The EPA is taking safety measures against the herbicide paraquat, which can cause poisoning when ingested and severe injuries or death when skin or eye exposure occurs.
EPA Proposing Action Against Deadly Pesticide
Lack of PPE and Training Cost Electrical Technician His Life
According to OSHA, in November 2014, Marreo Travis, the father of a young daughter, was testing transformers when he was electrocuted. Read More
10 Forklift Fouls and How to Avoid Them
Reducing the Risk of Hearing Loss
At least 4 million workers go to work each day in damaging noise and 10 million people in the United States have a noise-related hearing loss. Read More Forklift trucks can be dangerous if they are not operated with care, and it is essential that poor standards of operation are kept to an absolute minimum. . Read More
Is your AED Ready to Shock?
An Emergency at the Eyewash Station
Improperly maintained eyewash stations can create a greater hazard than those they're designed to protect against. Read More A status indicator or readiness display will show an alert when a problem is found. This is why it is important for you to conduct regular inspections. Read More A laboratory can be an extremely hazardous place to work. It is imperative that workers using a fume hood are aware of good practices so they are not working against fume hood performance. Read More Millions of workers utilize scissor lifts to perform work at heights. Over the years, it has become the go-to mobile tool for those working at lower heights. Read More
Power Strips and Dangerous Daisy Chains
The supply of readily available electrical outlets is inadequate in some buildings, especially older ones. To meet power supply needs, extension cords or surge protected power strips are often... Read More
11 Rules for Safe Handling of Hazardous Materials
The Extraordinary Cost of Serious Injuries
Fire Drills: Why, When, and How
Trip Hazards Do's and Don'ts
Do your employees know how to handle hazardous materials safely? Here are 11 basic rules all employees who handle hazardous materials should know and follow. Read More The national statistics on injuries and deaths from workplace slips, trips, and falls are disturbing. Today we’ll give you some actionable advice on keeping...Read More Preparation is the key to effective response to workplace fires. Fire drills help prepare employees to respond quickly, calmly, and safely. Read More A new study of workplace incidents that cause employees to miss six or more work days is out. Keep reading to learn just how much these accidents and injuries are costing U.S. employers, including you! Read More When it comes to environmental health and safety management systems, larger organizations have a definite advantage in budget and manpower. But sometimes, Read More
Comprehensive EHS Management System on a Lab Scale
Are Contractors Compromising Your Safety Program?
Use Near Misses To Fine Root Causes
5 Common Safety Strategy Programs
Are your contractor safety management practices putting you at risk? It’s possible. Contractor and temporary workers who are injured... Read More Finding out about a hazard that almost turned into an incident is always concerning. But near-misses can have a valuable silver lining.Read More If business strategy is still an evolving concept with new paradigms and approaches established every year, safety strategy has a long way to go to reach extreme levels of effectiveness. Read More When it comes to arc flash protection, proper personal protective equipment is essential to reducing the severity of injuries. Read More When selecting respiratory protection there are several crucial questions safety professionals must be prepared to answer as part of the decision making process. Read More
Respiratory Protection Made Easy (At Least, Less Confusing)
You can have the best, most comprehensive workplace violence policy that ever existed, but if you don't communicate and enforce it with employees at all levels, it's worthless.
Predicting Failure for Your Workplace Violence Policy
Prepare for and Manage an OSHA Inspection
The Weather Outside is Frightful (and Full of Hazards)
Six-Point Vehicle Check: A Gift that Keeps on Giving
Safety managers throughout the country work to prevent incidents, minimize injuries and prevent disruption in company production. One of their biggest fears is a knock from an OSHA compliance safety and health officer. Read More
OSHA urges employees and employers engaged In snow removal and cleanup to beware of potential hazards.
A six-point vehicle check is a gift that will keep on giving, both in better vehicle performance and fewer unexpected repairs this winter, says the Car Care Council. Read More
Hand Tools: What's the right size for you?
Recognizing hidden dangers: 25 steps to a safer office
Work outside? Know how to prevent cold stress
If you’re not giving much thought to how you choose hand tools, you should. That’s the message the Center for Construction Research and.. Read More If you work outside, it’s important to know about cold stress. Cold stress is a preventable danger that involves....Read More It's fairly obvious that safety and health hazards can exist on worksites filled with heavy machinery and equipment, where employees often a.. Read More