What you need to know about hearing protection

Earplugs and earmuffs look like simple safety gear, but there's quite a bit to know about them. Find out how to use them effectively.

Selecting the right safety toe

Safety toes aren't all made of steel. Learn about the materials that keep your toes safe and what type of work each is best suited for.

LOTO on the construction site

Lockout procedures are critical for construction companies. Find out how to design an effective one.

Coffee is no substitute for sleep

Learn why getting enough sleep is not only good for your health, but also beneficial to your safety at work.

Organization makes hazards visible

6S improves safety, organization, and productivity. Learn more about implementing it in your workplace.

Protective Clothing for Agricultural Workers and Pesticide Handlers

Pesticides are a fact of life for agricultural workers. Find out what what kind of PPE they need to stay safe.

Facts about eye protection

The more you know about eye protection, the safer your employees' eyes and vision are. These facts will help you deal with the hazards in your workplace.

Spilled oil drum

Spill control measures are important for any business that stores or uses large quantities of oil or chemicals. Learn how to do spill containment right.

Your employer must supply you with adequate PPE

Every employer must provide adequate PPE for their workers. Learn about your right to PPE what you can do to ensure your employer is compliant.

Workplace stress is a health and safety issue

Workplace stress is a serious issue. Learn more about it and what you can do to do alleviate your workers' stress.

Visual literacy can improve workplace safety

Can learning to appreciate art make you safer at work? Find out why some industry players are trying it.

Combustible dust safety

Dust may seem harmless, but in the right conditions it can be involved in a damaging explosion. Learn how to control combustible dust hazards.

How to Stay Safe When Spray Painting and Coating

Spray painting has risks that aren't present when using a roller or paintbrush. Find out how to keep workers in industrial painting operations safe.

You have the right to refuse unsafe work, but what counts as unsafe and what steps do you have to take?

You know you have the right to refuse unsafe work, but do you know how to do it? Find out what counts as unsafe work and how to refuse it.

Straight From the Experts: How To Improve Your Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate on the Job Site

There are many different expert opinions on how to effectively improve your team’s total recordable injury frequency rate, but we found the best solutions for you here.


Lockout tags

Construction sites are busy and complex workplaces with multiple trades and service providers coming and going, along with materials being delivered or transported. The...

Selecting the right safety toe

I hate answering a question with a question, but to tell you which safety toe is best suited for a task, I'd have to ask, "What kind of hazards are associated...

What is the difference between safety glasses and goggles?

Safety glasses and goggles are different, and are often considered in a category along with other face PPE such as face shields and screens. In some situations, a worker...

How to choose a cooling vest

For workers in hot environments, keeping cool is about more than just comfort – it’s about and protecting their health and well-being. And while PPE is an...

Primary spill containment receptacles

When storing oil and hazardous chemicals, we are obliged under the law (EPA, OSHA, NIOSH, NOAA, and so forth) to ensure that these substances are stored properly and...

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