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.
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Safeopedia co-founder, Scott Cuthbert, shares the story of when and why worksite safety became a priority for him.
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 having them occur in your home.
Spring has arrived, and the cyclists and motorcyclists have hit the roads. Learn more about motorcycle and bicycle safety, so we all reach our destination safely.
Learn the basics of keeping a daily safety log, and the importance of daily documentation.
Nearly 80% of the population suffers from low back pain. Follow these safe lifting tips to ensure your back is free from lifting strain.
Learn about basic logout / tagout safety basics, and how to keep yourself and your team safe.
The environmental element of Environmental Health and Safety is gaining more attention in recent years. Learn what this means for individuals and industries.
Learn what tools run on compressed air, and how to ensure you stay safe while using them.
Winter driving can be treacherous in many areas. Learn what you can do to prepare yourself and your vehicle for winter roads.
Need a quick refresher on saw safety? Read up on the ways you can protect yourself.
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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 safety operations on site, and...
This video from the Mining Safety and Health Administration tells the story of a workplace accident in which a worker, and his bulldozer, are buried in a coal surge.