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3 Important Safety Considerations to Keep Staff With Epileptic Seizures Safe in the Workplace

3 Important Safety Considerations to Keep Staff With Epileptic Seizures Safe in the Workplace

Actions like eliminating triggers can create a safer workplace for employees with epilepsy.

Looking Towards the Future: How Safety Will Evolve

Episode 177

Looking Towards the Future: How Safety Will Evolve

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at what is in store for the safety and health industry in the future.

New NIOSH Study Questions Non-Healthcare Workers on COVID-19 Exposure at Work

New NIOSH Study Questions Non-Healthcare Workers on COVID-19 Exposure at Work

One in five respondents said they were exposed to COVID-19, according to the study’s findings.



Keeping Employees Safe from Hazards After a Snowstorm

Keeping Employees Safe from Hazards After a Snowstorm

Even tasks as seemingly simple as shoveling snow can pose risks to employees.

Greater Profitability and Worker Safety with Visual AI

Greater Profitability and Worker Safety with Visual AI

Using visual AI with CCTV cameras can turn the technology into a proactive analytical asset.

Why Accurate Inventories Matter for Health and Safety

Why Accurate Inventories Matter for Health and Safety

In the brewing industry, inventory accuracy can help keep workers safe.

Two Washington Dollar Tree Stores Face Almost $55K in Combined Fines

Two Washington Dollar Tree Stores Face Almost $55K in Combined Fines

The fines were issued for blocked electrical panels and stacked boxes that were “perilously close to collapsing,” the state’s Department of Labor & Industries said.

How HIPAA and Other Health Privacy Laws Work Together to Protect Employee Health Information

How HIPAA and Other Health Privacy Laws Work Together to Protect Employee Health Information

With technology always changing, it's important for employers to learn how to protect employee information.

Protecting Data is Essential to Worker Safety

Episode 176

Protecting Data is Essential to Worker Safety

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how protecting employee data is essential to worker safety.

Safe Driving Tips from NSC This Thanksgiving Holiday

Safe Driving Tips from NSC This Thanksgiving Holiday

The National Safety Council estimates that 518 people may die from a car crash during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

How to Keep Workers Safe During Flood and Storm Cleanup

How to Keep Workers Safe During Flood and Storm Cleanup

Workers helping with cleanup after a flood or storm can be exposed to multiple hazards.

Keeping Delivery Drivers Safe Near Railroads

Keeping Delivery Drivers Safe Near Railroads

Nonprofit Operation Lifesaver, Inc., published PSAs about train and rail safety.

Does Working from Home Affect your Mental Health?

Does Working from Home Affect your Mental Health?

There are both benefits and downsides to working from home.

Microbial Growth During Handling, Packaging, Shipping and Storing Contents

Microbial Growth During Handling, Packaging, Shipping and Storing Contents

Packers, shippers and movers can protect themselves from visibly microbial contaminated goods.

NIOSH, US Coast Guard Makes Funding Available for Safety Training, Research for Commercial Fishing

NIOSH, US Coast Guard Makes Funding Available for Safety Training, Research for Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishing is a dangerous occupation and exposes workers to many hazardous conditions.

Safety and Health Concerns Affecting Health Workers Around the World

Safety and Health Concerns Affecting Health Workers Around the World

The World Health Organization provides examples of successful practices to keep these workers safe.

Experts to Speak at West Virginia University on Total Worker Health

Listen to the “Total Worker Health® Strategies for the Future of Work” session in person or online.

Foundry Worker Suffers Fatal Burns After Falling into Equipment

Foundry Worker Suffers Fatal Burns After Falling into Equipment

The foundry’s operator was cited for one willful violation after the worker’s death.

Choosing Effective Safety Training Methods

Episode 175

Choosing Effective Safety Training Methods

Everyone learns differently so it is important to incorporate different training styles for knowledge retention and safer work.

Research Shows More Google Searches for Excuses to Miss Work in 2021, 2022 Than Years Prior

Research Shows More Google Searches for Excuses to Miss Work in 2021, 2022 Than Years Prior

Creating a workplace where all employees are supported is more important than ever before.

Signed Letter Advises Changes to Maryland’s Heat Stress Standard Draft

Signed Letter Advises Changes to Maryland’s Heat Stress Standard Draft

The letter signed by many organizations and individuals called the state’s draft “completely inadequate,” and asked them to look to other state’s standards for examples.

After Mezzanine Collapse in Boston, Two Contractors Face Citations and Proposed Penalties

After Mezzanine Collapse in Boston, Two Contractors Face Citations and Proposed Penalties

The collapse caused one worker to lose their legs and two others to be injured.

Women’s Bureau to Hold ‘Women in Apprenticeship: Building Our Power’ Webinar

The webinar will take place on November 17, 2022, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

MA Roofing Contractor Cited for Fifth Citation Related to Falls in Eight Years

MA Roofing Contractor Cited for Fifth Citation Related to Falls in Eight Years

OSHA cited the company for four willful and two serious violations and proposed penalties totaling $137,196.

The Effects of Mold on Workers and How to Keep It Out of Your Workplace

The Effects of Mold on Workers and How to Keep It Out of Your Workplace

The presence of mold at work can cause negative health effects for some workers.

Staying Up to Date: How NFPA is Digitizing Codes and Standards

Episode 174

Staying Up to Date: How NFPA is Digitizing Codes and Standards

Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with NFPA LiNK Director Kyle Spencer to talk all about NFPA’s inspiration for LiNK, recent updates to the program and the future of digitization at NFPA.

Making the Right Choice: NIOSH Suggestions for Avoiding Counterfeit Respirators

Making the Right Choice: NIOSH Suggestions for Avoiding Counterfeit Respirators

When you're purchasing respirators off a website, there are important elements to be on the lookout for.

Stop the Job: Don

Episode 173

Stop the Job: Don't Risk Injury for Productivity

Encouraging employees to stop the job in an unsafe scenario comes with a long list of complications. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how you can encourage employees to prioritize health and safety.