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July 2010

  • RUGGED COMPUTING: Strategic Value for the Safety & Health Industry
  • FIRE SAFETY: The New Safety U
  • HAZMAT: The Hazmat Suicides
  • TRANSPORTATION SAFETY: Road Rage & You
  • FALL PROTECTION: The Future of Fall Protection Equipment Testing
  • FOOT PROTECTION: An Object Lesson in Protection
  • SAFETY TECHNOLOGY: A New Era for Learning
  • DISASTER PREPAREDNESS: Circles Unbroken

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Features

Road Rage and You

By Johnnie Huneycutt

Are you a safe driver? A courteous driver? A knowledgeable, experienced driver? Do you have a propensity for anxiety and road rage?


A New Era for Learning and Safety Management

By Todd Hohn

Industry professionals want features that enable them to create safety audits and inspections, surveys, scorecards, and more.


Circles Unbroken

By Melissa Stanz

Round homes in Katrina's path sustained no structural damage from high winds or water, although many were hit with tidal surges of 20 to 30 feet.


An Object Lesson in Protection

By Jerry Laws

Workers and safety managers increasingly seek footwear that provides metatarsal protection. Safety toe is still on top in sales, however.


Microcentrifuge Tube Ergonomics and the Required Force of Opening

By Joshua S. Berger, Roy Garvin

A microtube that requires less force to open, coupled with a more ergonomic, perpendicular, and vertically extending tab, could reduce the occurrence of RSIs in laboratory personnel.


The Hazmat Suicides

By James Moore

When you see a person down in a car, not breathing, your first instinct is to get him or her out of there. That instinct can prove deadly if followed, especially by someone who doesn't know how to protect himself.


Strategic Value for the Health & Safety Industry

By Richard Lane

The IT/MIS model has more to do with configuration management and much less with the job at hand, with little thought given to people in the field.


The Future of Fall Protection Equipment Testing

By W. David Lough

Before the ANSI/ASSE Z359.7 standard, there was no person or entity an end user could turn to for compliance testing information on any piece of fall protection equipment.


Heading in the Right Direction

By Kirk Knobel

Put an end to costly accidents with technology.


Meeting the Compliance Challenge

By Linda J. Sherrard

In one case, we had start over with the supervisors and painstakingly work down to the line employees to communicate the correct message that every bit of protection helps.


Departments

Leadership Through the Clouds

By Robert Pater

Companies need both Clocker and Cloud leaders, often operating at different organizational levels.


A Triumph's Lessons

By Jerry Laws

Fortunately, NTSB spent 15 months investigating the January 2009 ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River after the plane hit a flock of Canada geese and lost power in both engines.