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The Supervisor

The Supervisor's Crucial Role in Safety Performance

Are your frontline leaders and shift supervisors helping or hindering your workplace safety efforts?

Eye Protection: Identify Risks, Squash Complaints & Choose Wisely

Eye Protection: Identify Risks, Squash Complaints & Choose Wisely

Why do workers willingly put their eyeballs at risk by foregoing protective eyewear?

Hear Now Leadership: Going Beyond Just Listening

Leadership is more than just the techniques someone employs; it’s about what someone believes, what they see, how they respond, how they are in the world.



Walk the Line: The Importance of Fence Line Monitoring in Construction

Walk the Line: The Importance of Fence Line Monitoring in Construction

Establishing a system of effective perimeter monitoring is essential to the success of construction projects.

Preparing New Hires for Fall Protection

Preparing New Hires for Fall Protection

How to train and equip new hires to ensure they understand and wear fall protection gear.

Mitigate Spill Risks: Storing and Handling Hazardous Chemicals

Mitigate Spill Risks: Storing and Handling Hazardous Chemicals

With effective liquid control management in place, you can protect workers from exposure and prevent accidental releases into the environment.

Choosing the Right Safety Shoe for Your Industry

Choosing the Right Safety Shoe for Your Industry

If footwear does not provide sufficient support, the worker may not wear it leading to several opportunities for injury.

New Product Launches Persist Despite No Trade Shows

The safety industry continues to see developments in innovation and technology despite no trade shows to show off new products in person.

The Pharmaceutical Industry Needs the Right Anti-Fatigue PPE

The Pharmaceutical Industry Needs the Right Anti-Fatigue PPE

If this past year has proven anything, it has proved that anti-fatigue precautions are needed for an already overworked industry.

Even in a Pandemic, Workforce Drug Testing is Still Necessary

Even in a Pandemic, Workforce Drug Testing is Still Necessary

Recent drug testing data and patterns shows that workforce drug testing remains an absolute necessity.

Three Steps for Mitigating Hearing Loss in the Workforce

Employers should perform a three-step process in order to best determine how to mitigate potential hazards and implement safety protocol.

Implementing the Right Air Distribution System

Implementing the Right Air Distribution System

Air conditioning was cost prohibitive because of the mezzanine’s openness to the rest of the facility. However, evaporative cooling could operate less expensively than air conditioning and lower the mezzanine temperature.

A Requirements Checklist for Work Safety Gloves

A Requirements Checklist for Work Safety Gloves

When accidents occur, the proper set of gloves can save a worker’s hand.

No Time Like the Present

This is, however, the time we are currently living in and we have to make the most of it.

New Approaches to Indoor Air Quality

New Approaches to Indoor Air Quality

Good indoor air quality (IAQ) can mean a number of things. Here are some factors to consider when evaluating the safety of your air environment.

Insurance Company Uses Artificial Intelligence to Promote Worker Safety

Insurance Company Uses Artificial Intelligence to Promote Worker Safety

Artificial intelligence will offer ergonomic assessments to employers.

NSC Report Highlights Weaknesses in COVID-19 Protection

The report rates states on how well they have protected residents and employees from coronavirus.

Creating a Safety Culture in a Small Business Environment

If you are a small business that has decided to reopen, how can you work to create a safety culture, now and in the age of the new normal?

OH&S SafetyPod: The Connected Worker

Episode 29

OH&S SafetyPod: The Connected Worker

In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard and MSA's Jason Fox discuss what a connected worker is, how that fits into the safety industry and what it means for the future of gas detection.

Safety Speak: Agriculture Industry Partnership, Health Care Worker Safety and OSHA Nonprofit Grants

Episode 28

Safety Speak: Agriculture Industry Partnership, Health Care Worker Safety and OSHA Nonprofit Grants

Editor Sydny Shepard discusses some top headlines in the safety industry, including a new partnership with ASSP and the Agriculture Safety and Health Council of America, the World Health Organization’s call for health care worker safety and millions of dollars in grants awarded to nonprofit organizations by OSHA.

The Silence of the Alarms

How plant managers are playing with fire.

European Commission Sets New Chemical Exposure Limits as Part of Cancer Prevention Effort

The new limits set for these three substances are part of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.

Safety in the Workplace also Includes Mental Health

COVID-19 and social unrest impacting American employees.

ASSP and ASHCA Announce New Partnership to Improve Farmer Safety

The collaboration arrives during this year’s National Farm Safety and Health Week.

Cal/OSHA Cites Health Care Facilities for COVID-19 Violations

Cal/OSHA Cites Health Care Facilities for COVID-19 Violations

The facilities failed to comply with a standard that mandates proper respiratory protection for employees exposed to airborne diseases like coronavirus.

UFCW Launches Campaign in Support of Grocery Worker Hazard Pay

UFCW Launches Campaign in Support of Grocery Worker Hazard Pay

The campaign that kicked off earlier this month is a response to the suspension of hazard pay for grocery store employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-Free Workplace: Don't Let Perfect be the Enemy of Good

Employers, don't let perfect be the enemy of good when it comes to creating a COVID-free workplace.

NSC Reschedules Distracted Driving Awareness Month for October

The 10th annual Distracted Driving Awareness Month was originally scheduled to occur in April, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

WHO Issues Charter to Encourage Health Care Worker Safety

WHO Issues Charter to Encourage Health Care Worker Safety

The health worker charter was issued on the second annual World Patient Safety Day.

8 Important COVID-19 Trends Impacting the Employer Health Industry

Industry leaders should be aware of these trends to help continue to strengthen their workforce and productivity in a post-COVID-19 world

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