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How to protect workers from indoor heat stress and cold stress


Indoor work environments can put workers at risk of heat stress and cold stress. Learn about the risks and how to control them.

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Fall Protection Systems


Fall protection is an essential concern for 112 million workers across the United States. Take this quiz to test your knowledge around this important topic.

Delivering great toolbox talks


Regular toolbox talks are a simple but effective way to reduce work-related accidents and injuries. Find out how to deliver one that really counts.

How to create a fault tree analysis


Fault Tree Analysis is an important part of your risk analysis toolkit. Find out how to create one and why it will help you prevent accidents.

Jobsite Housekeeping 101: The Simple Fix for a Safer, More Productive Workplace


Workplace housekeeping isn't just about having a shiny and tidy workspace - it's also a safety issue. Find out how to implement an effective housekeeping plan.

The difference between accidents and incidents matters for your safety program


The terms are often used interchangeably, but accidents and incidents are not the same thing. Understanding the difference matters for your safety program.

Fall, electrouction, struck by, and caught-in or caught between hazards account for most construction fatalities


OSHA's Fatal Four account for 65% of all fatalities in the construction industry. Find out what steps you can take to keep workers safe from them.

Grinding operations create dust


Dust in manufacturing can be toxic or combustible, especially when it accumulates. Find out how to control the spread of dust in your workplace.

Standardized forklift hand signals


Forklift hand signals can prevent the most common causes of fatal forklift accidents. Find out what they are and who should use them.

Factors that affect women's safety in the workplace


Despite gains in employment equality, some factors continue to put women at greater risk than men. Find out what they are and how to address them.

Cold Stress: Your Winter Safety Guide


Outdoor winter jobs put workers at risk of cold stress. Learn more about it, the symptoms, and what you should do to keep employees safe.

A Christmas Story: Why a Toolbox Talk Should Precede Even the Simplest Tasks


Toolbox talks provide timely opportunities for team training, to promote team safety responsibilities and to emphasize key safety messages.

Coughing is the first symptom of silicosis


Silicosis is an incurable condition that results from exposure to silica dust. Learn more about the disease, its treatment, and prevention measures.

Securing transport loads


Imbalanced or off-centered loads are a serious risk. Find out how to secure cargo the right way.

risk dial


What can we do to tune into workplace hazards before they become a problem? Becoming aware of these two major challenges is a good start. Find out what they are here.

Experts


What is the difference between acute and chronic chemical exposure?


Chemical exposure of any kind can be dangerous. Generally, there are three routes of exposure through which a toxic substance can enter the body:Inhalation...

When do I need high-visibility safety apparel?


For workers on job sites where traffic is a concern, there’s one question that tends to be paramount over all others: how well can others see you? There are...

Safety data analysis


There are three stages of data implementation: short-term, mid-term, and long-term. As you might imagine, short-term implementation involves the initial collection and...

What are the most common toxic gases in confined spaces?


Toxic gases can be produced by materials deliberately used or stored in confined spaces, can be produced by natural processes, can be accidentally introduced into the...

What is a hazardous atmosphere?


According to OSHA, a “hazardous atmosphere” is an atmosphere that may expose employees to the risk of death, incapacitation, impairment of ability to...

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