Best Practices

Wearable sensor technology

Now is the time to beef up your understanding
Technology, particularly the rapid growth of very low-cost wearable sensor technology, is bringing industrial hygiene techniques to the masses. How do the promise and problems with high tech IH impact you?


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Heads up on traumatic brain injuries

Falls are the leading cause of a blow to the brain
A concussion is caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth.


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How to simplify OSHA standards

This month we give Managing Best Practices columnist Dan Markiewicz a well-earned break to bring you this article by Jeff Travis, CSP.


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Tackling taboo topics: “Pregnant worker” & “unborn child”

After a 30-year sleep, workplace safety is undergoing a great transformation. All workplaces and nearly all workplace hazards will be impacted.


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How to be a change agent

Seek lasting change, not singular event changes
Safety pros can effect change by (1) rethink how change happens, (2) prep for change, and (3) seize the opportunity to effect lasting change.


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Keeping pace with the best: Here’s how to keep up with best safety practices

A reader of this column recently asked me, “How does someone keep up with best safety practices?” There is no easy answer.


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How to develop safety skills versus safety knowledge

Credential mills flourish because few people take the time to understand how the numerous and varied credentials from a state driver’s license, school diploma, and whatever title, such as CPR certification, are legally and ethically bestowed upon individuals.


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Age-friendly safety strategies

One in every five American workers will be over the age of 65 by 2015, and one in four Americans will be over 55 by 2020, according to NIOSH’s webpage “Healthy Aging at Work” established in March 2014.


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The rise of city-state health & safety laws

Are you ready for the local consequences?
Smoke-free workplaces are the norm across the nation.


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12 ideas to improve your safety programs

Major innovations to small tweaks
Looking to improve your worksite safety and environmental health programs?


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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