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Worker's Injury at Seed Production Company Leads to Seven Violations

Red River Commodities Inc. signed a settlement agreement with OSHA due to an employee’s extensive injuries.

Safety Speak Kicking Off Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week and a New Secretary of Labor

Episode 63

Safety Speak: Kicking Off Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week and a New Secretary of Labor

In this episode, listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard talks about safety measures in grain bins, a new Secretary of Labor and could California employers get advance notification of Cal/OSHA inspections?

Struck-By Hazards

Struck-By Hazards

Event is hosted to spread awareness about deadly accidents.



Iowa Meatpacking Plant Explosion Leads to Investigation

Iowa Meatpacking Plant Explosion Leads to Investigation

Police report says two workers who were injured in February have recovered.

COVID-19 Outbreak Data Required to be Reported in California

COVID-19 Outbreak Data Required to be Reported in California

CDPH: Local health departments must know about all workplace outbreaks.

Could Worksites Soon Get Advance Notice of Cal/OSHA Inspections?

Could Worksites Soon Get Advance Notice of Cal/OSHA Inspections?

A new assembly bill introduced in California could give employers advance notice of Cal/OSHA inspections or investigations.

Making Fall Protection Personal: The True Story Behind OSHA’s Top Most Cited Standard

Episode 62

Making Fall Protection Personal: The True Story Behind OSHA’s Top Most Cited Standard

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard interviews Thomas Kramer, Managing Principal at LJB, Inc, on fall protection standards and what organizations, employers and safety directors can be doing to ensure the safety of their workers at heights.

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches "Mask Up" Campaign

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches "Mask Up" Campaign

Campaign helps educate transportation operators educate the public about the federal requirement to wear masks while traveling.

A Look into the Construction Industry Post Pandemic

A Look into the Construction Industry Post-Pandemic

Employer stresses the importance sanitation and social distancing.

How Compliance Tech Is Making Field Service Workers Safer

How Compliance Tech Is Making Field Service Workers Safer

Technology could be the Answer to safety in the workplace.

Senate Confirms New Labor Secretary

Senate Confirms New Labor Secretary

The mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, was confirmed as the newest Labor Secretary on Monday.

Anniversary of Deadly Fire Calls for Annual Moment of Silence

Anniversary of Deadly Fire Calls for Annual Moment of Silence

146 lives were lost in a deadly fire; ASSP wants the tragedy to never be forgotten.

U.S. Data Shows AstraZeneca Vaccine is Effective for All Adults

U.S. Data Shows AstraZeneca Vaccine is Effective for All Adults

The pharmaceutical company assures Americans this vaccine is the shot to choose.

How to Responsibly Deploy Health Screening Technology

How to Responsibly Deploy Health Screening Technology

As with any workplace device, facial temperature screening technology must be deployed in the correct manner to have its desired effect.

Safety Speak: Employees & COVID-19 Vaccines - How to Thoughtfully Encourage Vaccination

Episode 61

Safety Speak: Employees & COVID-19 Vaccines - How to Thoughtfully Encourage Vaccination

Listen in on top safety news topics such as OSHA's new National Emphasis Program, the FDA's recommendations for coronavirus screening tests and how to thoughtfully encourage COVID-19 vaccinations without mandates.

Employee Mental Health

Mental Health Concerns Improve One Year into Pandemic

Mental Health index reports awareness and concerns.

Advances in Worksite Connectivity Boosts Productivity, Collaboration and Safety

Advances in Worksite Connectivity Boosts Productivity, Collaboration and Safety

Wireless Bluetooth and Mesh Intercom technology is changing how workers communicate.

OSHA, Grain Industry Suggests Seven Easy Steps For Safer Outcomes

OSHA, Grain Industry Suggest Seven Easy Steps For Safer Outcomes

High statistics prove OSHA tips can save lives.

Part 2

Carrying Out Innovative Safety Improvements Without Errors

The error-proofing approach can have a much broader impact on the construction process than just reducing or eliminating worker injuries.

Part 1

Error Proofing an Innovative Approach to Safety

To reduce work errors, the contractor must incorporate error proofing into the way business is carried out, the organization is structured, and the operational processes are performed.

FDA Moves to Streamline COVID-19 Testing

FDA Moves to Streamline COVID-19 Testing

Health experts say it’s important to get tested even if you’re asymptomatic.

Face Coverings: Key Considerations for Maximizing Comfort and Cost Savings

Face Coverings: Key Considerations for Maximizing Comfort and Cost Savings

What should employers look for in face shields to ensure everyone stays protected?

OSHA Cites Frozen Dessert Company After Second Accident on Same Machine

OSHA Cites Frozen Dessert Company After Second Accident on Same Machine

Fieldbrook Foods Corp. failed to address hazards that led to workers’ amputations.

State of Michigan to Allow Employees Back in Office

Michigan Establishes Group to Allow Employees Safely Back in Office

Return-to-Office Workgroup established to keep track of company safety.

OSHA Cites Shipping Company After Man Suffers Leg Amputation, Crushed Pelvis

OSHA Cites Shipping Company After Man Suffers Leg Amputation, Crushed Pelvis

Compliance officers find ITS Conglobal ignored safety regulations.

Three Tips for Keeping Frontline Workers Safe on the Job

Three Tips for Keeping Frontline Workers Safe on the Job

It is more crucial than ever for frontline workers to continue performing day in and day out within their workplaces.

COVID-19: Tips For Keeping Manufacturing Workers Safe

COVID-19: Tips For Keeping Manufacturing Workers Safe

Even with the advent of vaccinations, the pandemic is unfortunately far from over and companies still need to take strict precautions.

Safety Speak: Returning to the Office: Here

Episode 60

Safety Speak: Returning to the Office: Here's the COVID-19 Precautions Employees Expect

In this mini episode, learn more about increasing opportunities for women in construction, "dire" conditions at meat packing plants in the United States and how employees feel about returning to the office amid a pandemic.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Perhaps more than any other department, human resources can cover the widest scope of job activities within a company. And there are quite literally hundreds of job titles that can fall under the HR umbrella, with countless more possible based on specific needs.

Forklift Training Basics

If you use forklifts at your facility, you know you have to train your operators. OSHA's standards for Powered Industrial Trucks at 29 CFR 1910.178 require all forklift operators to receive a combination of formal instruction and hands-on experience.