January February

February 1, 2022

Find these topics and more in the January/February issue:

  • Oil & Gas
  • IH: Chemical Safety
  • PPE: Foot Protection
  • PPE: Respiratory Protection
  • PPE: Hand Protection
  • Training: Software
  • Facility Safety
  • Emergency Showers & Eyewash
  • Combustible Dust

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Features

Tiny Particles: Big Booms

Tiny Particles: Big Booms

The benefits of portable industrial vacuums for combustible dust mitigation. 


Modern PPE Creates Innovative, Comfortable Hand Protection Options for Workers

Modern PPE Creates Innovative, Comfortable Hand Protection Options for Workers

By Rahil Hasan

Today, gloves are made from innovative, lightweight materials that provide protection, comfort and reduced hand fatigue, so workers are more likely to wear them. 


Industrial Facility Safety from the Loading Dock to the Plant Interior

Industrial Facility Safety from the Loading Dock to the Plant Interior

By Walt Swietlik

Loading docks are one of the most critical and dangerous links in any supply chain.


Five Ways Software Helps Strengthen Your Chemical Safety and IH Program

Five Ways Software Helps Strengthen Your Chemical Safety and IH Program

By Phil N. Molé

Now is the time to make a compelling and well-rounded business case for implementing IH software in your organization.


Worker Retention Starts with Easing Employee Stress and Strain

Worker Retention Starts with Easing Employee Stress and Strain

By Kevan Orvitz

Employees are leaving worksites in droves—finding ways to give workers ownership of their safety and health could help retention.


How to Select a Personal Sampling Pump for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

How to Select a Personal Sampling Pump for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

By Tim Turney

There are eight key features to look for when purchasing a sampling pump.


Combustible Dust Insights Help Shape Training and Education

Combustible Dust Insights Help Shape Training and Education

By Cathy Longley

To help professionals and practitioners in various industries safely manage pesky particles, NFPA has developed six standards.


Don

Don't Let Your Liquid Assets Become Frozen

By Ryan Pfund

Working in sub-zero temperatures? Here is how to ensure reliable heated water for drench showers and eyewashes.


Six Steps to Digitizing Your Oil and Gas Safety Program

Six Steps to Digitizing Your Oil and Gas Safety Program

By Deren Boyd

One of the main reasons software implementations fail is because the scale of the project was too much from the outset. 


Respiratory Protection has Never Been More Important: Selection and Considerations for Proper Use

Respiratory Protection has Never Been More Important: Selection and Considerations for Proper Use

By Dr. Alex Birrell

When the respiratory system encounters threats for which little to no effective natural defense exists, it is imperative to have controls in place to prevent exposure.  


Coaxing and Coaching: Software Training Best Practices for Employees

Coaxing and Coaching: Software Training Best Practices for Employees

By Melody Hollis, Maureen Mallach

The key to making new software rollouts successful is good training.


Creating a Culture of Safety

Creating a Culture of Safety

Achieving a culture of safety involves every department within an organization.


Departments

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

By Sydny Shepard

It is important for everyone on the job site to understand the importance of PPE, how to check for damage and ensure proper fit.


OH&S Celebrates 90 Years of Service to the Occupational Health and Safety Community

By Sydny Shepard

Believe it or not, Occupational Health & Safety is 90 years old. As a celebration of this milestone, I thought it only necessary to look back on the formation of the publication as well as explain how OH&S plans to use this year to review some of the most important health and safety topics throughout the last 90 years.


How Supply Chain Challenges Spur Safetys Prominence

By Robert Pater

It’s not just a temporary/pandemic-spiked thing. A survey of respected economists revealed:  “Many expect the labor shortage to last at least several more years, and some say it’s permanent.”