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Organizational Culture Drives (Safety) Performance

Organizational Culture Drives (Safety) Performance

Organizational culture involves a set of assumptions and beliefs that guides customary and traditional ways of thinking.

Getting the Upper Hand: Selecting the Right Hand Protection for Your Workers

Episode 71

Getting the Upper Hand: Selecting the Right Hand Protection for Your Workers

We are talking all about hand protection in this interview between Editor Sydny Shepard and Fastenal's Safety Sales Director Evan Hardin. Listen in as they discuss hand injuries, PPE, new technology and how to keep your workers safe on the job.

Lawnwise Inc. did not pay its employees for any overtime work.

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers More Than $39K for 31 Employees at Tennessee Lawn Care Company

Lawnwise Inc. did not pay its employees for any overtime work.



Shrinking the Space: Small Steps for COVID-19 Control

Shrinking the Space: Small Steps for COVID-19 Control

As employees are coming back to the workplace, it’s important to keep in mind there is a lot a business can do to help prevent the spread of the disease.

A Look into OSHA

Episode 70

A Look into OSHA's Most Recent Costly Citations

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard rounds up the most costly and serious citations OSHA has doled out in the last year.

Research Shows Almost Two Thirds of Unvaccinated Employees Will Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine

Research Shows Almost Two Thirds of Unvaccinated Employees Will Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine

Some companies aren’t being equitable when it comes to their employees taking time off to get their shot.

The Importance of Addressing Workplace Stress

The Importance of Addressing Workplace Stress

Employers can do much more to help their employees relieve stress during the pandemic.

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It's Time to Update Your COVID-19 Prevention Plan Again

A new Fed-OSHA COVID-19 emergency temporary standard is coming soon.

Federal Judge Finds Florida Behavioral Healthcare Center Exposes Employees to More than 50 Attacks

Federal Judge Finds Florida Behavioral Healthcare Center Exposes Employees to More than 50 Attacks

UHS of Delaware Inc. and Premier Behavioral Health Solutions of Florida were both fined for not protecting workers.

Maintain a People-Centric Culture in the New Digital Work Environment

Maintain a People-Centric Culture in the New Digital Work Environment

Technology is taking over during COVID-19; it can be very useful but also very challenging to get the job done.

OSHA Cites Water Technology Facility After Worker Was Severely Injured

OSHA Cites Water Technology Facility After Worker Was Severely Injured

Xylem Inc. faces a total of nine safety violations after an inspection.

Spice Company Exposes Employees to Different Hazards

Spice Company Exposes Employees to Different Hazards

iSpice LLC faces $121,511 in penalties for an unsafe workplace.

How to Get the Best Rooftop Fall Protection for Manufacturing Facilities

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How to Get the Best Rooftop Fall Protection for Manufacturing Facilities

Falls are often the biggest safety risks when it comes to occupational injuries in manufacturing plants. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), falls, trips and slips are among the main causes of occupational injuries. So elevated working areas and rooftops call for suitable fall protection solutions, practices, and training.

A Shared Responsibility: Preventing Violence in the Workplace

A Shared Responsibility: Preventing Violence in the Workplace

Challenges, conflicts and stress are inevitable at work, so are grievances and disappointments; violence is not.

Five Tips to Minimize Mold Risk During and After a Prolonged Shutdown

Five Tips to Minimize Mold Risk During and After a Prolonged Shutdown

There are different ways to get rid of, prevent mold damage and stay safe after extensive time away from the workplace where mold keeps forming.

Better Understanding Hazards, Injuries and Fatalities in the Construction Industry

Episode 69

Better Understanding Hazards, Injuries and Fatalities in the Construction Industry

It’s Construction Safety Week! Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard gives a brief background on the history of Safety Week, discusses current injury and fatality rates in construction and interviews labor attorney Zachary Perecman about how construction companies can better protect those on-site.

How to Interpret Data & Move up the Hierarchy of Controls

How to Interpret Data & Move up the Hierarchy of Controls

Work-related injuries are a complex and costly problem. Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are among the most widely spread occupational issues in industries and services, with increasing expenses of salary compensation and health costs, declining productivity and lower quality of life.

The Past, Present and Future of Respiratory PPE

The Past, Present and Future of Respiratory PPE

What’s the importance of respiratory PPE then and now?

What to Do with Your Dust Hazard Analysis

What to Do with Your Dust Hazard Analysis

A useful guide shows you how to evaluate and prioritize your DHA recommendations.

Clearing the Air on Confined Space Ventilation

Clearing the Air on Confined Space Ventilation

To help clear the air, here is some advice for selecting a proper ventilation blower for a confined space, as well as some tips on usage.

Making Space for Smart Wearables

Making Space for Smart Wearables

The smarter path to social distancing.

Enhancing Safety and Sustainability through a Data-Driven Approach to Gas Detection

Enhancing Safety and Sustainability through a Data-Driven Approach to Gas Detection

For some companies, data has become a critical part of safety and sustainability programs.

Entering the Alligator Pit: An Overview of Confined Space Standards

Entering the Alligator Pit: An Overview of Confined Space Standards

Confined spaces continue to put workers in hazardous situations. It is crucial to identify hazards and design procedures to protect.

The Foundation of a Great Industrial Hygiene Program

The Foundation of a Great Industrial Hygiene Program

How do we evaluate workplace exposures and ensure the health of all workers while making the most efficient use of our time and resources? SEGs are the answer.

Evaluating Occupational Noise Exposures: The Effects of VOC Exposures

Evaluating Occupational Noise Exposures: The Effects of VOC Exposures

Hearing loss can be amplified by noise and chemicals.

Wearable Devices and Lone Workers: The Importance of Connectivity

Wearable Devices and Lone Workers: The Importance of Connectivity

By sharing data and information out to teammates and supervisors, wearable devices can have a positive impact even in the most hazardous of situations.

Seeing the Big Picture: Identify Hazards and Assess Risk

Seeing the Big Picture: Identify Hazards and Assess Risk

How safety and health professionals can scope out the big picture of workplace hazards and assess their risks through Visual Literacy practices.

Sustainable Industrial Protection Equipment

Sustainable Industrial Protection Equipment

Sustainability is a hot topic, but does it have any real meaning for industrial PPE?