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The CDC Launches COVID-19 Resources forPeople with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The CDC Launches COVID-19 Resources for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

A toolkit was created for guidance on how to handle and ease fear for those who are disabled and their caregivers.

U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers to Stay Safe and be Aware of Hazards after Hurricane Ida

U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers to Stay Safe and be Aware of Hazards after Hurricane Ida

OSHA is responsible for the safety and health of its employees in all circumstances.

Railway Company Ordered to Reinstate Employees after Investigations find Whistleblower Retaliatory Actions

Railway Company Ordered to Reinstate Employees after Investigations find Whistleblower Retaliatory Actions

CSX Transportation Inc. illegally fired two of its workers after they reported unsafe conditions.



VPPPA Rolls Out Safety+ 2021 with Sessions from OSHA Representatives

Representatives of OSHA were onsite in Nashville to speak to those who attended the VPPPPA Safety+ 2021 Symposium this week.

Live From ASSP Safety 2021

OH&S will offer exclusive coverage of the ASSP Safety 2021 Conference and Expo in Austin.

Leading the Safety Adventure

Safety and Ergonomics Specialist Grace Thai isn’t afraid to push the limits while making sure to stay safe.

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.

Communicating Performance to Increase Industrial Hygiene Program Engagement 

Industrial hygienists are very good at documentation, but most need to improve two-way communication.

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.

Top Winter Hazards on Construction Sites & How to Avoid Them 

Top Winter Hazards on Construction Sites & How to Avoid Them 

Winter weather can make an already dangerous job that much more hazardous.  

Combustible Dust Explosions: Is Your Workforce at Risk?

Combustible Dust Explosions: Is Your Workforce at Risk?

Dust explosions continue to be a persistent problem for many industries resulting in loss of life, injuries and destruction of property. 

Electrical PPE: 5 Tips for a Successful Wear Trial 

Electrical PPE: 5 Tips for a Successful Wear Trial 

Many safety professionals are starting to realize that if they upgrade their programs to the new generation of products, wearer acceptance can increase dramatically.

Transforming Oil & Gas Environmental Compliance Through a Connected Approach

Transforming Oil & Gas Environmental Compliance Through a Connected Approach

Companies must consider the effect emissions have on their field personnel.

The Rise of Electrification—The Electrical Safety PPE You Should Know 

The Rise of Electrification—The Electrical Safety PPE You Should Know  

Electrification has been a source of clean energy and more jobs in America.

Medical Surveillance vs Medical Screening

Medical Surveillance vs Medical Screening

These are often used interchangeably, but there is a distinct difference which is frequently misunderstood.  

The Rising Popularity of Safety Helmets on the Jobsite

The Rising Popularity of Safety Helmets on the Jobsite

OSHA requires that head protection must be worn whenever working in an area with potential injury to the head from falling objects.

Taking the Hazard Out of Hazardous Chemicals

Taking the Hazard Out of Hazardous Chemicals

OSHA defines a 16-section format for all safety data sheets to adhere to.

ASSP Safety 2021 Onsite Safety Plan

ASSP released a detailed look into their onsite safety plan for the Safety 2021 conference and expo.

VPPPA Announces 2020 and 2021 Award & Scholarship Winners

Both the 2020 and 2021 winners were honored at the Safety+ conference in Nashville on August 30.

Construction Site and Facility Safety Through the Eyes of an Electrician 

Construction Site and Facility Safety Through the Eyes of an Electrician 

Safety is a choice that is made every day by each person; it is imperative that each of us on the job makes the right choice. 

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.  

Managing Combustible Dust and Risk Mitigation

Managing Combustible Dust and Risk Mitigation

Failing to conduct a dust hazard analysis is a common oversight and can lead to installations with unmitigated risks. 

The Value of Advancing Workplace Safety and Health

The Value of Advancing Workplace Safety and Health

Workplace safety and health is imperative to building successful businesses, prosperous communities and sustainable economies. 

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.

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.

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.

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.