During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous government agencies along with professional institutions issued guidance regarding the operation of circulating fans.
Employees must understand how to properly set up, use and climb a ladder for safe work.
When welders utilize the correct respirators work can be done safely and efficiently.
Solely using hygiene measurements to address hazards is not a safe strategy.
Determining when to reassess employee exposures is a challenge that many with industrial hygiene responsibilities face.
There are many benefits to incorporating wearable technology in your safety programs.
Automating manual material handling tasks with vacuum conveyors can be the remedy.
PPE may be the first line of defense, but accidental exposures can still happen.
Companies are now creating and prioritizing public-facing sustainability goals.
Typically, once a new starter has completed their manual handling training and has been signed off as trained for the job, they are on their own until the next scheduled training. This could be as long as a year! What about all the time in between?
A look at the good, the better and best respiratory protection.
When workers in confined spaces need your help, you can’t act on impulse.
Ensure your worksites are asbestos free.
New advancements can keep workers safe.
You might be surprised at what is included in the standards.
The last two and a half years have taught us how important respiratory protection is.
Rescue teams must have proper training and equipment to perform a rescue.
What are the inspection and maintenance criteria for portable eyewash stations?
James Frederick will speak about initiatives at OSHA at the May conference.
Learn more about fall hazards and protection during the week.
The two workers were allegedly told to return to a partially collapsed trench. It collapsed again.
Amazon, Starbucks and Dollar General among National Council for Occupational Safety and Health’s list.
Welder’s anthrax was found among seven metalworkers from 1994 to 2020.
The conversation about keeping workers safe in extreme temperatures is heating up. On this episode, Alex Risen from Big Ass Fans discusses how airflow can help cool employees down leading to a more safe and comfortable workspace.
The aerospace and defense company had its status renewed last week.
In terms of compliance, ignorance is anything but bliss. High turnover, lawsuits, regulatory violations, toxic office cultures, tarnished reputations—all of these problems (and more) typically don’t stem from bad actors, but lackluster workforce training efforts.
Companies that leverage their safety data and analytics to maintain a safe workplace are setting themselves up for success. Safety leaders armed with data visuals and interpretations can make educated decisions that drive productivity, foster a strong culture of safety in the workplace, and encourage continuous improvement.
Workers’ Memorial Day, held on April 28, honors those who lost their lives while working.