Category: Personnel Safety

OSHA Tips for Heat Exposure

By John E. Hall With much of the country in line for more high temperatures as summer winds down, employers should be mindful of employees’ exposure to heat hazards on the job. Although the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has no heat standard, the agency has become increasingly willing to cite employers for employees’ […]

Q&A: Anhydrous Ammonia Leaks

Recently, we received the following question from a subscriber: What does OSHA say about initial entry into an area with a suspected gas leak of anhydrous ammonia of unknown quantity and the use of an SCBA?

Are Your Employees Ready for the Heat?

Your summer checklist might include signing the kids up for swimming lessons and making reservations for a beach getaway. But if your employees work outside, preparations should also include readying them for exposure to the heat. Get important reminders here.

The State of Safety Programs

To learn about the impact of technology on health and safety, BLR partnered with eCompliance to survey 600+ environmental, health, and safety (EHS) pros. Check out the highlightes in our infographic below:

Countdown to Stand-Down: Standing Up to Workplace Slips, Trips, and Falls

American workers can’t seem to get out of our own way—or out of the way of objects in our path, wet and slippery surfaces, uneven flooring, and other hazards. Slips, trips, and falls (STFs) befall us entirely too often, and the impact is staggering. This Compliance Report steps into the subject of falls with insight […]