Artificial intelligence may sound like something from the future, but it is already changing the way companies enhance their workplace safety programs. On this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with SparkCognition's Stephen Gold to talk about how advanced technologies can seamlessly fit in with your program today.
With the height of flu season just around the corner, you can act now to protect yourself and others in the workplace.
The location in Ohio has seen seven injuries since 2017 from a lack of following machine safety procedures, including the most recent incident.
Editor Sydny Shepard continues to count down the top five most frequently cited standards and what you can be doing to avoid being penalized for not complying with these standards.
Flammable gas leaks continue to pose a real threat to workers and assets across the process industry. Gas and flame detection provide an early warning against this risk. But no single detection technology alone is 100 percent effective, which is where a layered approach comes in. By integrating the following four layers of protection, you can minimize the risk of flammable gas leaks going undetected.
Enhanced solutions take detection of hazardous, toxic gas to the next level.
What can computer vision do for employers, and what are its limitations?
Having an emergency response plan and training employees on the plan is one of the ways employers can help save lives.
The meeting will take place on November 17, 2022, from 1 to 4 p.m. ET.
Constantly checking work notifications may leave some employees feeling stressed, overwhelmed or burnt out.
According to ASSP, the task force will "develop a comprehensive educational framework to support safety and health professionals at every phase of their careers."
Silicosis can cause difficulty breathing and lead to other medical issues. Learn what practices the Mine Safety and Health Administration recommends to protect workers.
The board is looking for people who have “scientific, medical and worker perspectives.” Nominations are open until November 16.
The framework includes a list of five essentials that employers can implement to help the mental health and well-being of their employees.
The site supervisor's employer was cited for citations on fall protection and other violations.
There are a few standards that have dominated the most frequently cited standards list for years. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard breaks a few of them down and explains how to avoid being cited.
The three companies face citations and proposed penalties.
According to the study, the main reasons employees don’t wear PPE are that they don’t want to, they think it's unnecessary and it makes work harder.
The lead repair technician made contact with an electrical line and was electrocuted.
The employer, Erosion Barrier Installations Corp. of Davie, was cited for two willful and 10 serious violations.
OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Bill Belongea, Safety Services Program Manager at The Master Lock Company to talk about effective ways to enhance your lockout program.
OSHA proposed penalties of more than $1.6 million, bringing the company’s total proposed penalties since 2017 to over $9.6 million.
It was reported that 41 people died from the explosion on Friday.
A safer workplace can lead to healthier workers, lower injury costs, less stress and higher employee retention.
OSHA has been making moves. Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the latest announcements, news and movements from OSHA in the last few months.
Workers who are complacent may be at risk for fatigue, injuries and other safety hazards.
Workers can be exposed to multiple hazards in this industry. Learn how to mitigate the risks and keep them safe.
The company now faces 12 violations and proposed penalties of over $1 million.
There are some precautions transportation workers can take to keep themselves safe.
Under the law, employers cannot discriminate against workers based on their marijuana use when not at work.