The American Society of Safety Professionals has outlined an extensive plan to keep Safety 2021 attendees safe and healthy at the conference and expo this year.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard defines a confined space, gives examples of deadly incidents and does a deep dive into what OSHA is doing today to curb fatalities and injuries.
ASSP will be heading out to Austin, Texas this year for its annual Safety 2021 Conference and Expo.
New Haven partnership aims to enhance worker safety on College St. construction projects.
Trench collapses are one of the most dangerous hazards in the construction industry.
An ordinance created contains five key elements to keep workers safe.
Employer faces $339K in proposed penalties for willful, serious violations.
OSHA will be at VPPPA’s Safety+ Symposium in full force leading workshops on topic like industrial hygiene, anti-retaliation programs, and construction & general industry challenges.
Training is easy access and offered in both English and Spanish.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at the most frequent causes for electrical injuries and fatalities on construction sites. Listen in to find out if these hazards are present on your site and how to mitigate them.
The built environment (structures) as produced by the construction industry greatly affects the economy, society and the environment, it influences, to some degree, defining the quality of our daily work-lives.
VPPPA offers safety professionals three ways to engage with their annual symposium.
After an investigation, it was found that there was unsafe respirator use while testing hundreds of people daily.
Their goal is to make it more detailed and provide even better safety tips for businesses.
As summer crawls on—amidst an influx in new construction projects that rival pre-pandemic levels—those in the construction industry are dealing with hazards that get more intense with each rising degree.
Topflight Grain Cooperative faces fines and citations for safety violations.
United Signs & Signals puts employee in harm’s way when failing to ensure electricity was secured.
The variant is spreading like a wildfire, fueling outbreaks across the U.S., mainly targeting those who are not vaccinated.
On December 29, 1970, then-President Richard Nixon signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Four months later, on April 28, 1971, it went into effect, slowly becoming the gold standard for workplace safety today. 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the act going into effect and it is still the primary thing that we turn to when safety is a concern.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard discusses the current COVID-19 outlook, how alcohol and substance use has shifted and what employers can be doing to manage all of it.
For many adults, sitting in a training classroom is something to be avoided at all costs. However, training is a necessary part of today's workplace. Companies must provide training to their employees. To help the reluctant learner, trainers can use a variety of techniques that will get the students interested and eager to participate in the training
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Many safety professionals are starting to realize that if they upgrade their programs to the new generation of products, wearer acceptance can increase dramatically.
After lives were taken in Texas and Oklahoma less than one year apart, OSHA decided it was time to intervene.
The Regional Emphasis Program was created to reduce employees’ harm when working in the transportation tank cleaning industry.
The campaign was created to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program.
While not every confined space is hazardous, by its nature, confined spaces carry the potential to become dangerous – sometimes in a matter of seconds.
Silicosis impacts more workers than you may think. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard sits down with CleanSpace Technology's Jon Imms to discuss what silica is and how safety professionals can protect against it.