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41 People Killed in Depot Fire in Bangladesh

41 People Killed in Depot Fire in Bangladesh

The fire on Saturday night also injured more than 300 people.

How to Avoid Safety Blind Spots

Episode 145

How to Avoid Safety Blind Spots

Safety blind spots in the workplace may be more prevalent than you think. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how safety blind spots develop as well as how you can recognize and mitigate them.

NSC and Others Pledge to Reduce Workplace Injuries

NSC and Others Pledge to Reduce Workplace Injuries

This National Safety Month, more than 15 organizations have signed the pledge.



Contractor Cited After Truss Collapse Fatally Injures Worker

Contractor Cited After Truss Collapse Fatally Injures Worker

OSHA cited the Florida company and proposed penalties of $18,853.

Washington State Files Emergency Rules on Heat Exposure, Wildfire Smoke

Washington State Files Emergency Rules on Heat Exposure, Wildfire Smoke

The state is currently working on permanent rules to keep workers safe.

ASSP Safety 2022: Headed to Chicago!

ASSP Safety 2022: Headed to Chicago!

The OH&S team will be at ASSP’s Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference & Exposition covering the event.

ASSP Seeks to Educate All Safety Professionals with Livestreamed Sessions at Safety 2022

ASSP Seeks to Educate All Safety Professionals with Livestreamed Sessions at Safety 2022

The American Society of Safety Professionals will be streaming sessions at the conference this year so virtual attendees can experience them together in real-time.

OSHA Renews “Star Level” Status of Metals Processing Facility

OSHA Renews “Star Level” Status of Metals Processing Facility

The status of Wieland Metal Services LLC is the highest level of recognition for health and safety.

JBS Foods USA And OSHA Reach Agreement to Keep Workers Safe

JBS Foods USA to Work With Experts on Infectious Disease Preparedness Plan

OSHA cited the company in 2020 for exposing workers to coronavirus hazards.

How to Work Safely in the Earth’s Rising Temperatures

How to Work Safely in the Earth’s Rising Temperatures

When working in the heat, taking the right steps to ensure safety is essential.

How Technology Is Changing the Safety Eyewear Market

How Technology Is Changing the Safety Eyewear Market

Understanding the variety of eyewear on the market can help you to choose the most beneficial pair for your employees.

Why Dangerous Goods Automation is Critical in Today’s Supply Chain

Why Dangerous Goods Automation is Critical in Today’s Supply Chain

Many tasks are required to put a DG item into transport, and slow compliance processes result in slower fulfillment, deliveries and overall business.

Why You Should Offer Employee Health Screenings

Why You Should Offer Employee Health Screenings

Onsite health screenings can be a valuable tool to proactively care for employees.

Keeping Workers Safe from Heat-Related Illnesses & Injuries

Keeping Workers Safe from Heat-Related Illnesses & Injuries

Employers can no longer afford to not consider high heat hazards.

Answer the Call: Improve Indoor Air Quality and Improve Health

Answer the Call: Improve Indoor Air Quality and Improve Health

Clean air is attainable and beneficial for the bottom line if approached correctly.

More Inclusive PPE for Women Starts With Finding the Right Fit

More Inclusive PPE for Women Starts With Finding the Right Fit

Everyone deserves to feel safe on the job.

A New Approach: Going Beyond “One Size Fits All” PPE

A New Approach: Going Beyond “One Size Fits All” PPE

Given the growing numbers of women in utility and electrical industries, the need for proper fitting PPE is at an all-time high.

Should Employers Consider Oral Fluid Drug Testing?

Should Employers Consider Oral Fluid Drug Testing?

There are several advantages to oral fluid drug testing. 

Top Three Trends for Women and PPE in Safety

Top Three Trends for Women and PPE in Safety

When women—and their specific safety needs—are considered, workplace safety increases.

Corporate Safety Culture Is Workplace Culture

Corporate Safety Culture Is Workplace Culture

Safety culture is the way we do things and the reason why we do them.

Protecting Entertainment Industry Workers from Hearing Loss

Protecting Entertainment Industry Workers from Hearing Loss

Harm to the ears is irreversible. Every industry must take steps to mitigate excessive noise hazards.

Visualize the Future: Choosing the Right Safety Eyewear

Visualize the Future: Choosing the Right Safety Eyewear

From features to lens color, the options are endless.

Slips, Trips & Falls

Employees should be aware of scenarios in which slips, trips and falls could result in injury—or worse.

How Today’s Technology is Enabling Next-Generation Electrical Safety

How Today’s Technology is Enabling Next-Generation Electrical Safety

Ensure worker safety with technology that launches safety into the next generation.

Addressing Physical Differences

Addressing Physical Differences

Men and women are not the same. Don’t provide them with the same PPE.

OSHA & CPR: Who’s Required to Know It and Who’s Not?

OSHA & CPR: Who’s Required to Know It and Who’s Not?

OSHA’s standards outline a few specific industries where CPR training is required.

Embracing Innovations in Personal Protective Equipment This National Safety Month

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Embracing Innovations in Personal Protective Equipment This National Safety Month

Each year, the month of June marks a time to celebrate National Safety Month, an annual observance championed by the National Safety Council to help keep workers safe and eliminate preventable workplace injuries.

New To Your EHS Role? Don’t Let Training Fall Through the Cracks

New To Your EHS Role? Don’t Let Training Fall Through the Cracks

Safety training software can help ensure your training program is effective.