June 2020

June 2020

  • FIRE SAFETY: Recognizing and Mitigating Static Electricity Hazards
  • ERGONOMICS: Drive Workplace Ergonomics
  • OIL & GAS: New Gas Detection Technology
  • IH: GAS DETECTION: Leveraging Connectivity in Area Monitoring for Full Worksite Visibility
  • ASSP SAFETY 2020: Safety 2020 Goes Viral
  • HEAT STRESS: Stop Sweating Heat Stress
  • HEAT STRESS: Sun Protection 101: A Complete Guide to Skin Damage Prevention
  • ELECTRICAL SAFETY: Electricity is Everywhere
  • ELECTRICAL SAFETY: The Dog That Didn't Bark
  • ELECTRICAL SAFETY: Why Electrical Safety Should Be a Priority in Post-COVID Planning
  • EMPLOYEE GIFTS & INCENTIVES: Best Practices for Today and Tomorrow
  • EMPLOYEE DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING: Drug Testing During COVID-19
  • PPE: PROTECTIVE APPAREL: Optimized Protective Clothing Keeps Workers Cool and Comfortable
  • PPE: PROTECTIVE APPAREL: Why Do I still Get Wet in My Waterproof, Breathable Rain Suit?
  • PPE: FALL PROTECTION: The Dangers of Dropped Objects
  • PPE: FALL PROTECTION: The Complexities of Achieving Comfort in Fall Protection Harnesses
  • VISION PROTECTION: The Eyes are a Gateway for COVID-19
  • DEFIBRILLATORS & CPR: Saving Lives: Why CPR & AED Training Matter
  • DEFIBRILLATORS & CPR: Safety Training During and After COVID-19
  • ADULT LEARNING: What You Need to Know about Adult Learning
  • STANDARDS UPDATE: The New ANSI/ASSP Z10.0 Standard

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Features

Leveraging Connectivity in Area Monitoring for Full Worksite Visibility

Leveraging Connectivity in Area Monitoring for Full Worksite Visibility

By Kirk Johnson

Area monitors are the latest safety technology to join the cloud-connected digital transformation.  


Saving Lives: Why CPR AED Training Matter

Saving Lives: Why CPR AED Training Matter

By Gina Mayfield

None of us expect the unexpected. With 10,000 cardiac arrests in the workplace every year, you should understand the benefits of CPR training.


Electricity is Everywhere

Electricity is Everywhere

By Lauren Holman

Electricity is part of our daily lives, and it’s important to understand the hazards it poses.


Best Practices for Today and Tomorrow

Best Practices for Today and Tomorrow

By Brant Dolan

Maximize employee safety and wellness initiatives through a behavior-based safety process as part of an employee recognition program.


Optimized Protective Clothing Keeps Workers Cool and Comfortable

By Jake Hirschi

When working in environments of extreme heat, your clothing and its materials matter for your comfort and safety.


Why Do I Still Get Wet in My Waterproof, Breathable Rain Suit?

Why Do I Still Get Wet in My Waterproof, Breathable Rain Suit?

By Brian Nutt

Just because you’re getting wet in your rain gear does not mean it’s ineffective. Here are some reasons, and solutions, for your rain gear selection process.


Drug Testing During COVID-19: Essential and Smart

Drug Testing During COVID-19: Essential and Smart

By Bill Current

During a national crisis, substance abuse increases. That’s why keeping up your company’s drug testing is crucial, especially right now.


New Gas Detection Technology Isolates and More Accurately Measures Dangerous Compounds

New Gas Detection Technology Isolates and More Accurately Measures Dangerous Compounds

By Mark Heuchert

Unfortunately, explosions are a real hazard for the petrochemical industry. Luckily, new technology allows communities to detect the right gases in record time.


The Eyes are a Gateway for COVID-19: Safety Eyewear Can Help

The Eyes are a Gateway for COVID-19: Safety Eyewear Can Help

By Mary Padron

Because the coronavirus infects us through the eyes, nose and mouth, proper PPE has become one of the most important tools during this pandemic. It’s crucial to pick the right eyewear for your safety.


Stop Sweating Heat Stress

Stop Sweating Heat Stress

By Alex Risen

Addressing heat stress in the workplace will not only keep your workers safe and productive, but it can also prevent employee turnover.


Leveraging Technology to Drive Workplace Ergonomics

Leveraging Technology to Drive Workplace Ergonomics

By Josiah Allen

Facilitating an effective and sustainable ergonomics process does not have to be pen-and-paper, old-fashioned and outdated.


Managing Safety Training During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Safety Training During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Dom Tolli

Given the current pandemic, it’s easy to postpone all but non-essential training; however, there are safe ways to train your employees while staying healthy.


Why Electrical Safety Should Be a Priority in Post-COVID Planning

Why Electrical Safety Should Be a Priority in Post-COVID Planning

By Rachel Bugaris

It’s more important than ever to not lose sight of fundamental protection programs and protocols.


The Complexities of Achieving Comfort in Fall Protection Harnesses

The Complexities of Achieving Comfort in Fall Protection Harnesses

By Jason Giefer

A well-designed full body harness will disperse any remaining energy in a safe manner to the strong and durable areas of the body.


Recognizing and Mitigating Static Electricity Hazards

Recognizing and Mitigating Static Electricity Hazards

By Karen D. Hamel

Fire departments respond to nearly 280 industrial incidents involving static electricity each year.


Sun Protection 101: A Complete Guide to Skin Damage Prevention

Sun Protection 101: A Complete Guide to Skin Damage Prevention

By Alsie Nelson

Those who do not respect the sun’s almighty powers may ultimately find themselves in a world of skin damage.


The Dangers of Dropped Objects

The Dangers of Dropped Objects

By Anne Osbourn

Tools are essentially for workers at height to do their job, but they also pose risks to those below.


What You Need to Know about Adult Learning

What You Need to Know about Adult Learning

By Pandora Bryce

There is one major reason why safety training fails to stick: knowledge transfer.


The Dog That Didn't Bark

By Mike Enright

Recognizing all essential workers—including those in the electrical field—and their associated hazards when it comes to working in a pandemic.


The New ANSI/ASSP Z10.0 standard and Its Implementation

The New ANSI/ASSP Z10.0 Standard and Its Implementation

By Greg Zigulis

The newest ANSI/ASSP Z10 standard provides a robust update to a well-respected safety system model and incorporates significant new concepts, approaches and tools. Here’s a walk through the standard, its features, its “sister documents” and implementation considerations.


Departments

The Breath of Safety

By Robert Pater

Oxygen is a life-essential element that many take for granted; we only note its critical lack when oxygen is diminished or entirely absent.


Safety 2020 Goes Virtual

Safety 2020 Goes Virtual

By Sydny Shepard

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ASSP shifts its multi-day tradeshow to a full online platform.


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