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Faces of EHS: Chip Darius Highlights the Joys of Safety Training

Even the most thoroughly developed health and safety program can fall flat without effective training. While on the surface, getting a training program off the ground can seem straightforward, in reality, it’s anything but. Every business has unique contingencies, and, if you don’t take the time to understand and plan for them, any training program […]

4-Step Forklift Walkaround Inspection

Do your employees know how to conduct a walkaround as part of a preoperational forklift inspection? The first step toward safe forklift operation is conducting the preoperational inspection. Forklift operators should conduct the inspection at the start of each work shift to ensure that the forklift will work properly. According to OSHA, 1 in 15 […]

The Book on Ladder Safety: OSHA Issues New Ebook

As part of its Fall Prevention Campaign, OSHA has ventured into a new area: ebook publishing. What, you might ask, do ebooks that can be read on computers and other electronic devices have to do with fall prevention? OSHA is hoping that its new 16-page booklet, Falling Off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely, will […]