With summer comes increased risk of heat-related illness for workers. Employers need to recognize and mitigate these hazards, but Cal/OSHA’s news release can serve as a good guide.
A dispute has erupted over Amazon’s withholding of government-mandated logs of injuries and illnesses at its warehouses. A federal judge calls it disturbing, but Amazon says it’s commercially sensitive.
Stephen Morrill from Westex at Milliken stops by the podcast to talk with OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard about safety professionals' most pressing FR/AR PPE questions where hygiene and safety is concerned.
The construction industry has had to continue business during the coronavirus pandemic, but this has meant reevaluating their safety measures and worker health policies. Bernhard offers its motto on safety, readiness and adjusting to a pandemic.
A handful of speakers talked about human error during the three days of ASSP Safety 2020 Virtual. Here are some of the trends and key takeaways.
As the second day of ASSP’s Virtual Safety show for 2020 wraps up, I am absorbing as much as I can about the industry and what the future holds. One discussion I found poignant to myself—and nearly every industry person—was the discussion of Millennials in the workplace.
Worker engagement seems like a no-brainer, and ideally, it is. But worker engagement is hard to achieve, and you might be looking at it wrong.
Before sending employees on any trips, business managers have to make the health of employees a top priority and take measures to ensure their safety.
OH&S is excited to have Columbia Southern University (CSU) as our sponsor for this year’s Live From program for Virtual ASSP 2020. CSU is bringing you everything your safety career needs: certifications, training courses and other career information.
During the first full day of sessions at the American Society of Safety Professionals’ Safety 2020 Virtual Conference and Expo, a panel on diversity and inclusion really stood out.
American Society of Safety Professionals has officially kicked off its fully virtual event bringing safety education, virtual exhibitor booths and digital networking opportunities to online attendees in just a few clicks.
Summer heat will affect everyone, but it will be particularly hard on those working in agriculture, spending long hours outside in the blistering temperatures.
Industrial workplaces already have many components that need to be in check to keep workers safe. Luckily, Avery Products Corporation, ID&C and PC/Nametag launched a handful of new products to help industrial employees work safely.
On-site clinics are increasingly popular in workplaces, and for good reason. Not only do employees need to monitor their physical and ergonomic health, employers save money by protecting their workers.
Originally slated for October, the world’s largest annual safety event is moving to spring 2021 in Houston.
Audible and visible signals reduce risk of dangerous, costly accidents.
The future of workplace safety post-pandemic will include new technologies, including contact tracing and PPE wearables.
Wireless gas detectors are changing the way we work in confined spaces.
A recent study by SleepStandards surveyed over 1,000 Americans on their sleep habits during and post-lockdown. As it turns out, people are getting less z’s and paying the price for it.
Some contractors are finding a productivity boost from another type of equipment: Hydrodemolition robots.
Safety is as critical an element as production to an organization, but why doesn’t the message always resonate up to the top of every organization? Here are some checks and balances you can utilize to better prioritize safety.
OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard and Content Editor Amanda Smiley break down some of the go-to sessions of ASSP Safety 2020 Virtual as well as some tips for getting the most out of your virtual conference experience.
OSHA just released guidance for workers and employers involved in providing emergency services such as emergency medical services (EMS) and medical transport, fire and rescue, and law enforcement. Here’s what you should know.
Workplace safety is expected to evolve with changing workforce demographics, employee expectations and other influences. Do you want to hear what Columbia Southern University's five expected occupational safety and health trends are for 2020?
It's important to recognize the different demographics of your workforce. The number of millennials is growing in the safety industry, so Columbia Southern University (CSU) provides some tips on how to manage them and help them thrive.
After dentist offices were forced to close for nearly two months, they are finally able to reopen—but many are taking new and extensive precautions to protect against COVID-19 including better air filtration and more PPE.
OSHA has released a resource guide for frequently asked questions regarding the use of face coverings, respirators and masks in the workplace. Here's what you should now.
Need job interview tips? Want to learn about drone technology for construction safety? Check out Columbia Southern University's blog: The Link.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings, ASSP's Safety 2020 show has gone virtual! Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the benefits of a virtual event with ASSP President Diana Stegall.
This year’s ASSP show will be virtual due to the pandemic, but that will not limit the incredible output of information and news from exhibitors, speakers and industry experts. Check out the OH&S Life From page for show coverage and exclusive content from our Live From sponsor, Columbia Southern University.