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Airfield Safety Hinges on Communication

Safety is a top priority for all in the aviation industry, however, there is no shortage of challenges. Part of reducing dangers and improving clar...

Safety is a top priority for all in the aviation industry, however, there is no shortage of challenges. Part of reducing dangers and improving clarity and awareness on airfields requires various forms of visual communication as well as other checks and balances.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 25, 2018
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Is Your Facility Fit for the Future?

Can your company keep up with the future demands of manufacturing, distribution, and e-commerce? Technology is a crucial component in ensuring busi...

Can your company keep up with the future demands of manufacturing, distribution, and e-commerce? Technology is a crucial component in ensuring business longevity. The future of success in manufacturing requires changing with technology and workplace safety best practices.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 25, 2018
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ASSP Advancing Safety with Education, Research

The American Society of Safety Professionals has created a new academic and research council. The council emphasizes the importance of higher educa...

The American Society of Safety Professionals has created a new academic and research council. The council emphasizes the importance of higher education and research. It will use a combination of these educational and research efforts to advance the safety and health profession.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 25, 2018
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Inspection Drones Take Safety to New Heights

Drone inspections are becoming a big benefit for businesses. These aerial devices can enter dangerous work situations and can safely evaluate areas...

Drone inspections are becoming a big benefit for businesses. These aerial devices can enter dangerous work situations and can safely evaluate areas where a worker may have trouble gaining access. This provides industry sectors with new levels of efficiency, saving costs, and preventing injuries.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 07, 2018
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Make Your Nominations for NSC Green Cross Awards

The Green Cross for Safety is awarded for those who demonstrate excellence in safety. The categories for nomination reflect a variety of environmen...

The Green Cross for Safety is awarded for those who demonstrate excellence in safety. The categories for nomination reflect a variety of environments celebrating safety in three categories: Excellence, Innovation and Advocate.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 05, 2018
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A Little Comic Relief Can Perk Up Safety Programs

Laughter can make any situation better, especially at work. To help boost safety meetings, safety and health managers and other leaders can strateg...

Laughter can make any situation better, especially at work. To help boost safety meetings, safety and health managers and other leaders can strategically use laughter to build relationships and make important messages stick among the group.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published August 22, 2018
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Warehouse Upgrades Reflect Rapid Growth

With the growth of online retail, the warehouse industry is seeing rampant growth. Warehouse and logistic companies throughout the U.S. are expandi...

With the growth of online retail, the warehouse industry is seeing rampant growth. Warehouse and logistic companies throughout the U.S. are expanding and upgrading their facilities to keep up with that growth. Space is the place, and there is always room for safety.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published August 22, 2018
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Employers Dabble in Dangers on the Darkside

To reduce energy use and costs, some facilities are dimming the lights. However, reducing light can also reduce visibility for workers. Ensure the...

To reduce energy use and costs, some facilities are dimming the lights. However, reducing light can also reduce visibility for workers. Ensure the health and safety of workers by using smart energy reduction systems and highlighting important areas with visual communication.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published August 22, 2018
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ANSI Raising Bar on Powered Access Standard

The International Powered Access Federation promotes safe, powered access equipment. In a push for mobile elevated work platform operator training...

The International Powered Access Federation promotes safe, powered access equipment. In a push for mobile elevated work platform operator training that is compliant, the Canadian Standards Association updated its standard in May 2018 and the American National Standards Institute will update soon.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published August 15, 2018
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ANSI Issues Dropped Objects Standard

To help eliminate the hazards of dropped objects from heights, the International Safety Equipment Association and the American National Standards I...

To help eliminate the hazards of dropped objects from heights, the International Safety Equipment Association and the American National Standards Institute have developed a new standard for industrial and occupational settings. Users of tools at heights are now to use tool tethers.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published July 26, 2018