In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard talks about OSHA's latest revision to the National Emphasis Program for COVID-19, DOL's attempt to increase funding to hire OSHA investigators and the CDC's latest data on drug overdoses.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard discusses the extreme heat in Oregon, the stigma against mental health in the workplace and COVID-19 vaccinations and variants.
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss how to anticipate this year’s hottest days of the year, what the risks of working in the hear are and what employers can do to decrease the chances workers might end up with a heat related illness.
Looking into the future, employers must reframe how they think about workplace safety, health and wellness. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard and Blackline Safety Chief Revenue Officer Sean Stinson discuss the issues on the forefront and how companies can mitigate them.
While there seems to be a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, we may see the impact of the pandemic on worker safety for months, or years, to come. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard dives into the physical and mental effects of the pandemic on workers.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard talks with former Cal/OSHA Associate Safety Engineer Paul Andersen about the standards, regulations and rules associated with emergency eyewash and showers.
Tune in to hear all about NSC's 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, resources for hearing conservation programs and a study to show that masking did actually help protect workers from COVID-19.
OSHA has issued the long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard to protect against COVID-19. The ETS does not, however, cover all workers. Who does it cover? Listen to find out.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how safety can be impeded by outside distractions, peer pressure and complacency. How can you create a company culture that keeps safety top of mind despite these issues?
Summer brings with it some great things, but safety directors know that it can also bring increased safety risks for workers on the job. Listen in as we count down the top five most common summertime safety risks.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Scott Francis, Technical Sales Manager for Westex: A Milliken Brand, to discuss new additions and clarifications in the latest edition of NFPA 70E.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard is joined by two professionals from NIOSH to discuss how wearable devices are impacting the safety industry.
In this episode we are talking all about stress, wellness and mental health in the workplace. Find out how safety directors, executives and HR can help to ensure that employees feel heard and cared for.
We are talking all about hand protection in this interview between Editor Sydny Shepard and Fastenal's Safety Sales Director Evan Hardin. Listen in as they discuss hand injuries, PPE, new technology and how to keep your workers safe on the job.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard rounds up the most costly and serious citations OSHA has doled out in the last year.
It’s Construction Safety Week! Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard gives a brief background on the history of Safety Week, discusses current injury and fatality rates in construction and interviews labor attorney Zachary Perecman about how construction companies can better protect those on-site.
Listen in as OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the key indicators of a strong safety culture with Blackline Safety Chief Revenue Officer Sean Stinson.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard talks about the newly extended comment period for the proposed rule change to the Hazard Communication Standard, a national discussion on teens in the workplace and everything you might need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses NIOSH's new tool to measure worker well-being, worker hesitation to returning to the office without COVID-19 vaccines and Biden's nomination for OSHA Head. Who is he and does this nomination mean for the agency?
In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look into the global mental health crisis and discusses Distracted Driving Awareness Month as well as the ins and outs of becoming fully vaccinated against COVID-19.