming Sunday, here are some ways you can recognize gender diversity, and an interview with president of North America at Werner Co, Angie Sheehan.

American Airlines Replaces Employees' Uncomfortable Uniforms

After many employees complained their uniforms triggered a variety of illnesses including rashes and headaches, American Airlines finally gave its workers 50,000 new uniforms.

How to Recruit and Retain Women in Construction

How to Recruit and Retain Women in Construction

International Women’s Day on March 8 is all about understanding gender equality and diversity—especially in the workforce. Here are some tips on encouraging more women to join, and stay in, the construction industry.

OHS SafetyPod Coronavirus Basics What You Need to Know about COVID 19

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OH&S SafetyPod: Coronavirus Basics (What You Need to Know about COVID-19)

OH&S Editors Sydny Shepard and Amanda Smiley discuss the top most frequently asked questions related to the Coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Top Ways to Protect Your Workplace from Coronavirus

Top Ways to Protect Your Workplace from Coronavirus

Information and statistics on the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, are changing rapidly creating worry, chaos and misinformation to be spread along with the illness.

OSHA Cites Pennsylvania Dollar Tree for Exit and Storage Hazard Violations

Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has received OSHA citations for exit and storage hazards and faces $296,861 in penalties.

Employee Recognition is the Future of Workplace Culture

Employee Recognition is the Future of Workplace Culture

Competitive pay, benefits, and flexibility all influence employees’ contentment and productivity in the workplace; however, recent studies show that employee recognition is potentially the most important.

Female Firefighters’ Battle Against Occupational Cancer

Female Firefighters’ Battle Against Occupational Cancer

In recent years, many women firefighters have raised concerns that their job may be putting them at higher risk of breast cancer. Recent studies show this very well could be the case.

Retail Worker Safety: Five Tips for Working Alone

Review these helpful safety tips for retail workers alone on the job—topics that could save their lives.

Updated OSHA Program Aims to Reduce Amputation Risks in PA Manufacturing Industry

OSHA has launched an initiative to focus more agency inspections on reducing workplace hazards that could lead to amputation injuries in the Pennsylvania manufacturing industry.

Defying Gravity Reduces Fall Incidents

Gravity sees all of us as equals, and it’s the force responsible for one of the most common types of workplace injuries: falls.

Developments in Personal Noise Dosimetry

Workplace noise measurements are critical to keeping workers and workplaces safe; make sure your noise dosimeters are appropriate and up to snuff.

How Today’s Technology is Enabling the Next Generation of Electrical LOTO

How Today’s Technology is Enabling the Next Generation of Electrical LOTO

Electrical LOTO programs are important for any safety program.

Cutting to the Chase in Hand Protection

How should you decide which gloves will best protect your workers from cut and puncture hazards?

The Sounds of Safety

The Sounds of Safety

It all loops back to safety.

An Overview of SAMHSA’s New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines

An Overview of SAMHSA's New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines

SAMHSA’s mandatory guidelines have served as the blueprint for many state drug testing laws and policies since 1988. But new methods for oral fluids testing will mean big changes.

The Case for Managing Human Factors at Heights

The Case for Managing Human Factors at Heights

Employers should follow safety regulations to protect their employees. But quite frankly, those measures do not cut it.

Next Generation Fall Protection Equipment Makes Work at Height Safer than Ever

Next Generation Fall Protection Equipment Makes Work at Height Safer than Ever

Manufacturers are making fall protection equipment that is not only stronger, but also lighter than ever before.

Recognizing and Preventing Heat-Related Hazards as Temperatures Rise

Recognizing and Preventing Heat-Related Hazards as Temperatures Rise

Employers must work to protect workers from heat-related illnesses during the hot summer months.

Understanding Modern Head Protection

Understanding the differences between various kinds of head protection products available means employers can protect their workers with the best kind of protection.

Dynamic Leadership Means Going Beyond Asking “Why?”

The key to a good leader is not just someone who asks the “why” behind a problem; they also ask the “what” and the “how.”