Three states are at risk of losing their State OSHA Plans. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard breaks down what it takes for a state to have authority to enforce their own work worker protection plans and what can happen if they don't meet the minimum requirements.
Editor Sydny Shepard lays out the latest information shaping OSHA's Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for fiscal year 2021.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a deep dive into one of OSHA's most frequently cited standards: Machinery and Machine Guarding, General Requirements.
One of the most important parts of rolling out a new safety initiative is communication with employees. In this episode, Blackline Safety's Sean Stinson and Jeffery Fors from Waste Management explain effective strategies to getting employee buy-in and compliance.
We are switching things up for the 100th episode of the podcast! This time around, OH&S Content Editor Shereen Hashem interviews Editor Sydny Shepard about the evolution of the podcast, covering COVID-19 and worker safety and wellness.
Looking into your safety career future? Columbia Southern University can help. Listen in as editor Sydny Shepard talks with CSU representatives Paul Radke and Ernie Smith about how higher education can help advance your career.
Join editor Sydny Shepard as she lays out why it is so important to keep workers in the construction industry safe from the top four most fatal hazards on the job.
Curious what it was like at ASSP's Safety 2021 show in Austin, Texas last week? Editor Sydny Shepard gives an inside look at the conference as well as the planning that went into the event in the face of COVID-19.
OH&S editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Westex: A Milliken Brand’s Scott Francis to talk all about combustible dust. Listen in to find out why combustible dust is so hazardous and what NFPA standards apply.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard breaks down the three most dominant generations in the workforce and how their motivations and learning styles can impact a company's training approach.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard walks through some extreme weather events and what safety professional can do to ensure they are prepared.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Blackline Safety Board of Directors member Cheemin Bo-Linn to discuss the role safety plays in EGS performance and reporting.
Have you ever wondered why we continue to do actions even though we know they are wrong? In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard explains how habits form and how bad habits can be dismantled and rerouted.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard defines a confined space, gives examples of deadly incidents and does a deep dive into what OSHA is doing today to curb fatalities and injuries.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at the most frequent causes for electrical injuries and fatalities on construction sites. Listen in to find out if these hazards are present on your site and how to mitigate them.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard discusses the current COVID-19 outlook, how alcohol and substance use has shifted and what employers can be doing to manage all of it.
Silicosis impacts more workers than you may think. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard sits down with CleanSpace Technology's Jon Imms to discuss what silica is and how safety professionals can protect against it.
Six people died and 12 more were injured in a preventable incident at a poultry plant last January. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard details OSHA's investigation and dives into workplace violence, COVID-19 vaccination mandates and more.
What's a PSIF and why is it so important to the safety of your facility? In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Fastenal's Joseph Solheid to define this term and describe how safety professionals can use it to their advantage.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a new partnership between NIOSH and ASA to protect temporary workers, new data on the latest decline in life expectancy and research that shows heat-related injuries might be significantly underreported.