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Back to Basics: Landscaping Hazards and Safety

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine the hazards that landscapers face and how to deal with them safely. Landscapers are exposed to all kinds of different hazards on a daily basis, ranging from heat and weather hazards, […]

Federal Contractors Should Expect Climate Disclosure Rules to Become New Norm

A forthcoming proposed rule from the Biden administration will require contractors supplying goods and services to the federal government to disclose greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and other climate-related risks. The rule follows similar requirements proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to the disclosure of climate change risks. The proposed changes to the Federal […]

OSHA Weighs Massachusetts State Plan

On June 30, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed granting initial approval for a Massachusetts state safety and health plan covering state and local government workers (87 Federal Register (FR) 39033). The Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards (DLS) has submitted a developmental state safety and health plan for initial OSHA approval. OSHA proposed […]

Infographic: Safety Certifications

As with any other industry, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) is a field that requires knowledge about a variety of specialized topics and certain skillsets that can help EHS professionals lead their teams and workplaces. One of the many ways to kickstart a career in EHS is to earn a safety certification, which can show […]

Jury Awards $650K in Damages in Whistleblower Suit

A federal jury found that a Massachusetts employer and his company retaliated against an employee who reported an on-the-job injury, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced on June 22. The jury awarded $650,000 in damages—$600,000 in punitive damages and $50,000 in compensatory damages—in the case. The DOL filed a lawsuit in February 2019 against Tara […]

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Infographic: Safety Certifications

As with any other industry, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) is a field that requires knowledge about a variety of specialized topics and certain skillsets that can help EHS professionals lead their teams and workplaces. One of the many ways to kickstart a career in EHS is to earn a safety certification, which can show […]

Infographic: Forklift Safety

Forklifts and powered industrial trucks are used to move materials and to raise, lower, and remove large objects from pallets, boxes, crates, and other containers, according to OSHA. They are used in many different industries and can either be ridden by the operator or controlled by a walking operator. Here’s what you need to know about […]

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First Impact Glove with Low-Profile Impact Protection AND a Crinkle Latex Palm

Magid’s Flex Series expands with a new palm coating that delivers superior wet and dry grip ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (June 30, 2022) – Magid Glove & Safety has expanded its T-REX® Flex Series® Lean lineup with the new TRX449. Lean impact protection means no more overprotecting with thick TPR, or under protecting with non-impact gloves. The […]

Frontline Workers Say Management Feels “Out of Touch” with Their Roles

KANSAS CITY, MO., June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A new survey has revealed more than 1 in 3 frontline workers (40%) feel management is “out of touch” with their role based on the communications they receive from HQ. The YouGov data commissioned by SafetyCulture represents the views of American, British and Australian “frontline workers” – individuals who must “physically show up […]

State of Safety and Beyond

The State of Safety and Beyond Survey gathered the insight of 314 environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals about how their organizations are dealing with current safety challenges and what they’re expecting in the future. These concerns run the gamut from the very real threat of COVID-19 to perennial issues such as training, leadership, safety […]

SafetyCulture invests in groundbreaking IoT player Inauro

KANSAS CITY, 6 June – Global workplace operations company, SafetyCulture, has today announced a USD $2.1M investment into data and IoT software company, Inauro. This latest investment continues SafetyCulture’s support of emerging technologies which enhance frontline processes. Launched in 2020 by co-founders Craig Kesby and Angus Kennard, Inauro was created to realize the value of […]