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Crane not Assembled Properly Leads to Double Fatality on Interstate leading to an Investigation of Lufkin Company

Crane not Assembled Properly Leads to Double Fatality on Interstate leading to an Investigation of Lufkin Company

OSHA finds three willful, two serious violations and proposes $212K in penalties.

National Safety Council Launches Impairment Recognition and Response Training for Supervisors

National Safety Council Launches Impairment Recognition and Response Training for Supervisors

An online training course offers teaches a comprehensive approach to addressing impairment in the workplace.



Live from NSC 2021: Views from the Show

The Exposition at the NSC 2021 Congress & Expo was packed with products and services from companies across the country.

Mark Your Calendar: NSC Will Host Safety Congress & Expo in San Diego Next Year

Mark Your Calendar: NSC Will Host Safety Congress & Expo in San Diego Next Year

The National Safety Council will migrate their Safety Congress & Expo from Orlando to San Diego for 2022.

A Look at OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2021

Episode 103

A Look at OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2021

Editor Sydny Shepard lays out the latest information shaping OSHA's Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for fiscal year 2021.

U.S. Department of Labor Sues Luxury Car Dealer for Firing Employee for Raising Concerns over COVID-19

U.S. Department of Labor Sues Luxury Car Dealer for Firing Employee for Raising Concerns over COVID-19

Hi Tech Motorcars LLC terminated employee for warning managers and coworkers.

Ladders: From Research to Smart, Safe Practices

Getting to a higher level in a workplace often means using a ladder. However ladders, if used incorrectly, become the reason for many fatalities and injuries.

OSHA Top 10 for FY 2021 Announced at NSC Congress

OSHA has announced the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2021 at NSC.

Live From NSC Day 2

Companies were back at it Tuesday, showing their products for day two. None of the vendors held back on demonstrations and engaging with others who came to their booths to glance or learn more.

First Impressions: NSC 2021 Experience

Similar to ASSP Safety 2021, NSC 2021 in Orlando FL., people were ready to get back on the expo floor.

The Theme of NSC 2021 Congress & Expo: Resilience

Safety professionals swarmed the halls of the Orange County Convention Center as The National Safety Council kicked off their 2021 Safety Congress & Expo on Monday, October 11 with an important conversation on a word that should be familiar to all professionals in the field: resilience.

Influencing Human Factors to Prevent Serious Injuries and Fatalities

Keeping an eye out for one another. That’s what safety at work can simply come down to.

Exposition Exploration: Seeing the Sights at NSC

After a year and a half of uncertainties, the world is becoming a more familiar place—even if it is hardly recognizable behind a face covering. While large gathering were seen as a high risk last year, vaccinations and COVID-19 tests have made it easier for professionals to gather in one place again

The Danger Zone: Implementing a Compliant Machine Guarding Program

Episode 102

The Danger Zone: Implementing a Compliant Machine Guarding Program

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a deep dive into one of OSHA's most frequently cited standards: Machinery and Machine Guarding, General Requirements.

Live From NSC 2021 Day 1

Despite COVID-19 taking over last year’s conference, the expo floor was back in action this year in Orlando, Florida.

Study Finds More than One-Half of Workers Exposed to Noise do not Use Hearing Protection While on the Job

Study Finds More than One-Half of Workers Exposed to Noise do not Use Hearing Protection While on the Job

Non-use was highest among women, young workers and current smokers.

OSHA Proposes Penalties After Worker at Tootsie Roll Manufacturing Plant Faces Amputation from Injury

OSHA Proposes Penalties After Worker at Tootsie Roll Manufacturing Plant Faces Amputation from Injury

The company was issued one willful violation for failing to ensure proper machine guards.

A Follow Up to 2020 Research: Employee Mental Health Leaps in Priority

A Follow Up to 2020 Research: Employee Mental Health Leaps in Priority

The majority of employees believe it’s important that a company prioritizes their mental health.

Episode 101

Communication Matters: Achieving Employee Buy-in and Compliance with New Safety Initiatives

One of the most important parts of rolling out a new safety initiative is communication with employees. In this episode, Blackline Safety's Sean Stinson and Jeffery Fors from Waste Management explain effective strategies to getting employee buy-in and compliance.

Marijuana in the Workplace gets Complicated

Marijuana in the Workplace gets Complicated

Despite cannabis’ increased legalization, NSC research shows its use poses a huge workplace risk.

A Pre-Show Look at OH&S' Live From NSC Coverage

Interested in getting a sneak peek at what NSC has in store? No worries—OH&S has you covered.

Three Steps to a Successful Safety Conference

Three Steps to a Successful Safety Conference

In-person events are back and after a year and a half, you might need to dust off your travel bags and be reminded of the steps to a successful event.

The Majority of the U.S. Workforce is found in Favor of Employer Vaccine Work Requirements

The Majority of the U.S. Workforce is found in Favor of Employer Vaccine Work Requirements

National Safety Council research reveals more workers are ready to create a much safer work environment.

NSC Offers Two Options to Attend 2021 Congress & Expo

Interested in seeing what NSC's Congress & Expo has in store? You're in luck, as there are now two ways to interact with the show!

Celebrating 100 Episodes: A Look at SafetyPod’s Most Important Conversations

Episode 100

Celebrating 100 Episodes: A Look at SafetyPod’s Most Important Conversations

We are switching things up for the 100th episode of the podcast! This time around, OH&S Content Editor Shereen Hashem interviews Editor Sydny Shepard about the evolution of the podcast, covering COVID-19 and worker safety and wellness.