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Announcing Safeopedia's Partnership with

By Safeopedia Staff
Published: April 9, 2017 | Last updated: November 5, 2021 05:23:18
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Our partnership with SMG will expand our site's offering and ensure that we can continue providing safety professionals with quality industry-relevant content.

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Safeopedia is proud to announce that we are partnering with (formerly Safety Marketing Group [SMG]) to revolutionize the safety industry by providing safety professionals with a comprehensive, accessible, online Occupational Health and Safety resource.

Who Is is the world's largest association of safety equipment distributors, comprising over 50 suppliers and over 50 distributors. In addition to bringing together suppliers and distributors to facilitate closer collaboration, seeks to improve the knowledge of all its members and offers training to ensure the proper use of safety equipment. Their commitment to sharing knowledge about safety is cemented in their 3E Objective:

  • Educate
  • Equip
  • Empower

One of the things that really sets apart is its Safety Equipment Expert (SEE) Certification Program. This 150-hour program is the most advanced training program for safety reps and ensures that they are knowledgeable about products details, best practices, existing and upcoming regulation, and more. With all distributor reps going through the SEE program, along with some annual refresher training, anyone dealing with distributors affiliated with can expect a valuable and professional experience.


Why Have We Partnered with

Safeopedia's goal is to ensure that workplace safety is always carried out in an effective and informed manner. We have worked to meet that goal by hosting educational OHS content and making it easily accessible to safety minded professionals across all industries.

Partnering with just makes sense. We have been telling our readers for a long time that cutting corners is never the right approach to safety. When you're in charge of an organization's safety, dozens or hundreds of people's lives and well-being are in your hands. Making sure everyone gets to see their families at the end of the day and continue providing for them for years to come is a huge responsibility, and we all know that a million things can go wrong on any job site. That's why looking for the cheapest product that will let you stay compliant won't do. What you need is the right product and the knowledge to use it properly. It is precisely that combination of quality equipment and expertise that promotes among its members.'s members will help us build up the educational content offered on our platform, with the aim of creating an online encyclopedia that is the information resource for all safety minded professionals and organizations. Together, we will amplify and spread our message so that everyone can work in the safe conditions we all deserve.

What Safeopedia's Readers Can Expect

There are some big changes coming to the site. No, none of the things you love about Safeopedia are going anywhere. We'll still host all of the content you've come to expect from us: the dictionary of OHS terms, quality articles on workplace health and safety issues, Q&As with industry experts, safety moments to provide ideas for toolbox talks, our safety software directory, safety training course listings, and informative webinars.

But regular visitors to the site will start seeing even more great content.'s members are representatives of respected safety equipment brands. These industry experts and leaders will be sharing their knowledge, ideas, and insights by contributing to all sections of the site.

As an online hub for the industry's best and brightest, Safeopedia will not only remain a trusted source for safety information but will become the go-to place to learn about the latest developments in OHS and get an early look into the trends and changes that will shake up the world of workplace safety. With the expanded, updated, and upgraded content produced through this partnership, our readers will always keep their fingers on the pulse of the industry and stay one step ahead.


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At Safeopedia, we think safety professionals are unsung superheroes in many workplaces. We aim to support and celebrate these professionals and the work they do by providing easy access to occupational health and safety information, and by reinforcing safe work practices.

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