National Preparedness Month is the perfect time to take a look at emergency policies and procedures—you never know when you're going to need a plan.
Capital Metro carefully manages complex guidance from OSHA, CDC and City of Austin to reduce COVID-19 exposure and infection.
The question is: Why do workers continue to get injured on the job despite federal standards interjecting?
Changes in the final rule were designed to clarify the standards, ensuring that the standard is well understood and compliance is simple and straightforward.
Now, more than ever, it is important to be mindful of employees’ entire wellbeing.
High-visibility vests are under-appreciated and underestimated—especially in an industry such as construction.
Technological advancements in monitoring methods—especially personal monitoring equipment—have presented unintended possibilities for aiding in the fight against COVID-19 in the workplace.
Should we not create a future where equipment enhances a worker’s ability to perform in demanding environments?
A deep dive into the NFPA 70E and 2112 flash fire standards, and how you can best use them to fit your workers with PPE.
Did you know that the ANSI/ASSP Z10.0 Standard provides a framework for OHS management and industrial hygiene? Here are some tips on how to leverage this standard to better safeguard your workers.
The oil and gas industry is an inherently hazardous business.
Industrial vacuums are the right tool for preventing secondary explosions.
Now that many facilities are reopening, it is imperative to ensure that emergency safety equipment is compliant, in safe working order and in correct placement relative to worksite hazards.
Stress can erode physical functioning and adversely affect our body, but it also has direct effects on safety.
Red Wing Shoe Company to promote jobs, not boots, transforming its more than 525 stores into job centers and turning its customer service line into a job search hotline.
Fall is on its way, and so are cold and ice hazards. Make sure your business is prepared for the elements and your workers’ safety.
How data science helps to keep construction and maintenance projects on schedule and within budget.
OHS practitioners must expand their knowledge and programs to account for industrial hygiene.
Industries should keep records of waste generation and testing, report any unprecedented events, be prepared to handle emergencies with trained professionals, and have reliable hazardous waste storage options such as tanks and containers
In this mini episode of OH&S SafetyPod, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the NCS's prediction for road injuries and fatalities this Labor Day Weekend, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 reinfection and the new AIHA guidance for first responders.
The FDA has released a list of products you should not use due to toxic ingredients. Is your hand sanitizer on the list?
Westex by Milliken's Scott Francis stops by the podcast to answer your most commonly asked questions about FR/AR PPE in different weather types.
The National Safety Council estimates nearly 400 fatalities and 45,000 injuries may occur this Labor Day Weekend as a result of impaired driving.
Different industries face different challenges and dangers, but there are some like the threat of falls that unfortunately exist across many industries.
Researchers in Hong Kong have confirmed the first patient to be reinfected with COVID-19, suggesting that those who recover may only have short-lived immunity to the virus.
Although most facilities or homes will not store chemicals in massive quantities, improperly storing even a small amount of volatile chemicals can cause injury and even worse, death.
OEHS professionals offer free educational guide and resources for emergency responders.
In this mini Safety Speak episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the new leading cause of death in the U.S, Oregon's new Worker Virus Protection Rule, a new ladder safety grant and effective safety leadership.
With COVID-19 restrictions and 2020 projected to be one of the hottest years on record, it’s important for employers, managers and workers to keep heat stress safety top of mind.
On-duty firefighters have an increased risk of experiencing exposure to PAHs, which are a family of chemicals known for their potential to cause cancer.