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4 Ways To Achieve Workplace Safety Through Automation

4 Ways To Achieve Workplace Safety Through Automation

A safer workplace can lead to healthier workers, lower injury costs, less stress and higher employee retention.

How to Combat the Dangers of Workplace Complacency

How to Combat the Dangers of Workplace Complacency

Workers who are complacent may be at risk for fatigue, injuries and other safety hazards.

What’s Going On? Updates on OSHA’s Most Recent Decisions

Episode 168

What’s Going On? Updates on OSHA’s Most Recent Decisions

OSHA has been making moves. Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the latest announcements, news and movements from OSHA in the last few months.



7 Important Worker Safety Considerations in the Bar and Brewery Industry

7 Important Worker Safety Considerations in the Bar and Brewery Industry

Workers can be exposed to multiple hazards in this industry. Learn how to mitigate the risks and keep them safe.

OH Contractor Cited After OSHA Finds Workers at Heights Without Fall Protection

OH Contractor Cited After OSHA Finds Workers at Heights Without Fall Protection

The company now faces 12 violations and proposed penalties of over $1 million.

California’s AB2188 Now Prohibits Employee Discipline for Off-Duty Marijuana Use

California’s AB2188 Now Prohibits Employee Discipline for Off-Duty Marijuana Use

Under the law, employers cannot discriminate against workers based on their marijuana use when not at work.

Nighttime Driving Challenges for Transportation Workers

Nighttime Driving Challenges for Transportation Workers

There are some precautions transportation workers can take to keep themselves safe.

Report on Industrial Workers Reveals Stress Levels from Job

Almost 50 percent of the respondents from the construction, manufacturing and warehouse and transportation industries reported stress.

OSHA Issues 21 Violations to PA Metal Coatings Company

OSHA Issues 21 Violations to PA Metal Coatings Company

The company faces over $570,000 in proposed penalties for the violations found at its New Jersey facility.

Fire Safety and Burn Prevention for Construction and Labor Trades

Fire Safety and Burn Prevention for Construction and Labor Trades

Workers in these industries may be exposed to fire hazards more often than others. Learn how to keep these workers safe.

MO Contractor Cited for Four Violations After Worker Fatally Injured Following Trench Collapse

MO Contractor Cited for Four Violations After Worker Fatally Injured Following Trench Collapse

In the first six months of 2022, trench-related deaths were higher than in the year 2021.

Mental Health in the Workforce: How to Support your Employees

Mental Health in the Workforce: How to Support your Employees

Support your employee’s mental health every day, not just on World Mental Health Day.

Mindset Matters: Just One Thought Can Halt Safety Progress

Episode 167

Mindset Matters: Just One Thought Can Halt Safety Progress

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses why mindset matters, how external struggles can bring internal battles and how you can turn it all around with just one thought.

Top OSHA Violations Remind Employers of the Need for Continued Attention to Respirators

Top OSHA Violations Remind Employers of the Need for Continued Attention to Respirators

Selecting the right respirators for your employees is essential to keeping them protected, but how do you know what kind to choose?

Amazon Sues Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries

Amazon Sues Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries

The complaint claims that citation abatement rules violate the right to a due process.

A New Window to Global Safety and Productivity: Presenting NFPA LiNK

As the world rapidly evolves with soaring populations and advanced new building materials, those of us who work in jobs that impact safety must work smarter, faster, and more collaboratively to stay ahead. We must work with the highest level of safety knowledge. We must quickly adapt to help keep our constantly evolving world safe.

Blackline Safety’s Refresh Trade-in Program Arms Industrial Workers with Next-Generation Safety Equipment

In today’s industrial workplace where staying ahead of safety risks is paramount to keeping workers safe on the job, connected safety technology is no longer a nice-to-have solution. The more wearable technology becomes commonplace, from using a watch to monitor your heart rate to tracking your next Uber ride on your smartphone, the more using Internet-of-Things (IoT) safety-based devices is considered a must-have on the job.

Why Differential Air Pressure Monitoring is Critical to Employee Safety

Why Differential Air Pressure Monitoring is Critical to Employee Safety

Choosing the right differential pressure monitoring system can show your employees that your care about their safety.

OSHA Cites Candy Manufacturer After Workers Allegedly Exposed to Amputation Hazards

OSHA Cites Candy Manufacturer After Workers Allegedly Exposed to Amputation Hazards

Ferrara Candy Co. was cited for five violations after an inspection.

Protecting Frontline Workers in the Utilities Industry with Connected Safety

Episode 166

Protecting Frontline Workers in the Utilities Industry with Connected Safety

Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Blackline Safety's Sean Stinson and NiSource's Prajwal Deshpande to discuss practical implementations of connected technology to enhance worker safety.

Cabinet Manufacturer Faces Citations After Worker Electrocuted

Cabinet Manufacturer Faces Citations After Worker Electrocuted

The citations include violations for not using energy isolating devices, PPE and ladder use.

Wood Products Manufacturing Facility Redesignated “Star” Site

Wood Products Manufacturing Facility Redesignated “Star” Site

Huber Engineered Woods LLC was renamed a "star" site after an evaluation in April 2022.

MA Company Cited Following Worker Death During Demolition Project

MA Company Cited Following Worker Death During Demolition Project

The worker and an excavator fell 80 feet after a floor collapsed.

Alcohol Is Still the Number One Threat to Workplace Safety

Alcohol Is Still the Number One Threat to Workplace Safety

Alcohol remains the most common substance abused by workers.

Hypothermia and Nine More Winter Workplace Hazards

Hypothermia and Nine More Winter Workplace Hazards

A hot summer can make winter seem less dangerous, but don’t be fooled.

Modern Technology Results in Improved Workplace Safety

Modern Technology Results in Improved Workplace Safety

The use of technology will continue to play a role in the improvement of workplace safety.

The Impact of Revising the Benzene Threshold Exposure Limit

The Impact of Revising the Benzene Threshold Exposure Limit

It is estimated that nearly 1.37 million workers are exposed to benzene at work.

The Priceless Value of Implementing Safety Tech

The Priceless Value of Implementing Safety Tech

Investing in the right technology can make for a more productive and safer workplace.

Choosing the Right Respiratory Protection

Choosing the Right Respiratory Protection

It is important for you and your workers to have confidence in your safety equipment.

Smarter, Safer, Smaller: The Future of Wearable Technology

Smarter, Safer, Smaller: The Future of Wearable Technology

More data than ever is being collected.