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Six Ways Energy Companies Can Achieve ESG Targets

Six Ways Energy Companies Can Achieve ESG Targets

These targets are a top priority for many companies.

CDC Announces Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics

CDC Announces Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics

The center will collect and analyze data to help inform decisions.

FDA Authorized Emergency Use of New COVID-19 Breath Sample Test

FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of New COVID-19 Breath Sample Test

The test, authorized last week, can provide results in as little as three minutes.



The Truth About Marijuana Impairment & Recent-Use Drug Testing

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The Truth About Marijuana Impairment & Recent-Use Drug Testing

Marijuana impairment, and particularly how long impairment lasts, is often misunderstood, primarily because advocates for marijuana typically present data from available studies within a narrow scope that aligns with their position.

Texas Company Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program

Texas Company Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program

OSHA cited the company and placed them in the program after 10 incidents in five years.

OSHA Cites Company for Violations Relating to Fall Hazards

OSHA Cites Company for Violations Relating to Fall Hazards

OSHA’s citations include nine violations, including three willful.

The Qualities of a Great Safety Leader

Episode 136

The Qualities of a Great Safety Leader

As a safety leader, you are the point person for all safety initiatives. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the traits a great leader should have to implement effective and successful safety programs.

Mental Health Benefits are Important to Workers, New Survey Shows

Mental Health Benefits are Important to Workers, New Survey Shows

Employers can take steps to help support workers’ mental health.

New Study Suggests Link Between Silica Dust and Black Lung Disease

New Study Suggests Link Between Silica Dust and Black Lung Disease

The number of coal workers with black lung is increasing.

OSHA Launches New Program to Help Prevent Worker Heat Injury and Illness

OSHA Launches New Program to Help Prevent Worker Heat Injury and Illness

The program is a first-ever for the nation, coming months after OSHA’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

Manufacturer Cited for Machine Safety Violations After Worker Injured, Hospitalized

Manufacturer Cited for Machine Safety Violations After Worker Injured, Hospitalized

OSHA has proposed penalties of $159,00 after the incident in 2021.

Report Shows Injury Rate at Amazon Warehouses is Up From 2020

Report Shows Injury Rate at Amazon Warehouses is Up From 2020

In 2021, nearly 40,000 workers were injured, report says.

OSHA to Hold Meeting for Comments on Whistleblower Program

OSHA to Hold Meeting for Comments on Whistleblower Program

The virtual event will be held to collect feedback from the public.

FDA Clears Fitbit Feature That Monitors for AFib

FDA Clears Fitbit Feature That Monitors for Atrial Fibrillation

Fitbit's feature will alert users if an irregular heartbeat is detected.

SIF Prevention: Two Frameworks for Success

SIF Prevention: Two Frameworks for Success

The Campbell Institute has released a new white paper focusing on ways to reduce serious injuries and fatalities.

What is a Safety Culture?

Episode 135

What is a Safety Culture?

Editor Sydny Shepard defines, describes and explains how a safety culture can be the backbone of safe operations at your facilities and job sites.

MA Pfizer Worksite Gets "Star" Status Renewed by OSHA

MA Pfizer Worksite Gets "Star" Status Renewed by OSHA

OSHA recertified the location for its work in health and safety.

Contractor cited for 12 violations, including 4 willful, for cave-in safety

Contractor Cited for 12 Violations, Including 4 Willful, for Cave-In Safety

The Missouri company with previous violations faces penalties of $796,000

National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-By Incidents is April 11-15

National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-By Incidents is April 11-15

Learn about preventing struck-by incidents though webinars and free resources

OSHA’s New Program Identifies Employers who have not Submitted Injury Forms

OSHA’s New Program Identifies Employers Who Have Not Submitted Injury Forms

Employers could be issued citations if Form 300A is not submitted

NSC Publishes White Paper about Safety Innovation and Technology

NSC Publishes White Paper about Safety Innovation and Technology

Technology can benefit employers in many ways, helping reduce injuries and save money.

5 Life-Saving Fire Safety Features

5 Life-Saving Fire Safety Features

Fire-safety measures can aid in a healthier work environment.

Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week Promotes Safety in High-Hazard Industry

Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week Promotes Safety in High-Hazard Industry

Learn how employers can reduce injuries and fatalities in the agricultural industry.

US Oversight and Reform Committee Starts Investigating Amazon

US Oversight and Reform Committee Starts Investigating Amazon

Amazon has been asked to submit documentation after concerns of labor practices arose.

The Right to Know: How Hazard Communication Became Standard

Episode 134

The Right to Know: How Hazard Communication Became Standard

Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look back at the history of the Hazard Communication Standard and its recent alignment with the Globally Harmonized System.

Construction companies should have OSHA 10 security on construction sites

Construction Companies Should Have OSHA 10 Security

OSHA 10 certification is a requirement for many workers on your construction site and your security team should not be an exception to that rule.

The Right to Know: How Hazard Communication Became a Standard

The Right to Know: How Hazard Communication Became a Standard

In order to create a safer work environment, employees need to know what hazards are present and how to mitigate them.

How Evacuation Training, Exercises and Drills Can Save Lives

How Evacuation Training, Exercises and Drills Can Save Lives

Education and knowledge are critical to survival.

Fire Safety Should be a Priority In and outside of the Workplace

Fire Safety Should be a Priority In and outside of the Workplace

Safety is a system, and we all play a role.

Hazard Communication: Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees

Hazard Communication: Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees

The Hazard Communication Standard is performance oriented, meaning achieving the standard is the measure of compliance.