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Cold and Windy Needs Appropriate PPE—Especially Hand Protection

Cold and Windy Needs Appropriate PPE—Especially Hand Protection

Hand protection for workers during chilly and windy environments should not be a second thought, as cold stress can lead to several hazardous conditions.

Management Commitment is Crucial to Environmental Health and Safety Programs

Management Commitment is Crucial to Environmental Health and Safety Programs

Management Commitment pertains to high level leadership’s “direct participation” in an organization’s EHS program.

Why Are My Hands Always Cold?

Why Are My Hands Always Cold?

Your guide to choosing the best winter work gloves.



Safety First—Mitigating Safety Risks in Electrical and Control Systems

Safety First—Mitigating Safety Risks in Electrical and Control Systems

Components like proper PPE, Lockout/Tagout and clear hazard communication are essential to implementing “safety first” practices.

Tips for Working Safely in Construction During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips for Working Safely in Construction During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Assessing risk level and ensuring workers have proper PPE are key steps to maintaining construction worker safety during this time.

Why You Should Use Plume Models for Chemical Emergency Response

Why You Should Use Plume Models for Chemical Emergency Response

During unplanned chemical releases, there are bound to be more questions than answers. Plume models are the best way to answer these questions and more.

OH&S Recognizes Entrants and Winners of the 12th Annual New Product of the Year Contest

OH&S has been celebrating innovation and products optimized to keep workers safe for over 10 years.

Occupational Safety Expert Added to Biden’s Transitional COVID-19 Task Force

Occupational Safety Expert Added to Biden’s Transitional COVID-19 Task Force

The NSC released a statement of approval in response to a workplace safety expert’s appointment to President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus task force.

Lockout/Tagout Procedures—Keep it Simple, Keep it Safe

Lockout/Tagout Procedures—Keep it Simple, Keep it Safe

Employing these techniques can be the difference between a safe, routine maintenance activity and a serious injury.

Eight Tips for Hearing Testing Day

Eight Tips for Hearing Testing Day

There’s no official checklist or cheat sheet to make sure hearing testing is an effortless experience—some things come with experience and time.

Safety Speak: Drug Testing for Transportation, Meat Industry Injuries and Holiday Workplace Safety

Episode 42

Safety Speak: Drug Testing for Transportation, Meat Industry Injuries and Holiday Workplace Safety

Join Editor Sydny Shepard as she discusses the HHS guidelines on drug testing, the latest injury rates for the Meat Packing and Processing industry and how OSHA is suggesting retailers, delivery workers and those in order fulfillment decrease their risk of transmitting COVID-19.

OSHA Outlines Potential Holiday Season Hazards for Employers

OSHA Outlines Potential Holiday Season Hazards for Employers

OSHA provides a guide for employers to follow in order to keep their employees safe from coronavirus infection and the winter elements.

Why Safety Professionals Need to Become Technologists

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Why Safety Professionals Need to Become Technologists

Investing in machine learning, the internet of things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve operational excellence, provide better customer experience, and ultimately grow a company’s bottom line isn’t a new idea.

Five Emergency Maintenance Best Practices All Plant Employees Should Follow

A well-thought-out and well-organized emergency response plan will help prevent fatalities, reduce equipment maintenance costs and help mitigate potential environmental hazards.

Enterprise Health Prepares Health Systems to Administer  COVID-19 Vaccine to Employees

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Enterprise Health Prepares Health Systems to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine to Employees

As several biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies begin to apply for and receive emergency use authorization from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for their COVID-19 vaccines, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated the distribution phase of its Operation Warp Speed Strategy for Distributing a COVID-19 Vaccine.

OH&S SafetyPod: Your FR/AR Safety PPE Questions—Answered: Global Standards

Episode 41

OH&S SafetyPod: Your FR/AR Safety PPE Questions—Answered: Global Standards

Interested in how to create an effective FR/AR program that works globally? Tune in as Editor Sydny Shepard talks with Paul Castelli, Westex's International Sales Director, about standards and certifications that transcend location.

Take Precautions to Stay Safe During Thanksgiving Amid the Pandemic

Take Precautions to Stay Safe During Thanksgiving Amid the Pandemic

Safety comes first when hosting gatherings for Thanksgiving this year.

Meeting Safety Management Challenges

To manage effectively, management needs information which tells them in real time how well the organizational systems are meeting business challenges, customer needs, innovation and growth.

OSHA Highlights Importance of Worker Safety During The Holidays

OSHA provides resources for employers and employees to defer to for the upcoming holiday season.

New Research Reports Possible Long-Lasting Immunity to COVID-19

New Research Reports Possible Long-Lasting Immunity to COVID-19

Research collected from recovered coronavirus patients suggests long term immunity to the virus is possible.

Safety Speak: Correctional Worker Safety, Office Ventilation and Staying Safe This Thanksgiving

Episode 40

Safety Speak: Correctional Worker Safety, Office Ventilation and Staying Safe This Thanksgiving

On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, we will discuss a new grant supporting research for the health and safety of correctional workers, a new OSHA guidance on ventilation for workplaces and how the CDC recommends you spend your Thanksgiving.

NSC Estimates High Number of Roadway Fatalities During Thanksgiving Holiday

NSC Estimates High Number of Roadway Fatalities During Thanksgiving Holiday

The NSC projects record high roadway fatalities during the four-day Thanksgiving holiday period.

U.S. Companies Pivot to Meet Demand for PPE During COVID-19 Crisis

The pandemic led several companies to begin producing PPE in order to fill a large void in availability.

First At-Home Coronavirus Test Approved by FDA

First At-Home Coronavirus Test Approved by FDA

The first at-home COVID-19 test will soon be available for $50.

OSHA Updates FAQ to Include Comment on Cloth Face Masks

The updated FAQ addresses the question of whether cloth face masks qualify as PPE.

Construction Company Fined Over $90,000 After Fall Protection and Safety Violations

A Washington state construction company was fined $92,000 after failing to enforce fall protection use among employees.

Maintaining Sustainable Practices Is Possible Amid The Growing Demand for PPE

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

Meatpacking Industry Achieves Record Low Workplace Injury Rate

Meatpacking Industry Achieves Record Low Workplace Injury Rate

The incidence rate at meatpacking plants was only four per 100 workers in 2019.

OOIDA Says Hair Testing Will Not Stop Truck Driver Crashes

With the possible implementation of hair testing for truck drivers, the OOIDA argues that it is ineffective and costly.