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Back to Basics: Safety Certification Requirements

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 different safety certifications and the requirements for becoming a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). As with any other industry, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) is a field that requires knowledge about […]

OSHA Issues Six-Figure Fines for Fall Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a pair of six-figure penalties issued to two employers for fall violations, including citations for a fatal fall. On June 21, the agency revealed it cited a Strasburg, Pennsylvania, framing contractor for two willful and five serious violations, exposing workers to falls as high as 14 feet while […]

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 […]

2022 Safety Standout Awards Ceremony

The winners of the 2022 Safety Standout Awards have been selected! Our latest honorees demonstrated a steadfast commitment to safety. The winners are as follows: Best Overall Safety Program and Culture: Verizon Innovations in Safety Training Award: Ally Safety Best Safety Committee: Phillips 66 Moving Beyond Compliance Award: EV Construction Young Safety Professional Excellence Award: […]

Advancing Environmental Justice

The Biden administration continues to take actions to advance its goals to elevate environmental justice (EJ) and address past injustices by enforcing pollution laws to create equity for overburdened communities. The latest action is the release of “EPA Legal Tools to Advance Environmental Justice (EJ Legal Tools), dated May 26, 2022, by the EPA Office […]

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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 […]

Industry News

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 […]

Your First Line of Defense

While we hope that fire extinguishers never have to be used, they still need to be inspected and maintained to ensure they are working properly in case an emergency occurs. In the Sure-Fire Guide to Fire Extinguisher Inspections, you will: Learn how often fire extinguishers should be inspected. Get a paper copy of KPA’s Monthly […]