June 2024

Find these topics and more in the June issue:

  • Fall Protection
  • IH: Confined Spaces
  • Respiratory Protection
  • PPE: Hand Protection
  • Electrical Safety
  • Training
  • Emergency Showers & Eyewash
  • Construction Safety
  • Employee Health Screening
  • Workplace Safety Technology
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Facility Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Safety Culture
  • Total Worker Health

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Cover Story

Evaluating and Upgrading Fall Protection Systems: A Guide for Safety Managers

Evaluating and Upgrading Fall Protection Systems: A Guide for Safety Managers

By Daniel Huntington

Staying ahead of the curve requires proactive assessments and enhancements in fall protection.


Features

Cardiac Arrest: Empowering Readiness

Cardiac Arrest: Empowering Readiness

By Ian Durrant

Understanding the crucial role that AEDs play in workplace emergency preparedness.


Maximizing Manufacturing Safety Through Mobile Apps

Maximizing Manufacturing Safety Through Mobile Apps

By Holly Mockus

Like everything, safety starts with using the right tools. Here’s how to leverage simple, but powerful training apps.


Streamlining Safety

Streamlining Safety

By Ryan Pfund

User-friendly features in eyewashes and emergency fixtures make all the difference.


3 Ways to Manage Third Party Risk in Construction

3 Ways to Manage Third Party Risk in Construction

By Taylor Thorn

Hiring third parties in construction can pose risks in construction, but with a clear strategy in place, those risks can be managed.


What You Need to Know About the Future of Workplace Testing

What You Need to Know About the Future of Workplace Testing

By Katherine Miller

How evolving cannabis laws are impacting workplace safety protocols and why maintaining and updating rigorous drug testing remains essential for employers across various industries.


Assessing EHS Needs: Making the Case for Technology in the Workplace

Assessing EHS Needs: Making the Case for Technology in the Workplace

By Zack Braun

Modernizing safety protocols involves integrating technology into EHS management.


Getting SMART About Training

Getting SMART About Training

By David Kopf

How using SMART goals can help drive safety training success.


What You Don

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

By Rachel Krubsack

Employees must be trained on the hazardous chemicals in their work area. What do employers need to know to comply with standards and protect their employees effectively?


The Updated NFPA 70E Standard: Bridging the Gap Between Compliance and Electrical Safety

The Updated NFPA 70E Standard: Bridging the Gap Between Compliance and Electrical Safety

By Xavier Alcaraz

The NFPA 70E Technical Committee has published its 2024 revisions to the standard, prioritizing safety and adaptability over mere compliance


Gauging Hand Safety

Gauging Hand Safety

By Raghu Chakkravarthy, Ian Lanpher

What is glove gauge, and how does it affect hand safety and performance?


Why ‘One Size Fits All’ Is Wrong

Why ‘One Size Fits All’ Is Wrong

By Patrick Icasas

Choosing task-specific, properly fitting PPE is essential for worker safety, productivity and cost-effectiveness.


Avoid Suspension Trauma with a Comprehensive Fall Protection Program

Avoid Suspension Trauma with a Comprehensive Fall Protection Program

By Philip Jacklin

Fall protection and awareness of suspension trauma are essential for ensuring workplace safety, as proper equipment use and effective rescue plans can prevent injuries and save lives.


Breathing Easier: The Crucial Role of Gas Detection in Confined Space Entry

Breathing Easier: The Crucial Role of Gas Detection in Confined Space Entry

By Dante Moore

Effective gas detection and a comprehensive confined space entry plan are crucial for ensuring worker safety and preventing fatalities in hazardous environments.


Driving Sustainability: The Role of ESG Metrics and Sustainable PPE in Reducing Scope 3 Emissions

Driving Sustainability: The Role of ESG Metrics and Sustainable PPE in Reducing Scope 3 Emissions

By Rodney Taylor

Investors and stakeholders increasingly emphasize the importance of environmental, social and governance metrics to drive corporate sustainability and ethical business practices.


How To Decide Which Supplied Air Respirator Is Best

How To Decide Which Supplied Air Respirator Is Best

By Sylvia Fontes

Choosing the right supplied air respirator involves understanding specific hazards, regulatory requirements, and ensuring proper fit and comfort to maintain worker safety in toxic environments.


Exploring the Impact of Climate Change on Worker Health and Safety

Exploring the Impact of Climate Change on Worker Health and Safety

By Mia Barnes

The climate crisis significantly endangers worker health and safety across various industries, necessitating immediate adaptation strategies and legislative support.


Building a Safety Culture That Works: More Than Just Rules and Procedures

Building a Safety Culture That Works: More Than Just Rules and Procedures

By Jared Anderson

Construction safety culture can transform by prioritizing leadership, employee engagement and proactive measures beyond traditional rules and procedures.


How Jobsite Tech Poses Safety Challenges in Construction

How Jobsite Tech Poses Safety Challenges in Construction

By Jeff Stay

Here’s why what happens in the field shouldn’t stay in the field.


A Comprehensive Exploration of the Role Safety Plays in Manufacturing and Industrial Organizations

A Comprehensive Exploration of the Role Safety Plays in Manufacturing and Industrial Organizations

By Beemal Vasani

Despite advancements, workplace safety remains secondary in many firms, highlighting the need for a cultural shift and dedicated roles to prioritize it based on historical and research insights.


Improving Roofer Safety in 2024

Improving Roofer Safety in 2024

By Pat Overson

Roofing is one of America's most dangerous professions, necessitating enhanced safety measures to reduce the annual fatalities and accidents.


Falls are a Major Occupational Threat — How Do I Protect My People?

Falls are a Major Occupational Threat — How Do I Protect My People?

By Gen Handley

Occupational falls—often underestimated and primarily occurring at lower levels—have become the second-leading cause of worker deaths, necessitating a tailored and comprehensive approach to safety hazard mitigation across all industries.


Meeting the Unique Needs of Off-shift Workers Requires a Focus on Mental Health & Wellness

Meeting the Unique Needs of Off-Shift Workers Requires a Focus on Mental Health and Wellness

By Nicole James

For site leadership, combatting burnout means meeting the unique needs of off-shift workers through programs and initiatives that support their whole health and wellness.


Departments

Core Methods for Significantly Preventing Soft-Tissue Injuries

By Robert Pater

Soft-tissue injuries are prevalent, persistent and pernicious, and result in significant direct costs and pain and lost productivity, as well as hampered workflow.


Tapping Into the Hive Mind

By David Kopf

An ASSP effort compiles worthwhile insights from safety’s collective expertise.


Artificial Intelligence