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Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots

Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots

While proper maintenance and care can extend the lifespan of footwear, there will still ultimately be a time when every work boot meets the end of the road.

Building a Safety Community

While there is no dedicated space in OH&S magazine for “Letter’s to the Editor,” I do still hear from readers of the magazine and website fairly frequently. This past week, I received a lovely email from a safety professional who had recently found our podcast.

The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience 

The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience 

Technology and digital platforms have evolved in ways to help protect employees.



Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace

Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace

The chances of survival increase dramatically when a workplace is trained in both CPR and the use of an AED.

On Route to Safe Material Handling

On Route to Safe Material Handling

Letting people rush around as fast as they want seemed like a recipe for an increase in both the number and severity of car crashes.  

The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality-- Improved Monitoring for CO2 Ventilation and More

The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality-- Improved Monitoring for CO2 Ventilation and More

Getting back to workplaces, restaurants and schools goes beyond the simple reopening of buildings; it involves innovative solutions to provide appropriate air quality monitoring, ventilation and filtration.

Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handling Injuries with Training

Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handling Injuries with Training

Training should teach employees how to avoid the most common material handling injuries. 

Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance

Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance

It’s time for organizations to take a more strategic, engaging approach to training using e-technology and virtual reality.   

Normalization of Deviations in Performance

Normalization of deviance is a phenomenon by which individuals, groups or organizations come to accept a lower standard of performance until that lower standard becomes the "norm" for them.

Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings

Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings

The science behind fall protection is what lifts people to new heights.

Is Your Lanyard Legit? Five Must-Haves for Every ANSI-Compliant Tool Lanyard

You should be checking your tool lanyards to ensure they meet the requirements of ANSI/ISEA 121-2018.

Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers’ Faces and Not in their Hands

Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers’ Faces and Not in their Hands

Many workers will instinctively remove their safety eyewear to see what is in front of them.

Arresting Fugitive Dusts

Arresting Fugitive Dusts

The use of vacuum conveyors to transfer materials between processes improves indoor air quality while increasing efficiency and the bottom line.  

NYU Public Health Researchers Receive a Grant to Protect Essential Workers Against COVID-19

NYU Public Health Researchers Receive a Grant to Protect Essential Workers Against COVID-19

Throughout the pandemic, New York City’s public transportation kept running, where essential workers were able to keep their jobs.

Fatal Four: The Construction Industry

Episode 98

Fatal Four: The Construction Industry's Most Dangerous Hazards

Join editor Sydny Shepard as she lays out why it is so important to keep workers in the construction industry safe from the top four most fatal hazards on the job.

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Fort Worth Masonry Company for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Fort Worth Masonry Company for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards

RM Masonry and Stucco exposes workers to unsecured scaffolding repeatedly.

A North Carolina-Based Health Care Provider Terminates Employees for Not Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

A North Carolina-Based Health Care Provider Terminates Employees for Not Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Employees who received exemptions from getting vaccinated must follow specific protocols while at work.

Ohio Roofing Contractor Continues to Defy Federal Safety Requirements for Fall Protection

Ohio Roofing Contractor Continues to Defy Federal Safety Requirements for Fall Protection

The contractor was cited six times in five years for ignoring the industry’s deadliest hazard.

Recognize These Scams Targeting Trucking Companies

Recognize These Scams Targeting Trucking Companies

Trucking companies face many hazards, from poor road conditions to inclement weather to mechanical failure. One less obvious but equally pressing threat facing this industry is fraud.

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA will Hold a Virtual Meeting to Discuss Improvements on its Whistleblower Protection Program

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA will Hold a Virtual Meeting to Discuss Improvements on its Whistleblower Protection Program

OSHA has questions and comments about what it can do to improve its whistleblower service.

See You Next Year: ASSP to Host Safety 2022 in Chicago

See You Next Year: ASSP to Host Safety 2022 in Chicago

Safety 2022 will be in Chicago, Illinois next year from June 27 - 29, 2022.

Live From ASSP Safety 2021: Wrap Up

Safety 2021 might be over, but there is still much to see when it comes to OH&S’ live coverage of the event.

Back on the Road: OH&S Goes to Austin for ASSP Safety 2021

Episode 97

Back on the Road: OH&S Goes to Austin for ASSP Safety 2021

Curious what it was like at ASSP's Safety 2021 show in Austin, Texas last week? Editor Sydny Shepard gives an inside look at the conference as well as the planning that went into the event in the face of COVID-19.

White House, OSHA Look to Enhance Measures for Extreme Heat

White House, OSHA Look to Enhance Measures for Extreme Heat

As part of an interagency effort to protect workers, the Biden-Harris administration enables OSHA to begin rulemaking process for a federal standard.

Combustible Dust and PPE — 2 NFPA Standards to Know to Improve Safety Culture

Episode 96

Combustible Dust and PPE — 2 NFPA Standards to Know to Improve Safety Culture

OH&S editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Westex: A Milliken Brand’s Scott Francis to talk all about combustible dust. Listen in to find out why combustible dust is so hazardous and what NFPA standards apply.