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Wisconsin Glass Companies Designated “Star” Level Sites

Wisconsin Glass Companies Designated “Star” Level Sites

The two companies were recognized for their work in health and safety.

NIOSH to Provide Free Black Lung Screening This August

NIOSH to Provide Free Black Lung Screenings This August

The confidential screenings are available to all coal miners, current or former.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Launches New 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Launches New 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The lifeline is available for mental health and suicide crisis support seven days per week, 24 hours per day.



OSHA Announces Additional Measures for Trench Safety

OSHA Announces Additional Measures for Trench Safety

Six months into 2022, trench-related deaths are already greater than in the entire year of 2021.

Underestimating PPE Fit and Size Can Impact Worker Safety

Episode 151

Underestimating PPE Fit and Size Can Impact Worker Safety

The last thing you want PPE to do is create more risk for incidents. That's why size and fit matter when selecting the right gear for the job.

Dollar General Cited for Exit Route Hazards

PA Dollar General Cited for Exit Route Hazards

The store in Pennsylvania was cited for similar violations last year.

Contractor Cited After Worker Falls and Suffers Fatal Injuries

Contractor Cited After Worker Falls and Suffers Fatal Injuries

The citations were for not checking that workers had fall protection and not training workers on correctly using fall arrest systems.

OSHA’s Heat-Related Rulings Boost Demand for Better Worker Protection

OSHA’s Heat-Related Rulings Boost Demand for Better Worker Protection

With rising temperatures and high numbers of illnesses and injuries, here's how to comply.

Safety Isn

Safety Isn’t a New Gym Membership

A culture of safety is key to success.

Case Study: Wearables Pilot Program Drives Reduction in Warehouse Hazards

Case Study: Wearables Pilot Program Drives Reduction in Warehouse Hazards

A small, wearable sensor let workers know when they were at risk for sprains.

Fast, Reliable Smoke Detection for the Dustiest Settings

Fast, Reliable Smoke Detection for the Dustiest Settings

Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) is designed for reliability and is capable of customization to minimize false alarms and maintenance, while increasing safety.

10 Common Problems When Deploying Safety Wearables

10 Common Problems When Deploying Safety Wearables

Adopting new technologies can seem risky but with a clear understanding of the common pitfalls and a well-thought out strategy, any organization can reap the benefits.

Impact of Heat-Related Illness on Behavior and Cognitive Recognition

Impact of Heat-Related Illness on Behavior and Cognitive Recognition

Exposure to hot indoor or outdoor work environments even for short periods of time can lead to cognitive and behavioral impairment.

Enhancing OHS Training For The Digital Generation

Enhancing OHS Training For The Digital Generation

There are features you can use to increase employee engagement.

Consistency is Key to Effective Safety Programs

Episode 150

Consistency is Key to Effective Safety Programs

What's the key to effective safety programs? Consistency.

Construction Worker Safety:  Supplying Headlamps as Critical PPE in Hazardous Environments

Construction Worker Safety: Supplying Headlamps as Critical PPE in Hazardous Environments

By supplying safe lighting products, construction companies can significantly enhance worker safety throughout the job site.

How to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

How to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

More than 600 people die from heat every year.

Industrial Production: Eliminate Indoor Airborne Contaminants to Protect Worker Safety, Productivity

Industrial Production: Eliminate Indoor Airborne Contaminants to Protect Worker Safety, Productivity

Air purification systems can capture smoke, exhaust gasses and pollutants from welding, plasma cutting, combustion and other sources.

Updates from OSHA Head Doug Parker at ASSP Safety 2022

Episode 149

Updates from OSHA Head Doug Parker at ASSP Safety 2022

Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the highlights from DOL Assistant Secretary of Occupational Safety and Health Doug Parker's session at Safety 2022.

How Can Workplace Safety be Revived?

How Can Workplace Safety be Revived?

Factors such as reporting can play an important role.

What Companies Need to Know About OSHA’s New Heat Illness Rules

What Companies Need to Know About OSHA’s New Heat Illness Rules

OSHA is taking steps now to help companies reduce heat illness.

How to Protect Workers from Combustible Dusts

How to Protect Workers from Combustible Dusts

Injuries and deaths from combustible dust are preventable. Follow OSHA’s guidelines on mitigating these hazards.

Look Out! Safety 2023 is Headed to San Antonio

Look Out! Safety 2023 is Headed to San Antonio

ASSP announces new location for their Safety 2023 Professional Development Conference & Exposition.

How to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders at a Worksite

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) affect thousands of workers every year. In 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 272,780 cases of MSD caused people to miss work in the private sector.

Live from ASSP Day 2

The excited buzz from day one of the American Society of Safety Professionals Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference and Exposition was still evident throughout the second day of the show. Safety professionals flooded the expo floor and connected in sessions at McCormick Place, where the conversations flowed easily amongst attendees.

Digital Transformation: From Convincing to Adoption

Each year I attend a safety conference, like the American Society of Safety Professionals Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, I like to walk around the expo hall and talk with manufacturers and solutions providers about what they are working on currently and what is coming down the pipeline.

First Impression: ASSP Safety 2022 Experience

For the past three months, I've been writing about many topics relating to health and safety from behind a computer screen. Today, I was able to step away from the screen and experience everything in person. It was a wonderful experience to be able to meet with professionals and hear from influential people in the safety world.

Safety 2022: The Impact of DEI on Safety

When safety professionals consider or evaluate programs and leadership styles, there are many factors involved, including diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).