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How PPE Can Help You Deal with the Harsh Conditions of Winter

How PPE Can Help You Deal with the Harsh Conditions of Winter

Safety officers often talk about the importance of weather-specific PPE in summer, but proper PPE is just as important in the colder months.

The Chill in the Air Means it is Time to Revisit Slip and Fall Safety Training

The Chill in the Air Means it is Time to Revisit Slip and Fall Safety Training

OSHA requires slip, trip and fall hazards to be quickly identified and addressed and for employers to conduct regular and periodic inspections and maintenance.

A Layered Gas Detection Approach for Comprehensive Site Protection  

A Layered Gas Detection Approach for Comprehensive Site Protection  

For safety managers and site emergency response managers, gas detection is a key focus.



Flash Fire Protection Now Extends to Hands with NFPA 2112:2018 Certified Gloves 

Flash Fire Protection Now Extends to Hands with NFPA 2112:2018 Certified Gloves 

There is no reason for hands and fingers to be less protected than the rest of the body. 

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Fiscal Year 2021

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Fiscal Year 2021

Take a look at the newest data shaping the list standards that are most frequently cited in 2021.

Tackling Hearing Protection in the Workplace 

Tackling Hearing Protection in the Workplace 

Despite the risk of irreversible damage to health, one-third of noise-exposed workers report not wearing hearing protection.

The Right Dose of Prevention

I don’t know about you, but what stimulates my ideas comes from myriad places—from my own experiences, the actions I took that worked to a degree and those I wished I could “do over.”

Global Health Officials Express Concerns about COVID-19 Omicron Variant

Global Health Officials Express Concerns about COVID-19 Omicron Variant

What medical professionals and scientists know about the Omicron variant is now shared with the public.

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Rhode Island Contractors for Exposing Workers to Cave-in Hazards

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Rhode Island Contractors for Exposing Workers to Cave-in Hazards

Reyes Landscaping Inc., TRD Contracting LLC faces $75k in penalties.

Determining the Right Rescue Team for Your Permit Required Confined Space Entries

Episode 112

Determining the Right Rescue Team for Your Permit Required Confined Space Entries

Permit required confined spaces can be hiding potentially deadly hazards. That's why you need to ensure that the right rescue team is standing by.

The National Safety Council Urges all Drivers to Practice Safe, Responsible Driving on Thanksgiving

The National Safety Council Urges all Drivers to Practice Safe, Responsible Driving on Thanksgiving

NSC estimates reveal this year’s holiday period may see the most traffic related fatalities since 2007.

OSHA Suspends Recent Covid-19 ETS — What You Need to Know

Episode 111

OSHA Suspends Recent Covid-19 ETS — What You Need to Know

OSHA has recently halted enforcement of their latest Emergency Temporary Standard to protect workers against Covid-19. Find out why and what you should be doing to prepare if OSHA gets the green light in our conversation with Tyson Horrocks, Of Counsel at Holland & Hart.

U.S. Department of Labor Claims Global Truck Manufacturer Fired Worker over Concerns about Coronavirus Safety

U.S. Department of Labor Claims Global Truck Manufacturer Fired Worker over Concerns about Coronavirus Safety

Federal lawsuit alleges Peterbilt Motor Co. in Denton violated whistleblower protections.

U.S. Department of Labor and Stakeholders Sign a Partnership Agreement to Train and Protect Workers on Obama Presidential Center from Construction Hazards

U.S. Department of Labor and Stakeholders Sign a Partnership Agreement to Train and Protect Workers on Obama Presidential Center from Construction Hazards

The U.S. DOL’s OSHA, Illinois On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program, Lakeside Alliance and key participants have signed a strategic partnership to prevent serious hazards and enhance workplace safety and health practices.

Safety Considerations for Destructive and Nondestructive Testing

Safety Considerations for Destructive and Nondestructive Testing

Across all industries, different mechanical components and materials need to undergo rigorous testing to ensure they won’t fail when being used. If they do, further developments need to be made to ensure the next round is successful.

Healthcare Respiratory Protection: How Covid-19 Highlighted the Need for Superior Safety

Episode 110

Healthcare Respiratory Protection: How Covid-19 Highlighted the Need for Superior Safety

Healthcare workers have taken on a lot in the past year and a half. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Dentec Safety's Claudio Dente to discuss how the pandemic led to a creation of superior respiratory protection.

OSHA Suspends ETS Enforcement due to Fifth Circuit’s Latest Take on Vaccine Rule

OSHA Suspends ETS Enforcement due to Fifth Circuit’s Latest Take on Vaccine Rule

The future of the Emergency Temporary Standard remains uncertain.

Sunpro Solar Owner Cited Again for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards after Naples, Florida Work Site Investigation

Sunpro Solar Owner Cited Again for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards after Naples, Florida Work Site Investigation

Marc Jones Construction LLC put workers at risk in Texas in 2020 and 2021.

The Benefits of Medical and Security Risk Management

The Benefits of Medical and Security Risk Management

Program managers and risk managers know the benefits of applying risk management to projects. Developing effective risk management plans helps companies avoid high-risk issues and preventing financial and time losses.

Winter Weather Warnings: Considerations for Seasonal Illnesses and Injuries

Episode 109

Winter Weather Warnings: Considerations for Seasonal Illnesses and Injuries

Exposure to cold can result in severe injuries or even death. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the most prevalent risks associated with winter weather and what you can do to stay healthy.

Nearly One Million Kids Now Have Their COVID-19 Shots

Nearly One Million Kids Now Have Their COVID-19 Shots

A recent poll finds that 27 percent of parents planned to get their kids vaccinated right when the release was announced.

Four Deaths in Missouri and Kansas Lead the U.S. Department of Labor Urging Midwest Employers to Emphasize Electrical Safety

Four Deaths in Missouri and Kansas Lead the U.S. Department of Labor Urging Midwest Employers to Emphasize Electrical Safety

Statistics show a one year increase of 3.75 percent in fatal worker electrocutions in 2019.

Focused on Safety — Distributor/Manufacturer Cooperation Yields End User Solutions

Episode 108

Focused on Safety — Distributor/Manufacturer Cooperation Yields End User Solutions

Great partnerships yield great results. In this episode, Fastenal's Evan Hardin and Ergodyne's Tom Votel explain how a trusted distributor/manufacturer partnership led to an end user solution that will, and has, helped thousands of workers.

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $200k in Fines After Two Workers Suffer Injuries in Separate Incidents at a Northern Wisconsin Foundry

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $200k in Fines After Two Workers Suffer Injuries in Separate Incidents at a Northern Wisconsin Foundry

OSHA finds a lack of energy control procedures, inadequate machine guarding, workers exposed to occupational noise and respirable crystalline silica.