September 2019

September 2019

  • AED/CPR: First Aid Best Practices Including AEDs and CPR
  • AED/CPR: It's Time to Save
  • FOOT PROTECTION: Put Your Feet First
  • FOOT PROTECTION: Talk a Walk Through the New Footwear Safety Standards
  • HEARING PROTECTION: Listen Up—Kicking Workplace Noise Monitoring Up a Notch
  • HEARING PROTECTION: Hearing Protection Devices and Solutions
  • NSC 2019: Safety's Biggest Trade Show Heads to San Diego
  • FALL PROTECTION: Why Safety Harness Comfort is Critical to Protecting Workers from Falls
  • FALL PROTECTION: Kennedy Space Center: Innovative Non-Conductive Fall Protection
  • NEW PRODUCT OF THE YEAR: OH&S Recognizes 2019 New Product of the Year Entrants
  • EMPLOYEE GIFTS & INCENTIVES: Is Your Organization Ready to Build a Culture of Safety?
  • MATERIALS HANDLING TRAINING: Materials Handling Training Throughout the Facility
  • PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS: Three Principles of Leveraging Predictive Analytics for Safety
  • FACILITY SAFETY: Working Towards ISO 45001 Certification and Beyond
  • ERGONOMICS: Implementing an Enterprise-Wide Ergonomics Process
  • ELECTRICAL SAFETY: Three Benefits of Using AR/FR Base Layers for Arc Flash Protection
  • INDOOR AIR QUALITY: Curious and Curiouser 
  • CONNECTED WORKER: Technologies Helping to Drive the Future of Jobsite Safety
  • VISION PROTECTION: Defending Against Dry Eye Syndrome
  • RESPIRATORY: Updating Hexavalent Chromium Detection Capabilities 

 

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Cover Story

Kennedy Space Center: Innovative Non-Conductive Fall Protection

Kennedy Space Center: Innovative Non-Conductive Fall Protection

By Jesse Peters, Mikaela McShane

Electronically non-conductive ladder fall protection system makes working on lightning towers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center safer and more efficient.


Features

Working Towards ISO 45001 Certification and Beyond

Working Towards ISO 45001 Certification and Beyond

By Glenn D. Trout

The adoption of ISO 45001 can significantly improve your safety management system.


Take a Walk Through the New Footwear Safety Standards

Take a Walk Through the New Footwear Safety Standards

By Lori Hyllengren

A guide to updated ASTM safety requirements for footwear.


Is Your Organization Ready to Build a Culture of Safety?

Is Your Organization Ready to Build a Culture of Safety?

By Donna Chrobak

Six steps to turning your safety program into a safety culture.


Three Benefits of Using AR/FR Base Layers for Arc Flash Protection

Three Benefits of Using AR/FR Base Layers for Arc Flash Protection

By Scott Francis

Appropriate base layers for electrical workers are a useful element in an AR/FR garment system.


Materials Handling Training Throughout the Facility

Materials Handling Training Throughout the Facility

By Karen D. Hamel

Safely managing hazardous materials isn’t just a series of tasks for the crew at the receiving dock to complete.


Defending Against Dry Eye Syndrome

Defending Against Dry Eye Syndrome

By Brent Motchan

Dry Eye Syndrome is very common, impacting more than 3 million people per year.


Implementing an Enterprise-Wide Ergonomics Process

Implementing an Enterprise-Wide Ergonomics Process

By Rick Barker, Rachel Zoky

Practical steps to take to improve consistency across locations and reduce workload for your ergonomics site leaders.


Updating Hexavalent Chromium Detection Capabilities

Updating Hexavalent Chromium Detection Capabilities

By Alex Mazzotta

The industry needs rapid detection to truly improve the safety of at-risk personnel.


Technologies Helping to Drive the Future of Jobsite Safety

Technologies Helping to Drive the Future of Jobsite Safety

By Ray Mann, Heidi Lopez-Hidalgo

New products and systems designed to supplement observations and free up managers to be more efficient.


Put Your Feet First

Put Your Feet First

By Sandy Longarzo

Don’t neglect your feet when choosing safety footwear.


Curious and Curiouser

Curious and Curiouser

By Louise Vallee

Remarkable indoor air quality case studies and best practices


Hearing Protection Devices and Solutions

Hearing Protection Devices and Solutions

By Carly Johnston

Steps can be taken to help protect workers’ hearing in a wide variety of industries.


Listen Up—Kicking Workplace Noise Monitoring Up a Notch

Listen Up—Kicking Workplace Noise Monitoring Up a Notch

By Justin Stewart

According to OSHA, each year 22 million employees are exposed to hazardous noises at work, making hearing loss the most common work-related injury. It’s time to understand, and consider, the role technology can play in workplace noise monitoring.


Three Principles of Leveraging Predictive Analytics for Safety

Three Principles of Leveraging Predictive Analytics for Safety

By Nick Bernini

At its most basic, analytics is the use of data to make informed decisions.


Why Safety Harness Comfort is Critical to Protecting Workers from Falls

Why Safety Harness Comfort is Critical to Protecting Workers from Falls

By Anne Osbourn

Using human factors to overcome wearer reluctance


Departments

Beyond "Nuts" Safety & Health Leadership

By Robert Pater

The main message among many Safety leaders seems to be “caution.” While it’s certainly a great idea to “look before you leap,” there’s an important balance when attempting to eliminate risks at all costs.