Mark H. Stromme

Mark is a workplace safety editor with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., 3003 Breezewood Ln., Neenah, WI 54957; (920) 722-2848; Email:; Internet:


Safety’s surge in the energy industries

How to prevent “Struck-by” and “Caught-in” hazards from causing injuries

Due to the United States’ renewed interest in becoming energy self-sufficient, drilling for oil and gas in parts of the U.S. has accelerated to a fever pitch.

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5 fall protection myths

Clear up construction industry misconceptions
In construction work, falls are the leading cause of worker fatalities. 

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Construction Safety Training

Requirements, format, language & enforcement
Employers are required to provide safety training when employees are, or could be, exposed to hazards on the jobsite. But exactly what are the OSHA requirements for that training? What about the format and the language used to train?
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Tackling tough terrain

Operating a rough terrain forklift can be difficult. These seven safety tips can help.
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Don't be hard-headed

Next time you see a coworker with a well-worn hard hat, ask him if he’s thought about replacing it. You might save his life.
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Training Strategies: Keys for conducting a safety meeting on the construction site

Whether it’s a formal safety meeting set up in a classroom, or a weekly toolbox talk on the jobsite, preparation is key to successful training. If you’re on a construction site, here are some tips for properly setting up a classroom-style construction safety meeting.
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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE


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