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Combustible Dust Explosions: Is Your Workforce at Risk?

Combustible Dust Explosions: Is Your Workforce at Risk?

Dust explosions continue to be a persistent problem for many industries resulting in loss of life, injuries and destruction of property. 

Top Winter Hazards on Construction Sites & How to Avoid Them 

Top Winter Hazards on Construction Sites & How to Avoid Them 

Winter weather can make an already dangerous job that much more hazardous.  



The Value of Advancing Workplace Safety and Health

The Value of Advancing Workplace Safety and Health

Workplace safety and health is imperative to building successful businesses, prosperous communities and sustainable economies. 

Construction Site and Facility Safety Through the Eyes of an Electrician 

Construction Site and Facility Safety Through the Eyes of an Electrician 

Safety is a choice that is made every day by each person; it is imperative that each of us on the job makes the right choice. 

Leading the Safety Adventure

Safety and Ergonomics Specialist Grace Thai isn’t afraid to push the limits while making sure to stay safe.

Transforming Oil & Gas Environmental Compliance Through a Connected Approach

Transforming Oil & Gas Environmental Compliance Through a Connected Approach

Companies must consider the effect emissions have on their field personnel.

Live From ASSP Safety 2021

OH&S will offer exclusive coverage of the ASSP Safety 2021 Conference and Expo in Austin.

VPPPA Announces 2020 and 2021 Award & Scholarship Winners

Both the 2020 and 2021 winners were honored at the Safety+ conference in Nashville on August 30.

Medical Surveillance vs Medical Screening

Medical Surveillance vs Medical Screening

These are often used interchangeably, but there is a distinct difference which is frequently misunderstood.  

Managing Combustible Dust and Risk Mitigation

Managing Combustible Dust and Risk Mitigation

Failing to conduct a dust hazard analysis is a common oversight and can lead to installations with unmitigated risks. 

The Connected Safety Inflection Point: Where the Industry Stands Now 

The Connected Safety Inflection Point: Where the Industry Stands Now 

Safety products are born out of recent incidents and a need for compliance.

Mitigating Combustible Dust is Not a Housekeeping Activity—Rather Hazard Abatement

Mitigating Combustible Dust is Not a Housekeeping Activity—Rather Hazard Abatement

When equipment works efficiently and simplifies a task, the task is more likely to be performed by workers regularly and correctly.  

Back to the Basics: Safety Reminders that Go Beyond COVID-19 

Back to the Basics: Safety Reminders that Go Beyond COVID-19 

Workplace safety precautions set in place prior to the pandemic should not be forgotten about.

Safety

Episode 93

Safety's Role in Environmental, Social and Governance Initiatives

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Blackline Safety Board of Directors member Cheemin Bo-Linn to discuss the role safety plays in EGS performance and reporting.

11 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 after Exposed to Hazards by Housing Facility

11 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 after Exposed to Hazards by Housing Facility

Tinton Falls transitional housing facility did not isolate the infected residents nor enforce masks and social distancing.

Repeated Ignored Safety Requirements Leads to $145K in Penalties for a Denver Contractor

Repeated Ignored Safety Requirements Leads to $145K in Penalties for a Denver Contractor

Premier Roofing LLC exposed employees and subcontractors to fall hazards.

Forming Safety Habits that Stick

Episode 92

Forming Safety Habits that Stick

Have you ever wondered why we continue to do actions even though we know they are wrong? In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard explains how habits form and how bad habits can be dismantled and rerouted.

The AI-Driven Vision Processing Technology that Assesses Tasks in Minutes & On the Go

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The AI-Driven Vision Processing Technology that Assesses Tasks in Minutes & On the Go

As a safety leader, what more could you want than the most convenient, easy to use tool that does all the ergo reporting for you? Sounds too good to be true? It’s not.

Stay Safe and Watch Out on the Roads this Labor Day Weekend

Stay Safe and Watch Out on the Roads this Labor Day Weekend

Protect yourself and loved ones by addressing roadway risks September 3-6.

Tropical Storm Henri Brings Flooding and Damage to the Northeast

Tropical Storm Henri Brings Flooding and Damage to the Northeast

U.S. Department of Labor urges workers and employers to practice all safety precautions.

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration Approves the First COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration Approves the First COVID-19 Vaccine

Extensive research and trials lead to the FDA’s final decision of approval.

VPPPA Lists COVID-19 Information for Safety+ 2021

VPPPA Lists COVID-19 Information for Safety+ 2021

VPPPA offers safety professionals a safe and healthy way to engage with their Safety+ Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Who’s Responsible for Cybersecurity in Industrial and Manufacturing Settings?

Who’s Responsible for Cybersecurity in Industrial and Manufacturing Settings?

One of the most significant challenges in industrial cybersecurity is a lack of experience and clarity.

What You Need to Know: Health & Safety Plans at ASSP Safety 2021

What You Need to Know: Health & Safety Plans at ASSP Safety 2021

The American Society of Safety Professionals has outlined an extensive plan to keep Safety 2021 attendees safe and healthy at the conference and expo this year.

Without Proper Training & Education Confined Spaces May Lead to Injury or Worse

Episode 91

Without Proper Training & Education Confined Spaces May Lead to Injury or Worse

In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard defines a confined space, gives examples of deadly incidents and does a deep dive into what OSHA is doing today to curb fatalities and injuries.

ASSP Offers Hybrid Experience for Safety 2021 Conference and Expo

ASSP Offers Hybrid Experience for Safety 2021 Conference and Expo

ASSP will be heading out to Austin, Texas this year for its annual Safety 2021 Conference and Expo.