OHSMarch2020

March 1, 2020

  • LOTO: How Today's Technology is Enabling the Next Generation of Electrical LOTO
  • HUMAN FACTORS: The Case for Managing Human Factors at Heights
  • DRUG TESTING: An Overview of SAMHSA's New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines 
  • GAS DETECTION: Why Our Need for Connectivity Should Include Gas Detection
  • HAND PROTECTION: Cutting to the Chase
  • FALL PROTECTION: Defying Gravity Reduces Fall Incidents
  • FALL PROTECTION: Next Generation Fall Protection Equipment Makes Work at Height Safer than Ever
  • HEARING PROTECTION: Developments in Personal Noise Dosimetry
  • HEAD & FACE PROTECTION: Understanding Modern Head Protection
  • PROTECTIVE APPAREL: Choosing the Right Protective Clothing
  • SUMMER HAZARDS: Recognizing and Preventing Heat-Related Hazards as Temperatures Rise
  • RISK MANAGEMENT: The Sounds of Safety

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Features

Recognizing and Preventing Heat-Related Hazards as Temperatures Rise

Recognizing and Preventing Heat-Related Hazards as Temperatures Rise

By Sydny Shepard

Employers must work to protect workers from heat-related illnesses during the hot summer months.


An Overview of SAMHSA’s New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines

An Overview of SAMHSA's New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines

By Jackie Pirone

SAMHSA’s mandatory guidelines have served as the blueprint for many state drug testing laws and policies since 1988. But new methods for oral fluids testing will mean big changes.


The Case for Managing Human Factors at Heights

The Case for Managing Human Factors at Heights

By Matthew Hall

Employers should follow safety regulations to protect their employees. But quite frankly, those measures do not cut it.


How Today’s Technology is Enabling the Next Generation of Electrical LOTO

How Today’s Technology is Enabling the Next Generation of Electrical LOTO

By Rachel Bugaris

Electrical LOTO programs are important for any safety program.


Choosing the Right Protective Clothing

Choosing the Right Protective Clothing

By Sydny Shepard

Three tips for choosing the right kind of protective apparel for workers.


The Sounds of Safety

The Sounds of Safety

By Rodney Shuck

It all loops back to safety.


Next Generation Fall Protection Equipment Makes Work at Height Safer than Ever

Next Generation Fall Protection Equipment Makes Work at Height Safer than Ever

By Pat Furr

Manufacturers are making fall protection equipment that is not only stronger, but also lighter than ever before.


Defying Gravity Reduces Fall Incidents

By Karen D. Hamel

Gravity sees all of us as equals, and it’s the force responsible for one of the most common types of workplace injuries: falls.


Cutting to the Chase in Hand Protection

By Lydia Baugh

How should you decide which gloves will best protect your workers from cut and puncture hazards?


Developments in Personal Noise Dosimetry

By Bob Selwyn

Workplace noise measurements are critical to keeping workers and workplaces safe; make sure your noise dosimeters are appropriate and up to snuff.


Understanding Modern Head Protection

By Amanda Smiley

Understanding the differences between various kinds of head protection products available means employers can protect their workers with the best kind of protection.


Why Our Need for Connectivity Should Include Gas Detection

By Dave D. Wagner

Let’s face it: we are obsessed with our smart phones. We need to be connected. But why don’t we feel this same need to be connected with safety equipment that can save our lives at work?


Departments

Dynamic Leadership Means Going Beyond Asking “Why?”

By Robert Pater

The key to a good leader is not just someone who asks the “why” behind a problem; they also ask the “what” and the “how.”


Bulwark CP Quiz