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Supply Chain Risk Management Platform by Avetta, LLC Now Available on SAP® Store

By integrating with SAP® Ariba® Supplier Risk, the platform enables businesses to monitor supplier compliance status in real-time, helping companies manage safety, sustainability, and business risk. OREM, UTAH and HOUSTON — Oct. 25, 2022 — Avetta®, LLC, a leading provider of supply chain risk management (SCRM) software, today announced that its Supply Chain Risk Management platform is now available on SAP® Store. Through integration with SAP® Ariba® Supplier Risk, the platform provides critical […]

The Pros and Cons of Lead-Acid and Lithium-Ion Batteries

As technology advances and businesses search for energy independence, the need for lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries has grown. Here, we’ll take a look at the growing market size of these batteries, their role in sustainability, environmental impact, and complex reporting requirements.

ASSP Foundation to create groundbreaking educational framework

PARK RIDGE, IL (Oct. 25, 2022) — The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation aims to break new ground in the way it helps occupational safety and health professionals advance their careers and better protect workers. The Foundation seeks volunteers for a task force that will develop a comprehensive educational framework to support safety […]

ORIGAMI RISK PARTNERS WITH STP TO MAKE REGULATORY COMPLIANCE AND AUDIT CONTENT ACCESSIBLE THROUGH ORIGAMI’S EHS PLATFORM

CHICAGO, Illinois and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, October 20, 2022 – Origami Risk and STP ComplianceEHS (STP) today announced they are collaborating to make STP’s regulatory compliance and related audit content accessible through the Origami environment, health and safety (EHS) platform. Notably, EHS professionals, risk, and other executives using Origami’s EHS platform are able to […]

Emerging Cannabis Trends in Today’s Environment

With some form of cannabis now legal in the majority of the United States, employers are left to question if they should even continue screening for cannabis in their workplaces. This article will cover a number of questions that employers may face in today’s ever-changing workplace environment.

ASSP Foundation receives second grant to advance workplace safety

PARK RIDGE, IL (Sept. 26, 2022) — The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation has received a second Susan Harwood education and training grant for $159,967 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), directly supporting the ASSP Foundation’s development of free workplace safety and health instructional materials on combatting […]

Tips to Build a Hand Safety Program That Reduces Injuries

Every year, millions of workers get injured on the job, and a significant number of reported occupational injuries are hand related. The good news is that hand injuries are the number one preventable industrial accident across all industries. So, if hand injuries are so preventable, why are they so common? And how have some companies reduced their hand injuries by 50, even 90 percent?

Workplace Safety: Why PPE is the Last Line of Defense

Hand safety is often overlooked and injuries to hands and fingers continue to be common workplace occurrences across various industries. Every year, millions of workers get injured on the job, and a significant number of reported occupational injuries are hand related.

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.