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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.

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.

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.



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.

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.

Infrared Technology Proactively  Manages  Facility Safety  Risks  

Infrared Technology Proactively  Manages  Facility Safety  Risks  

Facilities operate advanced machinery and complex systems using substantial amounts of electricity.

Live From NSC Safety Congress & Expo 2021

OH&S will offer exclusive coverage of the NSC Expo in Orlando.

Highlights at NSC's 2021 Safety Congress & Expo

Here’s the must-see items at NSC’s event in Orlando this year.

Workplace Noise: The Stealth, Long-Term Hazard

Workplace Noise: The Stealth, Long-Term Hazard

Construction workers encounter multiple hazards on the job, but, more often than not, noise is not considered as critical as some of the other present dangers.

Safety and Health Guidelines to Follow at NSC’s Congress & Expo

Safety and Health Guidelines to Follow at NSC’s Congress & Expo

Safety professionals who choose to attend NSC’s Safety Congress & Expo in Orlando, Florida will have guidelines to follow to ensure the safety of all.

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Episode 99

What's Next for Your Safety Career? Higher Education Can Help

Looking into your safety career future? Columbia Southern University can help. Listen in as editor Sydny Shepard talks with CSU representatives Paul Radke and Ernie Smith about how higher education can help advance your career.

Ensuring Facility Safety with Fall Protection and PPE

Ensuring Facility Safety with Fall Protection and PPE

Beyond fall protection systems, you can enhance the safety of your workers by using various forms of PPE.       

Safety Shoes Make the Outfit for Well-Protected Workers

Safety Shoes Make the Outfit for Well-Protected Workers

When you are wearing safety shoes, you are more likely to be protected from common hazards. 

Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots

Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots

While proper maintenance and care can extend the lifespan of footwear, there will still ultimately be a time when every work boot meets the end of the road.

Building a Safety Community

While there is no dedicated space in OH&S magazine for “Letter’s to the Editor,” I do still hear from readers of the magazine and website fairly frequently. This past week, I received a lovely email from a safety professional who had recently found our podcast.

The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience 

The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience 

Technology and digital platforms have evolved in ways to help protect employees.

Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace

Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace

The chances of survival increase dramatically when a workplace is trained in both CPR and the use of an AED.

On Route to Safe Material Handling

On Route to Safe Material Handling

Letting people rush around as fast as they want seemed like a recipe for an increase in both the number and severity of car crashes.  

The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality-- Improved Monitoring for CO2 Ventilation and More

The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality-- Improved Monitoring for CO2 Ventilation and More

Getting back to workplaces, restaurants and schools goes beyond the simple reopening of buildings; it involves innovative solutions to provide appropriate air quality monitoring, ventilation and filtration.

Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handling Injuries with Training

Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handling Injuries with Training

Training should teach employees how to avoid the most common material handling injuries. 

Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance

Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance

It’s time for organizations to take a more strategic, engaging approach to training using e-technology and virtual reality.   

Normalization of Deviations in Performance

Normalization of deviance is a phenomenon by which individuals, groups or organizations come to accept a lower standard of performance until that lower standard becomes the "norm" for them.

Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings

Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings

The science behind fall protection is what lifts people to new heights.

Is Your Lanyard Legit? Five Must-Haves for Every ANSI-Compliant Tool Lanyard

You should be checking your tool lanyards to ensure they meet the requirements of ANSI/ISEA 121-2018.

Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers’ Faces and Not in their Hands

Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers’ Faces and Not in their Hands

Many workers will instinctively remove their safety eyewear to see what is in front of them.