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Why Electrical Safety Should Be a Priority in Post-COVID Planning

Why Electrical Safety Should Be a Priority in Post-COVID Planning

It’s more important than ever to not lose sight of fundamental protection programs and protocols.

The Breath of Safety

Oxygen is a life-essential element that many take for granted; we only note its critical lack when oxygen is diminished or entirely absent.

Hassle-Free Occupational Hearing Test Scheduling: A Conversation with SHOEBOX

Episode 15

OH&S SafetyPod: Hassle-Free Occupational Hearing Test Scheduling

Editor Sydny Shepard discusses hearing test scheduling in the age of COVID-19 with Kate Mosley, Product Manager of Occupational Hearing Testing at SHOEBOX.



The Dog That Didn't Bark

Recognizing all essential workers—including those in the electrical field—and their associated hazards when it comes to working in a pandemic.

The New ANSI/ASSP Z10.0 standard and Its Implementation

The New ANSI/ASSP Z10.0 Standard and Its Implementation

The newest ANSI/ASSP Z10 standard provides a robust update to a well-respected safety system model and incorporates significant new concepts, approaches and tools. Here’s a walk through the standard, its features, its “sister documents” and implementation considerations.

Stop Sweating Heat Stress

Stop Sweating Heat Stress

Addressing heat stress in the workplace will not only keep your workers safe and productive, but it can also prevent employee turnover.

Best Practices for Today and Tomorrow

Best Practices for Today and Tomorrow

Maximize employee safety and wellness initiatives through a behavior-based safety process as part of an employee recognition program.

The Dangers of Dropped Objects

The Dangers of Dropped Objects

Tools are essentially for workers at height to do their job, but they also pose risks to those below.

Recognizing and Mitigating Static Electricity Hazards

Recognizing and Mitigating Static Electricity Hazards

Fire departments respond to nearly 280 industrial incidents involving static electricity each year.

Saving Lives: Why CPR AED Training Matter

Saving Lives: Why CPR AED Training Matter

None of us expect the unexpected. With 10,000 cardiac arrests in the workplace every year, you should understand the benefits of CPR training.

Optimized Protective Clothing Keeps Workers Cool and Comfortable

When working in environments of extreme heat, your clothing and its materials matter for your comfort and safety.

What You Need to Know about Adult Learning

What You Need to Know about Adult Learning

There is one major reason why safety training fails to stick: knowledge transfer.

Sun Protection 101: A Complete Guide to Skin Damage Prevention

Sun Protection 101: A Complete Guide to Skin Damage Prevention

Those who do not respect the sun’s almighty powers may ultimately find themselves in a world of skin damage.

Drug Testing During COVID-19: Essential and Smart

Drug Testing During COVID-19: Essential and Smart

During a national crisis, substance abuse increases. That’s why keeping up your company’s drug testing is crucial, especially right now.

Managing Safety Training During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Safety Training During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Given the current pandemic, it’s easy to postpone all but non-essential training; however, there are safe ways to train your employees while staying healthy.

The Eyes are a Gateway for COVID-19: Safety Eyewear Can Help

The Eyes are a Gateway for COVID-19: Safety Eyewear Can Help

Because the coronavirus infects us through the eyes, nose and mouth, proper PPE has become one of the most important tools during this pandemic. It’s crucial to pick the right eyewear for your safety.

Five Restroom Upgrades to Improve Hand Washing and Minimize Germs

In a COVID-19 world, social distancing and washing your hands are two of the most important safety measures. However, enforcing that in public and workplace bathrooms might be challenge.

Is Eye Protection Necessary for COVID-19 Protection?

Is Eye Protection Necessary for COVID-19 Protection?

Recent discussions about the possibility of contracting the virus through our eyes are beginning to buzz. Scientists are still studying the virus for the answer, but here’s what experts have to say about the likelihood of eye-contraction and if goggles are necessary.

Is Contact Tracing the Right Tool for Your Company to Help Combat COVID-19 Spread?

Is Contact Tracing the Right Tool for Your Company to Help Combat COVID-19 Spread?

How do we protect employees at work post-pandemic? Contact tracing might be part of the answer.

Five Things to Know about Hazards of Radioactivity

There are many factors to consider when saying “radioactivity is hazardous.” Here is an attempt to summarize them in five points.

Eight Ways to Go Out During the Pandemic and Stay Safe

People are starting to loosen their social distancing practices and mask wearing—but the pandemic is not over. Here are some tips on how to go out while staying as safe as possible.

Workers are Doing Everything They Can, but Are Customers?

Workers are Doing Everything They Can, but Are Customers?

Mask ordinances vary by state and county, and many people believe the US is past the worst of the pandemic. But as workers in essential business are saying, they feel safe among themselves (with PPE and sanitation), but many customers are throwing caution to the wind.

Food Safety During a Pandemic: An Expert Weighs In

Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine shared an article on food safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, and you might want to check out some of their tips.

OH&S SafetyPod: Can Safety Training be Both Engaging and Compliant?

Episode 14

OH&S SafetyPod: Can Safety Training be Both Engaging and Compliant?

SafetySkills Instructional Systems Design and Project Management Team Lead, Lauren Brandeberry, discusses the ever-evolving landscape of safety training and eLearning with OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard on this episode of the podcast.

Connected Safety and COVID-19: What Blackline Safety’s Cody Slater Has to Say

Connected Safety and COVID-19: What Blackline Safety’s Cody Slater Has to Say

Connected safety and data collection are crucial to worker safety—but maybe now more than ever during the pandemic and its many remote workers. Read what Blackline Safety’s CEO Cody Slater thinks about the role of connected safety today and tomorrow.

Motor Vehicle Fatality Rates Up 14 Percent in March, Despite COVID-19

A recent report from the National Safety Council (NSC) shares some surprising and tragic news: fatalities from motor vehicle crashes jumped 14 percent in the month of March despite quarantines.

Safety Protocols for Shifting from Office to Home

Safety Protocols for Shifting from Office to Home

Although staff no longer must make the commute into the office, safety hazards can and do still exist in the home. Here's your WFH safety checklist.

Is it Allergies or the Coronavirus?

Pollen is in the air—and that means it’s allergy season. During the pandemic, however, it can be hard to tell the difference between your average allergy and the coronavirus.

Work from Home Burnout? It’s Real, and It’s Common Nowadays

Work from Home Burnout? It’s Real, and It’s Common Nowadays

We’ve heard about ways to avoid burnout in various jobs, but what about burnout when working from home? Here are some things to watch out for and some tips on how to avoid it.

Scared to Return to Work? Can’t with Kids at Home?

As businesses begin to reopen, many Americans are still wary of going to work, or cannot because they lack access to childcare. Here’s what you need to know, according to one NPR article.

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