Allison Short, CSP, CIT, is a highly competent safety professional with nearly 10 years of experience in general industry and higher education. After beginning her safety career at PowerSecure, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Southern Company, Allison is now a Safety and Health Specialist for Auburn University and a co-host of the “Safety Justice […]
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Computer vision, or the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze video, may help mitigate the risks of fatal injury in the workplace, according to the new white paper Using Computer Vision as a Risk Mitigation Tool from the National Safety Council (NSC). The publication was released October 27 as part of the NSC’s “Work […]
Mwangi Ndonga started as an industrial hygienist in the upstream oil and gas sector. He initially supported assets in WY and CO. After several years, he says he had the privilege of managing industrial hygiene and occupational health for U.S. and Canadian operations. Mwangi changed sectors during the pandemic and now works in manufacturing as […]
Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine automation, the use of automation in EHS reporting, and how it can increase the productivity of the workforce. New technologies are constantly being invented and distributed to consumers, including versions of […]
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced a competition for programmers to develop artificial intelligence (AI) capable of analyzing safety reports and assigning occupational safety and health classification codes. Submissions are due by November 21.
On the second day of the American Society of Safety Professionals’ (ASSP) Safety 2018 Conference and Exposition held in San Antonio, Texas, self-described futurist Mike Walsh, author of The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas, energized the crowd of attendees by advocating an approach to safety and leadership that embraces automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning […]