September 2022

September 1, 2022

Find these topics and more in the September issue:

  • IH: Indoor Air Quality
  • PPE: Foot Protection
  • PPE: Vision Protection
  • PPE: Fall Protection
  • Training: Materials Handling
  • Machine Guarding
  • Defibrillator & CPR
  • Hearing Protection
  • Employee Health Screening
  • Facility Safety
  • ESG
  • EHS Software

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Cover Story

The Fundamentals of Fall Protection for Workers at the Edge

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The Fundamentals of Fall Protection for Workers at the Edge

By Omar Vikin

For many industrial employees, working at height is a regular part of the job.


Features

Six Tips for Where, When and How to Choose and Use Self-Retracting Lifelines

Six Tips for Where, When and How to Choose and Use Self-Retracting Lifelines

By Dennis Capizzi

SRLs are designed to help you focus on the job, not the PPE.


Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

By Alex Saurman

A lot has changed in industrial hygiene, but one thing is constant: the need for worker health and safety.


Handling Material Handlers: Training Beyond PIT Requirements

Handling Material Handlers: Training Beyond PIT Requirements

By Holly Pups

The scope of material handling is broad.


Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges in Protective Footwear

Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges in Protective Footwear

By Barb Fitzgeorge

Protective footwear delays are expected to continue throughout 2022 and into 2023.


Physiological Monitoring as a Determinant of Heat Stress

Physiological Monitoring as a Determinant of Heat Stress

By Bernard Fontaine

Physiologic monitoring can help protect all workers from heat-related illness.


How New Technology and Innovation Make the Difference in Footwear Safety

How New Technology and Innovation Make the Difference in Footwear Safety

By Tito Warren

Tech-driven innovations are the key to providing workers with footwear that is comfortable, safe and convenient.


Confined but Not Alone: Protecting Workers in Tight Spaces

Confined but Not Alone: Protecting Workers in Tight Spaces

By Gen Handley

Understanding the risks of confined spaces can help keep entrants safe.


A New Standard in Slip Resistant Safety Footwear

A New Standard in Slip Resistant Safety Footwear

By Matt Gould

A new ASTM standard could help employees feel safer on their feet.


EHS Will Guide Future ESG Success for Many Organizations

EHS Will Guide Future ESG Success for Many Organizations

By Dan McLean

EHS records and reporting provide a baseline for an ESG program.


How to Assess and Design Guarding for Older Machines

How to Assess and Design Guarding for Older Machines

By Joseph P. Gasparino Jr.

It is essential to assess the machine and human interactions when trying to enhance guarding.


Prioritizing Ergonomics Promotes Efficient Workplaces and Empowered Employees

Prioritizing Ergonomics Promotes Efficient Workplaces and Empowered Employees

By Dr. Kevan Orvitz

As we continue to move through uncharted waters, it is important for businesses to keep employee safety top of mind.


Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Safety

Everything You Need to Know About Forklift Safety

By Alex Saurman

Understanding forklift safety could save lives.


Environmental Sampling for Infection Control at Health Care Facilities

Environmental Sampling for Infection Control at Health Care Facilities

By Gregory Boothe

An environmental sampling program can be a valuable tool in reducing risk.


Noise Surveys from the Trenches

Noise Surveys from the Trenches

By Lucinette Alvarado

Make tackling hazardous noise easier with the right tools and knowledge.


OH&S Celebrates 14th New Product of the Year Contest

OH&S Celebrates 14th New Product of the Year Contest

By Sydny Shepard

Occupational Health & Safety’s annual product contest brought in more than 60 entries this year.


Why Considering Yourself a “Qualified Person” Might Not Keep You Safe

Why Considering Yourself a “Qualified Person” Might Not Keep You Safe

By Ines Sira

Not all definitions for “qualified” are the same.


The Missing Link with EHS Software

The Missing Link with EHS Software

By David Natalizia

There is a gap between digital transformation’s impact and how and organization deploys EHS tools.


The Eyes Have It: Protecting Employee Vision with PPE

The Eyes Have It: Protecting Employee Vision with PPE

By Randy DeVaul

Selection and wearing the right eye protection saves on pain, recovery and cost.


When Minutes Matter: CPR and AEDs at Work

When Minutes Matter: CPR and AEDs at Work

By Dom Tolli

Training is key to managing a cardiac event at work.


Wearable Safety Technology: A Human Centric Approach

Wearable Safety Technology: A Human Centric Approach

By Anina-Marie Warrener

How can wearable technology help in preventing employee turnover?


Is It Time to Rethink Your Head Protection?

Is It Time to Rethink Your Head Protection?

By Matt King

Making a relatively simple switch could protect workers.


Finding the Right Fit: When the Work Shoe Fits

Finding the Right Fit: When the Work Shoe Fits

By Janelle Kinnaird

Research shows that ill-fitting work shoes can significantly harm employees.


Departments

Preventing Soft-tissue Injuries

By Robert Pater