Doing your homework on the manufacturer you choose is of paramount importance.
One of the biggest mistakes made in the workplace is in believing that, because a garment is flame resistant, it must be safe for all hazards. This simply is not the case.
Plan ahead by providing proper machine guarding equipment sooner rather than later; if not to prepare for future regulations, do it to keep employees safe.
OH&S congratulated winners of the eighth annual contest during the 2016 National Safety Congress & Expo.
Similar to the Toyota Production System, we must all strive to eliminate waste (in our case, lost productivity from job hazard injuries) from our organizations.
Two 2016 OSHA enforcement cases are object lessons in the importance of using the latest gas monitoring technology to protect workers.
By offering eyewear that is best suited to workers' safety needs first, followed closely by style, employers support a stronger culture of acceptance and compliance.
What challenges have you faced when selecting the best chemical protective clothing for your work environment?
A safety professional must consider the levels of understanding to risk when working with sites or individuals. We are walking lessons learned, and that is our advantage.
Stocking spill response supplies such as squeegees, absorbents and wipes in areas where hazardous materials are used, handled, and stored allows employees to immediately respond to incidental spills.
Focus on earliest indicators of momentum. Actions taken usually don’t blossom into statistical changes for a period of time.
Security breaches and cyber attacks on the health care system are increasing, and such breaches now average $3.8 million in cost per attack, HHS reported.