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OSHA and NIOSH Partner up to Revise a Handbook for Small Businesses

OSHA and NIOSH Partner up to Revise a Handbook for Small Businesses

Their goal is to make it more detailed and provide even better safety tips for businesses.

Staying Safe on Construction Sites During the Summer

Staying Safe on Construction Sites During the Summer

As summer crawls on—amidst an influx in new construction projects that rival pre-pandemic levels—those in the construction industry are dealing with hazards that get more intense with each rising degree.

Worker Engulfment in Soybean Silo Leads to Citations of Central Illinois Grain Cooperative

Worker Engulfment in Soybean Silo Leads to Citations of Central Illinois Grain Cooperative

Topflight Grain Cooperative faces fines and citations for safety violations.



U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor for Electrical Death of Employee

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor for Electrical Death of Employee

United Signs & Signals puts employee in harm’s way when failing to ensure electricity was secured.

The COVID-19 Delta Variant: What we Know so Far

The COVID-19 Delta Variant: What we Know so Far

The variant is spreading like a wildfire, fueling outbreaks across the U.S., mainly targeting those who are not vaccinated.

What HVAC Workers Need to Know About OSHA

What HVAC Workers Need to Know About OSHA

On December 29, 1970, then-President Richard Nixon signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Four months later, on April 28, 1971, it went into effect, slowly becoming the gold standard for workplace safety today. 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the act going into effect and it is still the primary thing that we turn to when safety is a concern.

Adapting Employee Drug Testing Programs for Remote Workers

Episode 89

Adapting Employee Drug Testing Programs for Remote Workers

In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard discusses the current COVID-19 outlook, how alcohol and substance use has shifted and what employers can be doing to manage all of it.

Engaging the Adult Learner

For many adults, sitting in a training classroom is something to be avoided at all costs. However, training is a necessary part of today's workplace. Companies must provide training to their employees. To help the reluctant learner, trainers can use a variety of techniques that will get the students interested and eager to participate in the training

Electrical PPE Five Tips for a Successful Wear Trial

PREVIEW: September Issue

Electrical PPE Five Tips for a Successful Wear Trial

Many safety professionals are starting to realize that if they upgrade their programs to the new generation of products, wearer acceptance can increase dramatically.

OSHA Initiates Protection Over Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana from Confined Space Dangers

OSHA Initiates Protection Over Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana from Confined Space Dangers

After lives were taken in Texas and Oklahoma less than one year apart, OSHA decided it was time to intervene.

U.S. Department of Labor Intends to Protect Midwest Workers from Confined Space Hazards

U.S. Department of Labor Intends to Protect Midwest Workers from Confined Space Hazards

The Regional Emphasis Program was created to reduce employees’ harm when working in the transportation tank cleaning industry.

OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week Kicks off August 9 – 15, 2021

OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week Kicks off August 9 – 15, 2021

The campaign was created to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program.

When Things Heat Up, Confined Spaces Can Become More Harrowing

When Things Heat Up, Confined Spaces Can Become More Harrowing

While not every confined space is hazardous, by its nature, confined spaces carry the potential to become dangerous – sometimes in a matter of seconds.

Understanding Silicosis & Finding the Proper Respiratory Protection

Episode 88

Understanding Silicosis & Finding the Proper Respiratory Protection

Silicosis impacts more workers than you may think. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard sits down with CleanSpace Technology's Jon Imms to discuss what silica is and how safety professionals can protect against it.

Alliance is Formed to Keep Shipbuilders Safe from Dangerous, Hazardous Work Environments

Alliance is Formed to Keep Shipbuilders Safe from Dangerous, Hazardous Work Environments

OSHA is prioritizing a Mid-Atlantic shipyard industry to prevent a healthful workplace.

The Association Between Beliefs and Risk Management

The Association Between Beliefs and Risk Management

Many organizations devise operating systems that encompass values and standards specific to their core beliefs about work, people and performance.

Ohio Contractor was Cited and Penalized for Exposing Construction Roofers to Deadly Fall Hazards Six Times Throughout the Past Three Years

Ohio Contractor was Cited and Penalized for Exposing Construction Roofers to Deadly Fall Hazards Six Times Throughout the Past Three Years

JHM Roofing LLC ignored OSHA’s citations due to repeated fall hazards over the past few years.

8 Steps to Increase Safety and Strengthen Your LOTO Training Program

8 Steps to Increase Safety and Strengthen Your LOTO Training Program

Preventing injury and loss of life is undeniably the number one reason to strengthen any safety program. 

How Lean Design Improves Efficient Use of Emergency Showers and Eyewashes 

How Lean Design Improves Efficient Use of Emergency Showers and Eyewashes 

Management should uncover emergency safety shower procedures and equipment that are not doing the job sufficiently or correctly.

Sustained use of vibrating machinery can lead to severe cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome that can be both debilitating and irreversible

Why Wear Anti-Vibe Gloves?

Sustained use of vibrating machinery can lead to severe cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome that can be both debilitating and irreversible.

Industrial Vacuum Cleaner Options for Cleaning Confined Spaces  

Industrial Vacuum Cleaner Options for Cleaning Confined Spaces  

Heavy duty industrial vacuum cleaners can eliminate the need to enter confined spaces for cleaning, reducing hazards and costs in a variety of ways. 

Does My Face Covering Work? Ask ASTM F3502

Does My Face Covering Work? Ask ASTM F3502

Each industry has its own unique hazards, making the search for a face covering difficult.

Tag In Supervisors on Lockout/Tagout Training 

Tag In Supervisors on Lockout/Tagout Training 

In rare instances, procedures like LOTO are overlooked due to blatant disregard.

Facility Managers Play a Pivotal Role in Safely Building, Renovating and Demolishing Structures 

Facility Managers Play a Pivotal Role in Safely Building, Renovating and Demolishing Structures 

It’s important to understand the factors that most frequently contribute to construction site fires so that needed steps to minimize associated risks can be taken. 

Fall Rescue Plans — What to Include and How to Respond in an Emergency  

Fall Rescue Plans — What to Include and How to Respond in an Emergency  

You need a plan of action for your crews to follow in the event of a fall.

An Agile Framework for Occupational Health Mitigation

Occupational hazards require continuous assessment and evaluation to ensure the sustainment of zero hazard occurrences. 

Achieving Safety and Operational Excellence through a Digital Worksite 

Achieving Safety and Operational Excellence through a Digital Worksite 

It’s no surprise there is an increase in leading organizations transitioning into digital worksites.

Communication Insights for Supervision and Safety

Communication Insights for Supervision and Safety

Communication is key when it comes to success in the workplace.

The Fundamentals of Lab Safety

The Fundamentals of Lab Safety

Labs are often home for some of the most dangerous hazards. Here’s how employees can stay safe.