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Wearable Safety Technology: A Human Centric Approach

Wearable Safety Technology: A Human Centric Approach

How can wearable technology help in preventing employee turnover?

Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Safety

Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Safety

Understanding forklift safety could save lives.

The Fundamentals of Fall Protection for Workers at the Edge

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The Fundamentals of Fall Protection for Workers at the Edge

For many industrial employees, working at height is a regular part of the job.



When Minutes Matter: CPR and AEDs at Work

When Minutes Matter: CPR and AEDs at Work

Training is key to managing a cardiac event at work.

Physiological Monitoring as a Determinant of Heat Stress

Physiological Monitoring as a Determinant of Heat Stress

Physiologic monitoring can help protect all workers from heat-related illness.

The Eyes Have It: Protecting Employee Vision with PPE

The Eyes Have It: Protecting Employee Vision with PPE

Selection and wearing the right eye protection saves on pain, recovery and cost.

Prioritizing Ergonomics Promotes Efficient Workplaces and Empowered Employees

Prioritizing Ergonomics Promotes Efficient Workplaces and Empowered Employees

As we continue to move through uncharted waters, it is important for businesses to keep employee safety top of mind.

Why Considering Yourself a “Qualified Person” Might Not Keep You Safe

Why Considering Yourself a “Qualified Person” Might Not Keep You Safe

Not all definitions for “qualified” are the same.

A New Standard in Slip Resistant Safety Footwear

A New Standard in Slip Resistant Safety Footwear

A new ASTM standard could help employees feel safer on their feet.

How New Technology and Innovation Make the Difference in Footwear Safety

How New Technology and Innovation Make the Difference in Footwear Safety

Tech-driven innovations are the key to providing workers with footwear that is comfortable, safe and convenient.

Handling Material Handlers: Training Beyond PIT Requirements

Handling Material Handlers: Training Beyond PIT Requirements

The scope of material handling is broad.

Noise Surveys from the Trenches

Noise Surveys from the Trenches

Make tackling hazardous noise easier with the right tools and knowledge.

Environmental Sampling for Infection Control at Health Care Facilities

Environmental Sampling for Infection Control at Health Care Facilities

An environmental sampling program can be a valuable tool in reducing risk.

Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

A lot has changed in industrial hygiene, but one thing is constant: the need for worker health and safety.

How to Assess and Design Guarding for Older Machines

How to Assess and Design Guarding for Older Machines

It is essential to assess the machine and human interactions when trying to enhance guarding.

Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges in Protective Footwear

Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges in Protective Footwear

Protective footwear delays are expected to continue throughout 2022 and into 2023.

Court Rules Mine Safety and Health Act “Flagrantly” Violated by Minnesota Iron Ore Mine

Court Rules Mine Safety and Health Act “Flagrantly” Violated by Minnesota Iron Ore Mine

The ruling follows an incident in 2016 when a walkway collapsed with a worker on it.

Survey Results Show Data on Falls from Heights

Survey Results Show Data on Falls from Heights

Some of the topics the respondents were surveyed on were the height of the fall, the cause and if the employer made changes.

VPPPA Continues Education, Networking Opportunities Through Future Events

Safety+ Symposium is over, but there are VPPPA events and resources to look forward to.

VPPPA Safety+ Symposium 2023 is Headed to Orlando, Florida

VPPPA has announced its latest location for their annual event.

Federal Court Issues Orders for Tampa Electric After Incident Killed Five Workers in 2017

Federal Court Issues Orders for Tampa Electric After Incident Killed Five Workers in 2017

The company must make changes, pay a penalty and will face probation after a court order.

Seeing Safely: Tips for an Effective Vision Protection Program

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Seeing Safely: Tips for an Effective Vision Protection Program

There are many things that safety directors, managers and leadership can do to ensure that employees are adhering to a vision protection program.

Emerging Cannabis Trends in Today’s Environment

Emerging Cannabis Trends in Today’s Environment

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Inspection Finds Companies Did Not Use Safety Plan When Workers Were Trapped on Drilling Platform

Inspection Finds Companies Did Not Use Safety Plan When Workers Were Trapped on Drilling Platform, OSHA Says

One of the companies had a fire safety plan but did not use it, according to OSHA.

Workplace Accident Report Shows Statistics of Non-Fatal and Fatal Occupational Injuries

Workplace Accident Report Shows Statistics of Non-Fatal and Fatal Occupational Injuries

The report categorizes data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

South Carolina Governor Sues OSHA

South Carolina Governor Sues OSHA

The lawsuit lists South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation as the plaintiffs.

What Can Employers do to Help Keep Their Workers Safe on the Roads?

What Can Employers Do to Help Keep Their Workers Safe on the Roads?

Safety can be a big concern for people who drive for work.

Finding the Right Fit: When the Work Shoe Fits

Finding the Right Fit: When the Work Shoe Fits

Research shows that ill-fitting work shoes can significantly harm employees.