safety inspections

Safety Inspections & Observations: A Walkthrough

Safety inspections are critical to ensure that workplaces, buildings, equipment, and other resources are safe for employee use. As the understanding and recognition of hazards and methods for mitigating or preventing them have grown, regulations and standards have been put … Read More

Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding in Manufacturing Facilities

Manufacturing plants contain numerous dangers that can injure and even kill workers. Common hazards include chemicals, slips and falls, electrical hazards, fast-moving forklifts, and machines with moving parts. Machinery with moving parts has the potential to cause serious workplace injuries, … Read More

PPE for Employee Health and Safety

What to Consider When Choosing PPE for Employee Health and Safety

Personal protective equipment (or PPE) has long played a critical role in keeping people safe on the job, whether they work in a medical laboratory or a warehouse. The specific type of PPE chosen for employees depends on numerous factors … Read More

Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety – Keeping Your Workers Safe

Thousands of Americans are employed in laboratories where they perform work to find cures for diseases, better understand and control infectious agents and toxins, and improve our lives and health. As with all occupations, laboratory workers face risks that vary … Read More

Hazard Communication

How to Handle Hazard Communication and Avoid Hefty Fines

Statistics from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) reveal that standards for hazard communication are regularly not being met in United States workplaces, as it was one of the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards in 2021. Companies from … Read More

Health and Safety in 2022

The Year in Review: Health and Safety in 2022

As 2023 begins, it is important to start the year reflecting on recent progress made. In the field of health and safety, this takes the form of reviewing changes imposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Looking back … Read More