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Scott Cuthbert

Prevention is the best medicine! No job is 100% safe, but there is much that employers, employees and safety professionals can do to minimize and reduce the risks. This applies to our Environment, our Health and our Safety.

At Safeopedia we believe that harnessing the collective genius of the global Environmental Health and Safety community will make the world a safer place. Safety starts with you! Our mission is to enlist your help to improve the culture of safety across all industries.

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Articles by Scott Cuthbert


Safety Moment: Eye Protection Safety Moment: Eye Protection Safety Moment: Eye Protection Safety Moment: Eye Protection


Safety eyewear protects one of the most vulnerable parts of your body. Learn about eye safety and the associated PPE requirements

Safety Moment: Guardrail Systems Safety Moment: Guardrail Systems Safety Moment: Guardrail Systems Safety Moment: Guardrail Systems


Learn what guardrails are and how they can keep you safe at work

Not Worth the Money: Putting Safety (and Your Life) in Perspective Not Worth the Money: Putting Safety (and Your Life) in Perspective Not Worth the Money: Putting Safety (and Your Life) in Perspective Not Worth the Money: Putting Safety (and Your Life) in Perspective


Safeopedia co-founder, Scott Cuthbert, shares the story of when and why worksite safety became a priority for him

Spring has Sprung! Cyclist and Motorcyclist Safety Review Spring has Sprung! Cyclist and Motorcyclist Safety Review Spring has Sprung! Cyclist and Motorcyclist Safety Review Spring has Sprung! Cyclist and Motorcyclist Safety Review


Spring has arrived, and the cyclists and motorcyclists have hit the roads. Learn more about motorcycle and bicycle safety, so we all reach...

Back Safety & Lifting Techniques Back Safety & Lifting Techniques Back Safety & Lifting Techniques Back Safety & Lifting Techniques


Nearly 80% of the population suffers from low back pain. Follow these safe lifting tips to ensure your back is free from lifting strain

United States of Injury United States of Injury United States of Injury United States of Injury


One third of all accidents in the United States happen in the home, not at work. Learn what the most common injuries are, so you can avoid...

Safety Logs: Why Documentation Is Important Safety Logs: Why Documentation Is Important Safety Logs: Why Documentation Is Important Safety Logs: Why Documentation Is Important


Learn the basics of keeping a daily safety log, and the importance of daily documentation

The Growing Importance of E in EH&S The Growing Importance of E in EH&S The Growing Importance of E in EH&S The Growing Importance of E in EH&S


The environmental element of Environmental Health and Safety is gaining more attention in recent years. Learn what this means for...

Power Saws Power Saws Power Saws Power Saws


Need a quick refresher on saw safety? Read up on the ways you can protect yourself

Winter Driving Safety Winter Driving Safety Winter Driving Safety Winter Driving Safety


Winter driving can be treacherous in many areas. Learn what you can do to prepare yourself and your vehicle for winter roads

Understanding Lockout / Tagout Safety Understanding Lockout / Tagout Safety Understanding Lockout / Tagout Safety Understanding Lockout / Tagout Safety


Learn about basic logout / tagout safety basics, and how to keep yourself and your team safe

Seat Belts: The 2 Second Fix That Could Save Your Life Seat Belts: The 2 Second Fix That Could Save Your Life Seat Belts: The 2 Second Fix That Could Save Your Life Seat Belts: The 2 Second Fix That Could Save Your Life
Pneumatic Tool Safety Pneumatic Tool Safety Pneumatic Tool Safety Pneumatic Tool Safety


Learn what tools run on compressed air, and how to ensure you stay safe while using them

The 4 Essential Elements for Ensuring Contractor and Workplace Safety The 4 Essential Elements for Ensuring Contractor and Workplace Safety The 4 Essential Elements for Ensuring Contractor and Workplace Safety The 4 Essential Elements for Ensuring Contractor and Workplace Safety


Safety is the responsibility of all parties involved in a job, not just the contractor. Learn why owners should have more of a say in the...

Video: The Story of a Coal Surge Pile Rescue Video: The Story of a Coal Surge Pile Rescue Video: The Story of a Coal Surge Pile Rescue Video: The Story of a Coal Surge Pile Rescue


This video from the Mining Safety and Health Administration tells the story of a workplace accident in which a worker, and his bulldozer,...