April 2022

April 2022

Find these topics and more in the April issue:

  • IH: Hazard Communication
  • Training: Electrical Safety
  • Incentives
  • Facility Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • PPE: Vision Protection
  • PPE: Head & Face Protection
  • PPE: Foot Protection

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Cover Story

Eye Protection: Going Beyond the Regulations

Eye Protection: Going Beyond the Regulations

By Derick Plowden

Go beyond the rules and focus on how safety is viewed in your workplace.


Features

Burnout Can Impact Workers from Head to Toe

Burnout Can Impact Workers from Head to Toe

By Kevan Orvitz

Providing workers with proper foot protection should be a moral obligation.


After the Fire: Are You Protected from Deadly Gases?

After the Fire: Are You Protected from Deadly Gases?

By Mike Platek

Because most firefighters do not carry portable gas detectors, they’re probably unaware of the danger.


Maintaining HazCom Compliance and Preparing for Future Changes 

Maintaining HazCom Compliance and Preparing for Future Changes 

By Dave Risi

OSHA is looking to make additional changes to the HazCom Standard to better protect employees.


Hazard Communication: Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees

Hazard Communication: Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees

By Tom Burgess

The Hazard Communication Standard is performance oriented, meaning achieving the standard is the measure of compliance.


Can Safety Helmets Protect Against Dangerous Rotational Forces?

Can Safety Helmets Protect Against Dangerous Rotational Forces?

By Tim Gallant

Reducing effects of overlooked angled impacts through innovative safety helmet design.


Fire Safety Should be a Priority In and outside of the Workplace

Fire Safety Should be a Priority In and outside of the Workplace

By Sydny Shepard

Safety is a system, and we all play a role.


Four Quick Wins to Improve Safety & Decrease Employee Turnover

Four Quick Wins to Improve Safety & Decrease Employee Turnover

By Colin Duncan

Forty percent of workers who are injured have been on the job less than a year.


How Evacuation Training, Exercises and Drills Can Save Lives

How Evacuation Training, Exercises and Drills Can Save Lives

By Lauris Freidenfelds

Education and knowledge are critical to survival.


Improving In-Plant Safety with Fixed, Automated & Moveable Barriers

Improving In-Plant Safety with Fixed, Automated & Moveable Barriers

By Walt Swietlik

The right combination of barriers throughout a facility can protect employees.


Modernize Your Safety Incentive Program

Modernize Your Safety Incentive Program

By Buck Peavey

New advancements in gamification, automation, and behavior rewarding deliver stronger accident reduction.


The ABCs, D, and Ks of Fire Extinguishers

The ABCs, D, and Ks of Fire Extinguishers

By Thomas Maloney, Carl A. McMillan

Extinguishers should be located along normal paths of travel and near exits.


The Right to Know: How Hazard Communication Became a Standard

The Right to Know: How Hazard Communication Became a Standard

By Sydny Shepard

In order to create a safer work environment, employees need to know what hazards are present and how to mitigate them.


Departments

How Leaders Can Empower Safety

By Robert Pater


When Safety & Health and Fire & Life Safety Collide

By Sydny Shepard


Chemical Safety

By Sydny Shepard

Understanding all the risks associated with chemicals in a workplace can be overwhelming.