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The Connected Safety Inflection Point: Where the Industry Stands Now 

The Connected Safety Inflection Point: Where the Industry Stands Now 

Safety products are born out of recent incidents and a need for compliance.

Mitigating Combustible Dust is Not a Housekeeping Activity—Rather Hazard Abatement

Mitigating Combustible Dust is Not a Housekeeping Activity—Rather Hazard Abatement

When equipment works efficiently and simplifies a task, the task is more likely to be performed by workers regularly and correctly.  

Back to the Basics: Safety Reminders that Go Beyond COVID-19 

Back to the Basics: Safety Reminders that Go Beyond COVID-19 

Workplace safety precautions set in place prior to the pandemic should not be forgotten about.



Safety

Episode 93

Safety's Role in Environmental, Social and Governance Initiatives

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Blackline Safety Board of Directors member Cheemin Bo-Linn to discuss the role safety plays in EGS performance and reporting.

11 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 after Exposed to Hazards by Housing Facility

11 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 after Exposed to Hazards by Housing Facility

Tinton Falls transitional housing facility did not isolate the infected residents nor enforce masks and social distancing.

Repeated Ignored Safety Requirements Leads to $145K in Penalties for a Denver Contractor

Repeated Ignored Safety Requirements Leads to $145K in Penalties for a Denver Contractor

Premier Roofing LLC exposed employees and subcontractors to fall hazards.

Forming Safety Habits that Stick

Episode 92

Forming Safety Habits that Stick

Have you ever wondered why we continue to do actions even though we know they are wrong? In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard explains how habits form and how bad habits can be dismantled and rerouted.

The AI-Driven Vision Processing Technology that Assesses Tasks in Minutes & On the Go

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The AI-Driven Vision Processing Technology that Assesses Tasks in Minutes & On the Go

As a safety leader, what more could you want than the most convenient, easy to use tool that does all the ergo reporting for you? Sounds too good to be true? It’s not.

Stay Safe and Watch Out on the Roads this Labor Day Weekend

Stay Safe and Watch Out on the Roads this Labor Day Weekend

Protect yourself and loved ones by addressing roadway risks September 3-6.

Tropical Storm Henri Brings Flooding and Damage to the Northeast

Tropical Storm Henri Brings Flooding and Damage to the Northeast

U.S. Department of Labor urges workers and employers to practice all safety precautions.

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration Approves the First COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration Approves the First COVID-19 Vaccine

Extensive research and trials lead to the FDA’s final decision of approval.

VPPPA Lists COVID-19 Information for Safety+ 2021

VPPPA Lists COVID-19 Information for Safety+ 2021

VPPPA offers safety professionals a safe and healthy way to engage with their Safety+ Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Who’s Responsible for Cybersecurity in Industrial and Manufacturing Settings?

Who’s Responsible for Cybersecurity in Industrial and Manufacturing Settings?

One of the most significant challenges in industrial cybersecurity is a lack of experience and clarity.

What You Need to Know: Health & Safety Plans at ASSP Safety 2021

What You Need to Know: Health & Safety Plans at ASSP Safety 2021

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.

Without Proper Training & Education Confined Spaces May Lead to Injury or Worse

Episode 91

Without Proper Training & Education Confined Spaces May Lead to Injury or Worse

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 Offers Hybrid Experience for Safety 2021 Conference and Expo

ASSP Offers Hybrid Experience for Safety 2021 Conference and Expo

ASSP will be heading out to Austin, Texas this year for its annual Safety 2021 Conference and Expo.

U.S. Department of Labor Partnership in Connecticut Promotes Workplace Safety

U.S. Department of Labor Partnership in Connecticut Promotes Workplace Safety

New Haven partnership aims to enhance worker safety on College St. construction projects.

South Dakota Trench Collapse Leads U.S. Department of Labor to Remind Employers and Workers of Serious Excavation Hazards

South Dakota Trench Collapse Leads U.S. Department of Labor to Remind Employers and Workers of Serious Excavation Hazards

Trench collapses are one of the most dangerous hazards in the construction industry.

City of West Hollywood Passes Law to Expand Hotel Employee Protection

City of West Hollywood Passes Law to Expand Hotel Employee Protection

An ordinance created contains five key elements to keep workers safe.

Employee Suffers Amputation at Milk Packaging Plant

Employee Suffers Amputation at Milk Packaging Plant

Employer faces $339K in proposed penalties for willful, serious violations.

VPPPA Partners with OSHA for Exciting Round Up of Workshops at Safety+ 2021

VPPPA Partners with OSHA for Exciting Round Up of Workshops at Safety+ 2021

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.

OSHA Releases Free Online Training for New Wildfire Smoke Rules

OSHA Releases Free Online Training for New Wildfire Smoke Rules

Training is easy access and offered in both English and Spanish.

Recognizing and Preventing Electrical Hazards on the Jobsite

Episode 90

Recognizing and Preventing Electrical Hazards on the Jobsite

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.

Issues with the Quality of Construction Operational Systems and Their Affect on Project Outcomes

Issues with the Quality of Construction Operational Systems and Their Affect on Project Outcomes

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 Multiple Ways to Attend Safety+ Symposium

VPPPA Offers Multiple Ways to Attend Safety+ Symposium

VPPPA offers safety professionals three ways to engage with their annual symposium.