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Infographic: Oil and Gas Hazards

Oil and gas industry workers face all kinds of hazards during all the different industrial processes they execute in order to drill and service a well. Here’s what you need to know about oil and gas industry hazards. 

Nebraska Recycler Placed in SVEP After Fatality

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on August 4 announced that Mid-Nebraska Disposal is facing $337,903 in proposed penalties and has been placed in the agency’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) following a worker fatality. Agency investigators found that a 20-year-old worker was feeding cardboard waste into a baler on February 7, 2022, when […]

Faces of EHS: Jon Broyles on Building a Foundation for Safety

Jon Broyles began his career as a firefighter, peace officer, and emergency medical technician (EMT). He moved on to become a hazardous materials specialist, and then a safety consultant and first aid instructor. He currently works as a corporate safety officer at AMG & Associates, one of Southern California’s fastest growing construction companies specializing in […]

OIG Says Trump EPA Ignored Guidelines in Assessing Pesticide Cancer Risks

On July 20, 2022, the EPA Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report critical of EPA management practices, entitled “The EPA Needs to Improve the Transparency of Its Cancer-Assessment Process for Pesticides.” The controversy uncovered by the report centers around the use of 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D) pesticide. The report concludes the Trump Administration EPA did […]

Biden Administration Says Clean Energy is the Most Cost-Effective Solution

Expect new limits on coal ash and ozone pollution from the EPA to continue the push toward the transition from fossil fuel-powered energy generation to clean energy. The Agency continues to explore other options for decarbonization as the Biden administration pushes to achieve the president’s stated campaign goals of achieving net-zero emissions by 2035. “We […]

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Infographic: Oil and Gas Hazards

Oil and gas industry workers face all kinds of hazards during all the different industrial processes they execute in order to drill and service a well. Here’s what you need to know about oil and gas industry hazards. 

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Magid Silicone Coated Gloves for Window Manufacturing Last Up to Six Times Longer

Innovative solution for window manufacturers looking for adhesion resistance, high cut resistance, and dexterity ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (August 1, 2022) – Window manufacturers and other industries that work with hot melt and sealant can have it all with Magid’s RepTek Grip® silicone palm-coated gloves providing adhesion resistance paired with high cut resistance and dexterity. Hot butyl […]

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Why Roof Hatches Can Be Dangerous Fall Hazards

Falls are far too common, and the results are often devastating. According to the National Safety Council, falls killed 42,114 people at home and work in 2020, making it the second most common cause of unintentional death in the United States. In addition, during that same period, 211,640 workers were hurt badly enough in a workplace fall to need days away from work. This article is sponsored by Diversified Fall Protection.

The Makings of the EHS Leader of Tomorrow

In this whitepaper, Origami Risk explores the question “What contributes to the success of EHS professionals as they strive to advance safety culture and improve workplace safety?” Based on the primary interviews, secondary research, and the results of Origami’s EHS maturity assessment, we help EHS professionals get a glimpse into: Common challenges EHS professionals must […]

Moving the Needle: Employee Upskilling in the Modern Workforce

In our “Moving the Needle: Employee Upskilling in the Modern Workforce” report, nearly 400 executives, directors, managers, and professionals from the human resources and environmental health and safety (EHS) industries responded during March 2022 and weighed in on the presence of upskilling and training programs in their workplace. With this closer look, we aim to […]