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How Supply Chain Challenges Spur Safetys Prominence

It’s not just a temporary/pandemic-spiked thing. A survey of respected economists revealed:  “Many expect the labor shortage to last at least several more years, and some say it’s permanent.”

Modern PPE Creates Innovative, Comfortable Hand Protection Options for Workers

Modern PPE Creates Innovative, Comfortable Hand Protection Options for Workers

Today, gloves are made from innovative, lightweight materials that provide protection, comfort and reduced hand fatigue, so workers are more likely to wear them. 

Creating a Culture of Safety

Creating a Culture of Safety

Achieving a culture of safety involves every department within an organization.



Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

It is important for everyone on the job site to understand the importance of PPE, how to check for damage and ensure proper fit.

Coaxing and Coaching: Software Training Best Practices for Employees

Coaxing and Coaching: Software Training Best Practices for Employees

The key to making new software rollouts successful is good training.

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Don't Let Your Liquid Assets Become Frozen

Working in sub-zero temperatures? Here is how to ensure reliable heated water for drench showers and eyewashes.

Six Steps to Digitizing Your Oil and Gas Safety Program

Six Steps to Digitizing Your Oil and Gas Safety Program

One of the main reasons software implementations fail is because the scale of the project was too much from the outset. 

Tiny Particles: Big Booms

Tiny Particles: Big Booms

The benefits of portable industrial vacuums for combustible dust mitigation. 

Combustible Dust Insights Help Shape Training and Education

Combustible Dust Insights Help Shape Training and Education

To help professionals and practitioners in various industries safely manage pesky particles, NFPA has developed six standards.

The Long Road to Now: The Evolution of Safe Work

The Long Road to Now: The Evolution of Safe Work

OH&S takes a look at the most important events that have helped to evolve occupational health and safety since the inception of the publication. 

How to Select a Personal Sampling Pump for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

How to Select a Personal Sampling Pump for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

There are eight key features to look for when purchasing a sampling pump.

Industrial Facility Safety from the Loading Dock to the Plant Interior

Industrial Facility Safety from the Loading Dock to the Plant Interior

Loading docks are one of the most critical and dangerous links in any supply chain.

Worker Retention Starts with Easing Employee Stress and Strain

Worker Retention Starts with Easing Employee Stress and Strain

Employees are leaving worksites in droves—finding ways to give workers ownership of their safety and health could help retention.

Respiratory Protection has Never Been More Important: Selection and Considerations for Proper Use

Respiratory Protection has Never Been More Important: Selection and Considerations for Proper Use

When the respiratory system encounters threats for which little to no effective natural defense exists, it is imperative to have controls in place to prevent exposure.  

Five Ways Software Helps Strengthen Your Chemical Safety and IH Program

Five Ways Software Helps Strengthen Your Chemical Safety and IH Program

Now is the time to make a compelling and well-rounded business case for implementing IH software in your organization.

The Long Road to Now: Evolution to Safe Work

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The Long Road to Now: Evolution of Safe Work

Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at the most important events that have helped to evolve occupational health and safety.

U.S. Department of Labor Seeks Nominations for Employee Representative on Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

U.S. Department of Labor Seeks Nominations for Employee Representative on Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

OSHA is requesting nominations to fill one vacant employee representative position on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health. The 15-member group advises the Secretary of Labor and Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on developing standards and policies affecting the construction industry.

Occupational Safety and Health in Supply Chain Management

Occupational Safety and Health in Supply Chain Management

Logistics networks face increasing demand and complexity, and businesses are investing more in maximizing efficiency. However, these efforts may overlook occupational health and safety in the name of speed and profitability.

OSHA Alliance Provides Important Workplace Safety Updates for Technical Guide Assessing Robot Systems

OSHA Alliance Provides Important Workplace Safety Updates for Technical Guide Assessing Robot Systems

Increasingly, U.S. industries are using robotic technologies to perform dangerous or repetitive tasks, and these systems are becoming more collaborative and mobile in naturel, according to a press release.

The Expansive World of Industrial Hygiene

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The Expansive World of Industrial Hygiene

OH&S is excited to announce a brand-new podcast focused on industrial hygiene called IHpod: An Industrial Hygiene Podcast.

U.S. Department of Labor proposes $145K in Fines after Worker Suffers Fatal Injury at Chicago-area Pizza Manufacturer

U.S. Department of Labor proposes $145K in Fines after Worker Suffers Fatal Injury at Chicago-area Pizza Manufacturer

Sanitation workers were exposed to equipment hazards during cleaning operations.

Pharmacies in the U.S. are Handing Out Free N95 Masks While Long-awaited COVID-19 Tests Begin to Arrive in the Mail

Pharmacies in the U.S. are Handing Out Free N95 Masks While Long-awaited COVID-19 Tests Begin to Arrive in the Mail

The Biden administration makes 400 million N95 masks available to Americans for free.

Worker Shortages and Flight Delays are Contributing to the Slow Delivery of Rapid Tests

Worker Shortages and Flight Delays are Contributing to the Slow Delivery of Rapid Tests

Despite many efforts, millions of rapid test kits are backlogged for delivery.

Detailing What We Know About OSHA’s Incoming Heat Standard

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Detailing What We Know About OSHA's Incoming Heat Standard

OSHA has confirmed that it will publish a standard on extreme heat. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at what might be included in the final rule.

Several Employees were Hospitalized Following COVID-19 Exposure at an Ohio Auto-Parts Supplier

Several Employees were Hospitalized Following COVID-19 Exposure at an Ohio Auto-Parts Supplier

The company was cited for failing to enforce CDC and company policies for mask wearing and social distancing.