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Aerial view of a mining operation


Drones are quickly becoming an important tool for safety professionals everywhere. Find out how they can make mining operations safer and more efficient.

Welder working at night in winter


Hydration is important all year round, but even more for these workplaces and workers. Find out who is at higher risk of dehydration regardless of the time of year.

Aerial shot of a construction site


There are simple, cost-effective measures to improve motivation and productivity on construction sites. Here are seven of them.

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Heat and Hydration


Hydration is an often-neglected aspect of maintaining worker safety. Take the quiz and test your knowledge!

Safety Coffee Chat: The 'Personal' Side of a  Workplace Accident


Join in the discussion as we talk about the personal and family side of workplace accidents with Laurel Youngstrom and Curtis Weber who have experienced this trauma...

The Safety View!: The Paradox of Safety


Lisa introduces, and invites us to explore an interesting safety conundrum: If absolutes and certainty are necessary conditions for safety, how do we sustain safety or...

Nurses' station


Long-term care workers face a number of regular hazards. Here's how employers and administrators keep them safer.

Other signs of dehydration


Hot summer days aren't the only contributors to heat stress. Find out which other factors you need to watch out for.

Workers operating lathe


How are you implementing and managing your safety program? If you're doing it in one of these common ways, you're probably not in compliance.

Tips for beating heat stress in hot working environments


Preventing heat stress involves more than just drinking water. Check out these surprising things you can do to stay safe while working in the heat.

WIS #16 - Building A Partnership Between Safety Professionals


Does your distributor support their products? In episode sixteen of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we are chatting with Tracy Rouse and Shrikar Patel about...

The Safety View:  The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership


Rosa Carrillo leads our discussion on the Exploring the socio in sociotechnical systems.After a brief introduction to the topic and sharing of relevant research, the...

Foundry worker in heavy PPE


Heat itself is a hazard, but it also contributes to other incidents. Find out how and what you can do about it.

Office workers


Sound masking covers the sound of conversations nearby. Find out how this simple solution can make the workplace safer and more productive.

Foundry work


Heavy PPE isn't always optional and neither is hydration. Find out how to avoid dehydration while sweating it out in heavy gear.

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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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