Rob Chernish

A writer from Canada with firsthand experience in Oil, Gas, Mining, and environmental safety.

Articles by Rob Chernish


Battery Boosting Basics Battery Boosting Basics Battery Boosting Basics Battery Boosting Basics


An overview of battery boosting methods.

How To Safely Change Engine Oil in 15 Minutes How To Safely Change Engine Oil in 15 Minutes How To Safely Change Engine Oil in 15 Minutes How To Safely Change Engine Oil in 15 Minutes
How to Improve Air Quality in Your Workspace (Even if You Don't Have a Dedicated Safety Crew) How to Improve Air Quality in Your Workspace (Even if You Don't Have a Dedicated Safety Crew) How to Improve Air Quality in Your Workspace (Even if You Don't Have a Dedicated Safety Crew) How to Improve Air Quality in Your Workspace (Even if You Don't Have a Dedicated Safety Crew)


Air quality tips and tricks for workspaces that don't have a dedicated safety crew monitoring the air.

Winter Footwear:  Making The Transition To Keep Your Feet Warm Winter Footwear:  Making The Transition To Keep Your Feet Warm Winter Footwear:  Making The Transition To Keep Your Feet Warm Winter Footwear:  Making The Transition To Keep Your Feet Warm


Need winter work boots? Learn about the elements to consider when choosing the right boot for the job.

Tractor Safety:  Gearing up for a Safe Harvest Tractor Safety:  Gearing up for a Safe Harvest Tractor Safety:  Gearing up for a Safe Harvest Tractor Safety:  Gearing up for a Safe Harvest
Bathroom Safety:  A Guide for Health Bathroom Safety:  A Guide for Health Bathroom Safety:  A Guide for Health Bathroom Safety:  A Guide for Health


Learn some helpful tips to help keep yourself germ free in public washrooms.

The Hangover: What You Should Know About Work and Alcohol The Hangover: What You Should Know About Work and Alcohol The Hangover: What You Should Know About Work and Alcohol The Hangover: What You Should Know About Work and Alcohol


Working the night after heavy drinking can be just as dangerous as drinking on the job. Learn what effects of alcohol extend into the...

Danger - Robot Safety Message Danger - Robot Safety Message Danger - Robot Safety Message Danger - Robot Safety Message


A guide for living in labour camps. What to do and what not to do.

W5 Accident Reporting W5 Accident Reporting W5 Accident Reporting W5 Accident Reporting


Learn what W5 accident reports entail and what this model means for accident investigation.

So, Your CO Detector Is Going Off? So, Your CO Detector Is Going Off? So, Your CO Detector Is Going Off? So, Your CO Detector Is Going Off?


Who to call when your CO detector sounds off

Know the Code:  Using the NFPA’s Fire Diamond to Assess Hazards Know the Code:  Using the NFPA’s Fire Diamond to Assess Hazards Know the Code:  Using the NFPA’s Fire Diamond to Assess Hazards Know the Code:  Using the NFPA’s Fire Diamond to Assess Hazards


The NFPA's Fire Diamond is a color code with critical information about hazardous substances. Learn how to crack the code and understand...

Summer Safety: Boats, Bears, and Bees Summer Safety: Boats, Bears, and Bees Summer Safety: Boats, Bears, and Bees Summer Safety: Boats, Bears, and Bees


Some common summertime activities may be putting your family at unnecessary risk. Keep your family safe with these quick tips.

How to Understand the Threshold Limit Value How to Understand the Threshold Limit Value How to Understand the Threshold Limit Value How to Understand the Threshold Limit Value


Everything has a threshold, a point of no return. What are the threshold limit values that surround you everyday?

Lost Time: How Does it Add Up? Lost Time: How Does it Add Up? Lost Time: How Does it Add Up? Lost Time: How Does it Add Up?


Find out how lost time is calculated and what it means from a profit perspective.

