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Respiratory protection in six simple steps

By Barry Robinson
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Six steps may be taken when addressing respiratory conditions to ensure the health and safety of workers and compliance with OSHA regulations

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Arc Flash: Layering levels of protection

By Mark Saner
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When it comes to electric arc flash protection, “layering” can be a cost-effective, practical way to clothe workers as they move between tasks with different hazard ratings.

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A designer’s insights on safety footwear

By Mike Roundhouse
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Here are a few things that help make a product stand out and be successful.

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Recognizing workers’ accomplishments must be genuine – or it can be counter-productive

By Brian Galonek
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I define “The Four Pillars of Safety” as engagement, recognition, communications and measurement.

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Employees can close the gaps in your safety culture

Understanding how to successfully engage and empower your workforce is key to ensuring that your organization can start and continue the journey toward safety culture excellence.
By Brett Haskins CSP
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Empowering front-line workers — those who stand to benefit the most from an effective safety process — is a concept that has been talked about much over the last decade

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Powered truck training

What OSHA does — and does not — require
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Powered industrial truck operator training requirements apply to all industries where these trucks are used, except agricultural operations.

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High-pressure hydraulic “fracking” poses silica exposures

By Dennis Capizzi and Leslie Mitchell
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Hydraulic fracturing has been used for hydrocarbon recovery for decades, but has become widespread in North America due to a modern process known as horizontal slick water fracking

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New gloves improve friction force to ease muscle fatigue

By Laura Proctor
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If asked, a worker handling machined parts on an assembly line in an automotive plant may not say he works in an oily environment.

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Lockout-tagout plans and product applications: Energy control

By Jack Rubinger
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According to OSHA, machines need to have power sources removed and be locked out, tagged out (LOTO), and isolated from the source to prevent serious injury.

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You must be a curator to access & sell your knowledge & expertise

By Nathan Crutchfield and James Roughton
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To enhance your value to any organization, one must become a “curator” that can identify, select, qualify, and organize essential information.

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ASSE's Safety 2013 Review

A photo gallery from the Las Vegas Convention Center, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 24 to 27. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.


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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EST

Leveraging Sustainability Initiatives to Benefit Your Community and Increase Compliance

This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

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2014 September

ISHN'S September issue features a series of essay on thought leadership. Get expert advice on self-motivation, compliance and more!

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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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2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.