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Safety managers are vital to every workplace. But what exactly do they do? This article spells out the various roles a safety manager is expected to play.


Not ready to invest in machine safety for your workplace? These are the five costs you can expect to deal with as a result.

Worker cutting through brick

Many workplace hazard have effects that only show up years or decades later. Handling them and taking them seriously can be a major safety challenge.

Oil refinery

Using an unsafe tool in an explosive environment can be catastrophic. Find out how to choose the safest tool when dealing with combustible hazards.

The Safety View: Mental Health and Impact on Safety

“So, what does mental health have to do with safety anyway?” On this month’s episode of The Safety View, we have a discussion around mental health and...

Floor marking indicating social distancing

Floor marking is an effective tool for guiding floor traffic and ensuring social distancing. Here's how to do it right.

Oil derricks

Remote jobsites are not immune to the risk of COVID-19. Here are the measures you need to take to prevent the spread of the infection.

Safety Talks #20: Rethinking PPE (or maybe it's  PPP!)

Do we think about our PPE in the right light, or is it time to blow up the concept of PPE? That is what we are diving into in our discussion today. In this episode of...

The Safety View: Meet the Author Rosa Carrillo

Join Rosa Carrillo as she reads from her book "The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership: Achieving Success Through Employee Engagement". Rosa shares her...

Oil refinery

Journey to Zero programs are promising, but do they live up to the hype? This deep dive takes a closer look at the facts.

Oil refinery

Pipeline safety depends on data. That data will always be incomplete without the use of drones.

Construction site at dusk

Construction site managers know the importance of planning for the worst. These tips will help you be ready for any disaster.

Supervisor checking on machinery

Your safety program and procedures play a major role in how safe your plant will be. These are the five areas you need to focus on to ensure everyone's safety.

Working at heights

Working at heights is inherently risky. Here are the things you need to include in your at heights safety program to keep workers safe.

4 Solutions to Eliminate Arc Flash Hazards in the Workplace

A reported 5-10 American workers are injured or killed every day from arc flashes and electric shock hazards, but with proper practice, policies and procedures you can...


Home office

As someone who has worked from home for the last seven years or so, I know that there are some important safety considerations even when you're not on a job site...

What PPE should I use when working at home?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is your last line of defense against hazards. They're the protective articles you wear on your person (like safety glasses and...

What key points should I include in a safety talk about slips, trips, and falls?

Slips, trips, and falls are among the leading cause of injuries in the US, often resulting in sprains, strains, fractures, broken bones, or concussions.Millions of slips...

How can the right footwear help prevent slips, trips, and falls?

Wearing the wrong footwear can increase your chances of slipping or tripping. Injuries due to slips, trips, and falls cost the US billions of dollars each year and are...

Why are sodium and other electrolytes important for worker health and hydration?

In the conversation about hydration, the term "electrolyte" comes up often. It’s common knowledge that water is the key to proper hydration – so...

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