October 2021

  • TRAINING: MATERIALS HANDLING: Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance
  • TRAINING: MATERIALS HANDLING: On Route to Safe Material Handling
  • TRAINING: MATERIALS HANDLING: Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handler Injuries with Training
  • SAFETY CULTURE: Normalization of Deviations in Performance
  • FACILITY SAFETY: Infrared Technology Proactively Manages Facility Safety Risks
  • FACILITY SAFETY: The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience
  • IH: INDOOR AIR QUALITY: The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality—Improved Monitoring for CO2, Ventilation and More
  • IH: INDOOR AIR QUALITY: Arresting Fugitive Dusts
  • PPE: FOOT PROTECTION: Safety Shoes Make the Outfit for Will-Protected Workers
  • PPE: FOOT PROTECTION: Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots
  • PPE: VISION PROTECTION: Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers' Faces and Not in their Hands
  • PPE: FALL PROTECTION: Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings
  • PPE: FALL PROTECTION: Ensuring Facility Safety with Fall Protection PPE
  • PPE: FALL PROTECTION: Is Your Lanyard Legit? Five Must-Haves for Every ANSI-Compliant Tool Lanyard
  • HEARING PROTECTION: Workplace Noise: The Stealth, Long-Term Hazard
  • DEFIBRILLATORS & CPR: Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace
  • SAFETY & HEALTH: Workers Across America Deal with Physical and Mental Fatigue

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Features

On Route to Safe Material Handling

On Route to Safe Material Handling

By Ray Prest

Letting people rush around as fast as they want seemed like a recipe for an increase in both the number and severity of car crashes.  


The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience 

The Next Generation of Workers Should Not Have to Choose Between Safety, Comfort and Convenience 

By Tito Warren

Technology and digital platforms have evolved in ways to help protect employees.


Is Your Lanyard Legit? Five Must-Haves for Every ANSI-Compliant Tool Lanyard

By Nate Bohmbach

You should be checking your tool lanyards to ensure they meet the requirements of ANSI/ISEA 121-2018.


Ensuring Facility Safety with Fall Protection and PPE

Ensuring Facility Safety with Fall Protection and PPE

By David Ivey

Beyond fall protection systems, you can enhance the safety of your workers by using various forms of PPE.       


Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handling Injuries with Training

Eliminate Five Leading Causes of Material Handling Injuries with Training

By Karen D. Hamel

Training should teach employees how to avoid the most common material handling injuries. 


The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers

The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers

By Kevan Orvitz


Arresting Fugitive Dusts

Arresting Fugitive Dusts

By Doan Pendleton

The use of vacuum conveyors to transfer materials between processes improves indoor air quality while increasing efficiency and the bottom line.  


Workplace Noise: The Stealth, Long-Term Hazard

Workplace Noise: The Stealth, Long-Term Hazard

By Zachary Richman

Construction workers encounter multiple hazards on the job, but, more often than not, noise is not considered as critical as some of the other present dangers.


Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers’ Faces and Not in their Hands

Anti-Fog Solutions to Keep Eyewear on Workers’ Faces and Not in their Hands

By Mary Padron

Many workers will instinctively remove their safety eyewear to see what is in front of them.


Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace

Creating and Implementing an AED Program in the Workplace

By Sydny Shepard

The chances of survival increase dramatically when a workplace is trained in both CPR and the use of an AED.


Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance

Embracing Digital Training to Improve Dangerous Goods Compliance

By

It’s time for organizations to take a more strategic, engaging approach to training using e-technology and virtual reality.   


Infrared Technology Proactively  Manages  Facility Safety  Risks  

Infrared Technology Proactively  Manages  Facility Safety  Risks  

By Bret Bevis

Facilities operate advanced machinery and complex systems using substantial amounts of electricity.


Safety Shoes Make the Outfit for Well-Protected Workers

Safety Shoes Make the Outfit for Well-Protected Workers

By Emily Milford

When you are wearing safety shoes, you are more likely to be protected from common hazards. 


The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality-- Improved Monitoring for CO2 Ventilation and More

The Path to Better Indoor Air Quality-- Improved Monitoring for CO2 Ventilation and More

By Mary Furto

Getting back to workplaces, restaurants and schools goes beyond the simple reopening of buildings; it involves innovative solutions to provide appropriate air quality monitoring, ventilation and filtration.


Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings

Understanding the Use of Fall Protection in Warehouse Settings

By Carly Engels Johnston, Heidi Lopez-Hidalgo

The science behind fall protection is what lifts people to new heights.


Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots

Worn Well—Everything You Need to Know about Replacing Work Boots

By Robin Skillings

While proper maintenance and care can extend the lifespan of footwear, there will still ultimately be a time when every work boot meets the end of the road.


Departments

Normalization of Deviations in Performance

By Peter Furst

Normalization of deviance is a phenomenon by which individuals, groups or organizations come to accept a lower standard of performance until that lower standard becomes the "norm" for them.


Higher Leadership = Intentional and Attentional

By Robert Pater