A Safety Guide to Electrical Hazards

How many electrical hazards can you count around you right now? Unless you are off-grid, there’s at least a handful of electrical outlets and electrical tools nearby you right now....

Ladder Inspections and Checklists for Ladder Safety

Falls from ladders are completely preventable, yet they still occur thousands of times throughout the year. Ladder citations were number 3 in the list of top OSHA violations for 2021....

Managing Chemical Hazards in the Workplace

The risk of chemical exposure is a part of daily life, both at home and at work. But even though we encounter chemicals all day, we should still be intentional...

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Chemical Hazards in the Workplace: An Overview

How many hazardous chemicals do your teams encounter at work every day? The figure is almost certainly higher than you might think. When the chemicals on your premises are deemed...

Protective Systems for Trench Safety

With an average of 19 trench fatalities per year, protective systems are essential for trench safety. These fatalities and accidents are preventable. Sloping, shoring, shielding, and benching help prevent the...

Hearing Protection in the Workplace

According to the CDC, tens of millions of workers are potentially exposed every year to damaging noise. Hearing loss is a preventable condition, and employers are responsible for providing hearing...

A Safety Guide to Industrial Robotics Hazards

Industrial robotics offer automation that can enhance safety, but the robotics themselves can introduce their own hazards. According to the World Robotics 2021 Industrial Report by the International Federation of...

A Guide to Head Protection in the Workplace

The purpose of head protection is to safeguard workers from falling debris, low-hanging objects, electrical hazards, or even direct sunlight. Industrial and construction workers generally wear hard hats or safety...

Machine Guarding for Workplace Safety

In February 2022, OSHA announced $389,706 in proposed penalties for violations at a sawmill and pallet manufacturer that included a lack of sufficient machine guarding in the workplace. Machine guarding...
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