Simply put, any time you have a spark, heat, and oxygen near a filter system, you run the risk of a smoldering fire or spontaneous combustion within the system.
"I usually tell class participants that conditions have probably changed, processes have changed in five, ten, fifteen years, and you should constantly be sampling and updating your initial exposure assessment results."
NTSB has reissued a recommendation that FAA require helicopter EMS pilots to undergo periodic, FAA-approved, scenario-based simulator training.
Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow discusses the lessons for employers in a study that involved resuscitation training and AEDs that provide real-time CPR feedback.
It is a best practice to integrate training within the safety incentive program.
A researcher from West Virginia University proposed a battery of audiologic tests that could help to diagnose solvent-induced hearing loss.
Supervisors should seek out opportunities to catch employees working safely, using the right safety equipment and clothing, and following safe work practices.
Gift card safety incentive programs are most effective when employees are incentivized based upon both lagging and leading metrics.
ASSE's Safety 2013 conference includes more than 250 sessions and one of the best safety and health exhibit halls of the year.
We need support, engagement, and managers and safety professionals who actually understand real-world performance concerns from our employees, so the proper solutions can be found.
Always test circuits for the absence of voltage before placing personal protective grounds. Just because you know it's de-energized doesn't mean that it really is.
Fewer than 30 percent of ASSE's members today engage with their local chapters even once per year, and most members pay additional dues so they can belong to a common interest group or practice specialty.
Energy conservation is critical in these overextended times. The most effective motivation entails supporting others.