Category: Song of the Week

The EHS Daily Advisor editorial staff pick their favorite safety-centric songs to serve as the soundtrack to your workday.

EHSDA Song of the Week: Accident Prone

Near-miss incidents may not result in damage or injury, but they should not be ignored. This week, EHS Daily Advisor wrote about the importance of near-miss reporting. To go along with that focus, the Song of the Week is “Accident Prone,” a low-key masterpiece from Bay Area punk act Jawbreaker. The fourth track on the […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: No Quarter

EHS Daily Advisor this week wrote about working in cold weather conditions and the unique hazards that winter can present. The Song of the Week is an appropriately chilly classic from Led Zeppelin called “No Quarter.” Released on 1973’s Houses of the Holy album, “No Quarter” departs from the straight-ahead, blues-based hard rock that made […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: New Year

As we wrap up the first week of 2024, it’s time to put the holiday celebrations and time off behind us and look ahead to the new year. To help you kick start your safety endeavors, EHS Daily Advisor’s Song of the Week is a short blast of indie rock awesomeness from the Breeders, appropriately […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)

With the holidays upon us, many folks are focusing on family gatherings and gift exchanges. But it’s also a time for tension, which leads us to the EHSDA Song of the Week: “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)” by the Ramones. Originally released in November 1987 as the B-side of the single “I […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: Roadrunner

Distracted driving is a huge safety issue. This week on EHS Daily Advisor, we wrote about how employers and employees can prevent distracted driving. There are many great songs about driving, but the Song of the Week honors go to “Roadrunner” by the Modern Lovers. Led by singer-songwriter Jonathan Richman, the Modern Lovers were formed […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: Feel the Pain

The holiday season is here and while people are gearing up for family gatherings, they’re also readying themselves for the onslaught of winter illnesses. EHS Daily Advisor this week wrote about preparing for a potential “tripledemic” of respiratory illnesses, including influenza, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which could lead to a lot of pain. […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: If I Should Fall From Grace With God

This week, EHS Daily Advisor featured content on dealing with impaired employees in the workplace. Coincidentally, later in the week came the sad news of the death of Irish singer and songwriter Shane MacGowan, who fronted the Pogues and became a cautionary tale of sorts about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. Appropriately, the […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: Help I’m Alive

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently launched a campaign to help reduce healthcare worker burnout and improve their mental health. In that spirit, the EHSDA Song of the Week is Metric’s “Help I’m Alive,” a 2008 indie rocker about overcoming stress. “Help I’m Alive” was the lead single on the Toronto-based […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: The Robots

This week, EHS Daily Advisor hosted Technology NOW, a two-day online summit examining the impact of technology on EHS. The Song of the Week jumps back to the 1970s for a futuristic exploration of technology by German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk. “The Robots” (or “Die Roboter”) was released in 1978 on the group’s seventh album, […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: Falling

Last week at the 2023 National Safety Council’s Safety Congress and Expo in New Orleans, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration unveiled its top 10 most-cited standards for the year, and for the 13th straight time, fall protection was in the top spot. To that end, the EHSDA Song of the Week is Julee Cruise’s […]