Safety-related apps for mobile devices are increasingly being used by occupational safety and health professionals.Visit ISHN’s “Apps” topic regularly to learn about the latest developments in the apps field.
The Utilities sector comprises establishments engaged in the provision of the following utility services: electric power, natural gas, steam supply, water supply, and sewage removal. Within this sector, the specific activities associated with the utility services provided vary by utility: electric power includes generation, transmission, and distribution; natural gas includes distribution; steam supply includes provision and/or distribution; water supply includes treatment and distribution; and sewage removal includes collection, treatment, and disposal of waste through sewer systems and sewage treatment facilities.
FR Protection covers the critical issue of protecting employees from arc flashes and arc blasts though the use of flame-resistant fabrics in personal protective equipment. Other electrical safety issues are also reviewed to give readers practical “how to” info to safeguard workers.
ISHN’s Time Machine monthly column marks the magazine’s 50th anniversary by looking back at significant workplace safety and health issues and events of the past half century, and looking ahead to future developments and advances.