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Did We Miss Flu Season? What a Mild 2020-2021 Flu Season Means for Employers

Did We Miss Flu Season? What a Mild 2020-2021 Flu Season Means for Employers

Understanding why the we saw a mild flu season last year will help employers understand how to move forward in 2021.

Job Opportunities for Women in Construction Are On the Rise

Job Opportunities for Women in Construction Are On the Rise

According to a new survey, there are now more opportunities for women working in construction and equality in the workplace is increasing.

Canada Invests Millions in Meat Plant Worker Safety

Canada has just announced that it will be investing millions of dollars to mitigate COVID-19 risks at meat processing plants.



Safety Speak: OSHA Reveals Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2020

Episode 58

Safety Speak: OSHA Reveals Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2020

In this mini episode, OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the recently released list of OSHA's Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards as well as new dates for National Safety Stand-Down and Ladder Safety Month.

5 Trends in Industrial Supply Chain Management We'll See This Year

This year will be one of transformation for supply chains, and this change will be for the better.

Failure to Implement Lockout/Tagout Leads to Partial Amputation, Fine at Food Facility

The facility was found to have not trained their workers on the importance of lockout/tagout when conducting maintenance activities.

OSHA Releases Information on Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2020

OSHA Releases Information on Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2020

OSHA has revealed its annual list of Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards.

Advancements in Virtual Support Deliver a Compelling Option for Facilities During and Beyond the Pandemic

Advancements in Virtual Support Deliver a Compelling Option for Facilities During and Beyond the Pandemic

Real-time remote collaborations with SMEs enable effective hardware and software installations.

March is National Ladder Safety Month: Here’s What You Should Know

March is National Ladder Safety Month: Here’s What You Should Know

Understanding ways to stay compliant and safe on a ladder is crucial to the safety of the employees using them.

Dates Announced for OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down

Dates Announced for OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down

The agency has announced it’s eighth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction will be May 3 - 7.

United States Begins Distribution of Third COVID-19 Vaccine

United States Begins Distribution of Third COVID-19 Vaccine

Doses of the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine could be received as early as March 2.

Preparing for the Unexpected

As we move into the spring and summer, safety directors should be prepared for all the types of weather Mother Nature can throw at us.

From the Hard Hat to the Helmet

From the Hard Hat to the Helmet

Innovations in technology have led to the industry shift from hard hats to helmets.

Safety Speak: Expanding the Definition for Workplace Impairment

Episode 57

Safety Speak: Expanding the Definition for Workplace Impairment

Should employers be thinking outside the box when it comes to workplace impairment? Can organizations pinpoint the hour in which workers are most likely to get injured? And are we getting a third COVID-19 vaccine? Find out on this mini episode of OH&S SafetyPod.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Drug Testing

The Impact of COVID-19 on Drug Testing

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has created hesitation as far as workplace drug testing is concerned, it can still be done in a safe and effective manner.

A Fall Protection Plan for Confined Space Rescues

A Fall Protection Plan for Confined Space Rescues

How to prepare for and safely execute a confined space fall rescue.

What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards and the COVID-19 Vaccine

What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards and the COVID-19 Vaccine

With the beginning of the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine comes the new concern of exposure to harmful gases.

Building a Comprehensive Floor Safety Strategy

Building a Comprehensive Floor Safety Strategy

Floor disinfection is a safety routine that often falls into the background, but with the ongoing presence of COVID-19, it is extremely important.

Get Ready for the Heat with Cooling Technology

Get Ready for the Heat with Cooling Technology

Protective apparel that keeps workers cool should be a safety priority.

Five Reasons to Incorporate Connected Safety into Your Fall Protection Program

Five Reasons to Incorporate Connected Safety into Your Fall Protection Program

Incorporating connected safety into your fall protection program will further increase the chances of workers making it through their shifts safely.

The Power of Small

Even if employers need to create a complete safety overhaul, gradually implementing small changes will yield better results for everyone.

Preparing for Unpredictable Spring Weather

Preparing for Unpredictable Spring Weather

Spring is just around the corner, so it’s time to prepare with the proper protective gear for the season.

Employees at Risk of Hearing Loss: What Employers Can Do to Help

Employees at Risk of Hearing Loss: What Employers Can Do to Help

Hearing loss is an easily preventable consequence of not wearing proper hearing protection on the job.

CDC Launches Tool that Helps Americans Find COVID-19 Vaccines

CDC Launches Tool that Helps Americans Find COVID-19 Vaccines

The CDC is trying to make it easier for Americans to find available doses of the Coronavirus vaccine.

A Look at How Employers are Improving Workplace Safety and Health

Workplace safety and health is a much discussed topic. What are employers doing about it?

FDA Endorses Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot Covid-19 Vaccine

FDA Endorses Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot Covid-19 Vaccine

The FDA has officially cleared the way for a third Coronavirus vaccine in the U.S.

The Safety Gap Challenges in Gas Detection

Episode 56

The Safety Gap — Challenges in Gas Detection

In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard talks with Honeywell Offering Manager Lead Richard Dunn about the "safety gap" he and his team found when surveying customer needs for gas detection.

Hearing Protection: Let’s Get Personal

Hearing Protection: Let’s Get Personal

Properly protecting workers’ hearing goes beyond simple hearing protection devices.

Improve Company Safety with Great Toolbox Talks

Improve Company Safety with Great Toolbox Talks

How can you hold effective toolbox talks to ensure your team is safer on the job?

Training + Education = Balanced Safety Professional

Yorlanda Fisher, President of Warriors 4 Safety, writes about the divide found amongst safety professionals when it comes to training versus education.