Multi-language workplaces require careful training methods

Multi-language workplaces come with some additional safety challenges. Find out how to communicate safety to everyone and mitigate the risks.

Despondent worker

Many companies want to promote mental health but aren't sure how. These steps will help you get started.

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.

Construction foreman

There's more to hi-vis safety apparel than fluorescent vests. Learn about the three classes of HVSA and when they are required.

Electrical maintenance work

NFPA 70E is an essential resource for managing and controlling workplace electrical hazards. Learn what it covers.

Is Your Contractor Management System Automated? Here's Why It Should Be

Manual contractor management is inefficient. Learn 5 ways you can benefit from automating it.

Construction team

Safety is increasingly data-driven. Find out how workplace wearable technology is enhancing on-site safety.

Safety Glove Materials: What They Mean and What to Look For

Selecting the right material for your safety glove can drastically reduce the risk of hand injury. Find out what you need to know when making your selection.

Workers walking during winter

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.

Construction site

Hiring contractors comes with some legal responsibilities. Find out what you need to do to avoid fines and litigation.

Tradeswoman in construction removing road pylons

Although women are increasingly present in the work force, work boots designed for women can still be difficult to find. That's a safety issue worth taking seriously.

Roofer installing tiles

Roofing is a deadly occupation, but these deaths are predictable. It just takes three steps to achieve this. Find out what they are.

Worker looking at phone during smoke break

There are many surprising everyday sources of radiation. Find out what you can do to avoid or reduce your exposure.

Circular saw in action

Being mindful of the work you're doing and the environment you're doing it in can help keep your hands and fingers safe. Find out how.

Industrial engineers on site

Safety science allows us to push workplace safety forward and completely change our attitudes toward safety itself. Learn more about it and its practical uses.


What are the effects of breathing in dust or particulate matter?

Whether as dust, fumes, spores or smoke, airborne particles are generated by a variety of processes on worksites. Workers have to be diligent about protecting themselves...

What is considered a safe angle for a ladder?

The safest angle? That depends on two things: the jurisdiction and the type of ladder in question. For the purpose of answering your question, we will discuss portable...

What is the difference between a hazard and a risk?

In the parlance of health and safety management, the terms hazard and risk are often confused. It becomes difficult to have a discussion about assessment and mitigation...

What are some ways to get electrolytes and maintain electrolyte balance?

Electrolytes are a combination of water and essential minerals such as potassium, magnesium, sodium, and calcium. Your body needs them to regulate muscle and nerve...

Busy workshop

Whether it’s a manufacturing plant or a construction site, keeping track of visitors is of the utmost importance. Visitor management systems help organizations...

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