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Field Service Management Solutions are Changing the Safety Game in Field Service Work—Here

Field Service Management Solutions are Changing the Safety Game in Field Service Work—Here's How

Field service management solutions can help with accountability, reducing risk and education.

Retired CIA Intelligence Officer to Kick Off VPPPA’s Safety+ Symposium

VPPPPA is excited for their annual Safety+ Symposium, which is set to take place in Washington, D.C. August 23 - 25.

VPPPA Prioritizes Health & Safety at Annual Safety+ Symposium

Amid an on-going pandemic, VPPPA is assuring attendees of their annual Safety+ Symposium that safety and health is their top priority.



VPPPA Offers Special Events at Safety+ Symposium 2022

Throughout the days of the Symposium, attendees will have a chance to interact with the Association a variety of ways via featured events.

Everything You Need to Know about Forklifts & Safety

Episode 156

Everything You Need to Know about Forklifts & Safety

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses everything you may need to know about forklifts and mitigating the risks associated with them.

VPPPA Announces New Executive Director

Williams assumed his new role at VPPPA in July 2022.

CDC Updates COVID-19 Guidelines

CDC Updates COVID-19 Guidelines

New guidelines published last week include what to do if you are exposed to COVID-19.

The Effects of Fatigue on Worker Safety

The Effects of Fatigue on Worker Safety

When workers are fatigued, it can put them and others at risk.

OSHA Reopens Arizona State Plan Comment Period, Changes Hearing Date

OSHA Reopens Arizona State Plan Comment Period, Changes Hearing Date

The changes two agencies in Arizona have made will be available for comment.

OSHA, American Staffing Association Sign Ambassador Alliance

OSHA, American Staffing Association Sign Ambassador Alliance

The alliance focuses on the health and safety of temporary workers.

OSHA, Food Safety and Inspection Service Sign Agreement on Worker Safety

OSHA, Food Safety and Inspection Service Sign Agreement on Worker Safety

The two agencies signed the five-year agreement on worker safety and training.

OSHA Citation on Workplace Violence at Facility Affirmed by Federal Judge

OSHA Citation on Workplace Violence at Psychiatric Treatment Facility Affirmed by Federal Judge

The facility in Colorado was cited in 2019 for exposing workers to violence hazards.

Investigation After Worker Death Leads to Citations, Proposed Penalties of $337K

Investigation After Worker Death Leads to Citations, Proposed Penalties of $337K for Company

The waste disposal company was cited for 18 citations and was placed in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

Discovering the Real Problem in Health and Safety and How to Solve It

Discovering the Real Problem in Health and Safety and How to Solve It

Leaders at all levels should lead by example.

The Benefits of On-Site Programs

The Benefits of On-Site Health Clinics

These worksite clinics can be a great tool for employers and employees.

Making Safety a Core Value in the Workplace

Episode 155

Making Safety a Core Value in the Workplace

Not having safety as a core value could be more detrimental than even trying to make it a core value to begin with. So, what are you waiting for?

Steps to Create a Workplace Safety Campaign

Steps to Create a Workplace Safety Campaign

A workplace safety campaign can contribute to an increase in health and safety.

2022 OSHA Inspection Prep Part Two: Indoor Fall Protection

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2022 OSHA Inspection Prep Part Two: Indoor Fall Protection

In our first installment of this series, we discussed how to prepare your rooftop for an unexpected OSHA inspection. With this edition, we’re turning our lens to your facility's interior, as indoor fall protection is just as critical as the fall safety on your rooftop.

Workers Exposed to Amputation Hazard at Wood Crate and Pallet Facility, Officials Say

Workers Exposed to Amputation Hazard at Wood Crate and Pallet Facility, Officials Say

The company was cited for serious and repeat violations.

ASSP SafetyFOCUS Sessions Hosted October 2022

The sessions will take place in person and online October 24-28.

Selecting the Proper PPE

Selecting the Proper PPE

The type of PPE an employee needs depends on the job and hazards.

OSHA Cites Company for Multiple Hazards, Proposes $480K in Penalties

OSHA Cites Company for Multiple Hazards, Proposes $480K in Penalties

Workers were exposed to machine hazards, struck-by hazards and others, OSHA says.

NSC Partners with Nonprofit to Help Reduce Workplace Injuries with Technology

NSC Partners with Nonprofit to Help Reduce Workplace Injuries with Technology

NSC and Safetytech Accelerator will work to help reduce the number of musculoskeletal disorders or MSDs.

Ammonia Leak at Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Facility Leads to Citations

Ammonia Leak at Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Facility Leads to Citations

Workers were required to evacuate following the ammonia leak in January.

LA Contractor Cited After Worker Fatally Injured from Fall

LA Contractor Cited After Worker Fatally Injured from Fall

The worker fell 30 feet through a skylight while working on a roof.

Two Ohio Family Dollar Locations Face Multiple Citations

Two Ohio Family Dollar Locations Face Multiple Citations

The proposed penalties for both stores total over $1,200,000.

Colorado Site Recognized With “Star” Status Under VPP

Colorado Site Recognized With “Star” Status Under VPP

Onward Energy has two other locations in the Voluntary Protections Program.

Specific PPE is Needed for Entry and Exit

Specific PPE is Needed for Entry and Exit

Understanding the risks can better prepare entrants and supervisors when selecting PPE.

How Technology Can Speed Mustering and Help Ensure Compliance During Evacuations

How Technology Can Speed Mustering and Help Ensure Compliance During Evacuations

Employees behave differently when under stress—technology can help to simplify.

Improving Safety in Construction with Connected Technology

Improving Safety in Construction with Connected Technology

Real-time monitoring of conditions can protect workers and equipment from damage.