On episode 122 of EHS On Tap, Kevin Kelpe, continuing education manager at Diversified Fall Protection, talks about some new OSHA ladder safety requirements. This episode is sponsored by Diversified Fall Protection.
Working with machinery and moving machine parts is common in many workplaces, and according to OSHA, it has the potential to cause serious injuries amongst employees such as crushed fingers or hands, amputations, burns, or blindness. Here’s what you need to know about machine guarding.
On episode 121 of EHS On Tap, Megan Walters, vice president of compliance and customer success at Encamp, talks about the challenges that women face in EHS.
Workers are exposed to hazardous energy in a number of different industries, especially during equipment and machinery maintenance and servicing. Here’s what you need to know about lockout/tagout.
On episode 120 of EHS On Tap, Christopher Kenessey, CEO of AlertMedia, talks about the evolving landscape of threats that organizations face.
Asthma is a lung condition in which the airways become narrow and inflamed, and it is accompanied by episodes of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), work-related asthma is asthma triggered by an exposure at work. There are over 300 known or suspected substances […]
On episode 119 of EHS On Tap, Tony Roussey, chief operating officer of EV Construction, talks about his company’s safety philosophy.
According to OSHA, nail technicians face a wide variety of health hazards every day at work. OSHA has several recommendations for nail technicians to help keep them safe when dealing with the three main types of hazards: chemical, ergonomic, and biological hazards. Here’s what you need to know about nail technician safety. Check out our Back to Basics: […]
On episode 118 of EHS On Tap, Dr. Tim Ludwig, professor at Appalachian State University, talks about his book Dysfunctional Practices That Kill Your Safety Culture.
Hazardous waste management is a topic that encompasses a wide variety of wastes and procedures that helps to keep the harmful effects of waste on human health and the environment to a minimum. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the universal waste regulations streamline the hazardous waste management standards for certain categories of hazardous waste […]