Portable Radiation: Cell Phone and Bluetooth Headset Safety Tips Portable Radiation: Cell Phone and Bluetooth Headset Safety Tips Portable Radiation: Cell Phone and Bluetooth Headset Safety Tips Portable Radiation: Cell Phone and Bluetooth Headset Safety Tips


Learn about the possible side effects of prolonged cell phone and Bluetooth usage, and how you can minimize the risks of microwave...

Drink Up: How to Prevent Dehydration on the Job Drink Up: How to Prevent Dehydration on the Job Drink Up: How to Prevent Dehydration on the Job Drink Up: How to Prevent Dehydration on the Job


Staying hydrated is an important part of workplace safety. Learn about the effects of dehydration and how to prevent them.

Life Hacks: 3 Ways to Boost Summer Safety at Home Life Hacks: 3 Ways to Boost Summer Safety at Home Life Hacks: 3 Ways to Boost Summer Safety at Home Life Hacks: 3 Ways to Boost Summer Safety at Home


Most accidents happen in the home, not the workplace. Ensure your home meets the safety grade by using these three simple tricks.

Teamwork: Working Together Towards a Safer Tomorrow Teamwork: Working Together Towards a Safer Tomorrow Teamwork: Working Together Towards a Safer Tomorrow Teamwork: Working Together Towards a Safer Tomorrow


Working with others is a fact of life. Learn how you can build a healthy team that works together safely and efficiently.

Weather Matters: Spring Specific Safety Topics Weather Matters: Spring Specific Safety Topics Weather Matters: Spring Specific Safety Topics Weather Matters: Spring Specific Safety Topics


As the seasons change, so do the hazards. Learn what to look out for in the spring months.

How to Understand Air Pollution and be Prepared for High Risk Days How to Understand Air Pollution and be Prepared for High Risk Days How to Understand Air Pollution and be Prepared for High Risk Days How to Understand Air Pollution and be Prepared for High Risk Days


Air pollution is on the rise. Learn how to monitor this new risk and keep your workplace safe and healthy.

Find Your Career in the Safety Industry Find Your Career in the Safety Industry Find Your Career in the Safety Industry Find Your Career in the Safety Industry


There is more demand - and responsibilities - for safety professionals than ever before. Find out why.

How to Prepare for a Safety Inspection How to Prepare for a Safety Inspection How to Prepare for a Safety Inspection How to Prepare for a Safety Inspection


Preparing properly for your next safety inspection will ensure that your company exceeds expectations. Find out what steps to take here.

Awareness vs. Complacency: The Value of Reviewing Safety Moments Awareness vs. Complacency: The Value of Reviewing Safety Moments Awareness vs. Complacency: The Value of Reviewing Safety Moments Awareness vs. Complacency: The Value of Reviewing Safety Moments


Complacency can be just as dangerous as ignorance. Learn how reviewing safety moments can improve safety awareness among your workers.

Stay On Top:  A Worker's Guide to Safe Work Around Water and Ice Stay On Top:  A Worker's Guide to Safe Work Around Water and Ice Stay On Top:  A Worker's Guide to Safe Work Around Water and Ice Stay On Top:  A Worker's Guide to Safe Work Around Water and Ice


The seasons in North American are marked by distinct landscape changes, but some of these changes can be deceiving, which can make judging...

Office Safety:  Knowing Fire Safety Can Save Your Life Office Safety:  Knowing Fire Safety Can Save Your Life Office Safety:  Knowing Fire Safety Can Save Your Life Office Safety:  Knowing Fire Safety Can Save Your Life


How many people in your office can name where the fire extinguishers are located and where the rendezvous point is in the event of a fire?...

Top 10 Most Cited Safety Standards of 2013 Top 10 Most Cited Safety Standards of 2013 Top 10 Most Cited Safety Standards of 2013 Top 10 Most Cited Safety Standards of 2013


How does your company stack up? Compare your most frequent safety standard slips with the Top 10 reported in 2013.

CPR Certification: Why You Need It, How to Get It CPR Certification: Why You Need It, How to Get It CPR Certification: Why You Need It, How to Get It CPR Certification: Why You Need It, How to Get It


CPR can help save a life. Find out how it does and where to get proper training.